Offense articles

Duke guard Grayson Allen (3) during the NCAA Basketball game between the Duke Blue Devils and the Virginia Cavaliers at John Paul Jones Arena on Wednesday February 15, 2017 in Charlottesville, VA. Jacob Kupferman/CSM(Credit Image: © Jacob Kupferman/CSM via ZUMA Wire)

Duke Blue Devils: Horns Elbow Series

Duke Blue Devils: Horns Elbow Series

As NCAA Basketball fast approaches, we take a look at a favorite “Horns” series and its options from the Duke Blue Devils. In the 2016-17 season, the Duke Blue Devils were tops among major conference programs with 67 field goals made from handoffs. While Duke gets many of its handoffs in the flow of their offense,

Stagger Split Action

Offensive Actions Breakdown: Stagger Split

A great way to expand an offensive playbook is by focusing on the actions that make up specific plays. By breaking plays down to their individual components, players will become more proficient in executing the actions. This also gives the option of utilizing those actions in a variety of ways without players having to learn a completely new play. When players understand the

September 17, 2017 - Istanbul, Turquía - Spain's Pau Gasol (C) in action against Russia's Andrey Vorontsevich (L) and Dmitrii Kulagin (R) during the EuroBasket 2017 third place match between Spain and Russia, in Istanbul, Turkey 17 September 2017. (Credit Image: © Juan Carlos Hidalgo/EFE via ZUMA Press)

FIBA EuroBasket Horns Sets

Three “Horns” sets featuring Spain, Finland and Germany from an exciting FIBA EuroBasket 2017 competition The FIBA EuroBasket 2017 competition ended on September 17 with Slovenia taking the gold medal after besting Serbia 93-85 in the championship game. The Slovenians, lead by Miami Heat guard and Eurobasket MVP Goran Dragic, marched through the three-week competition undefeated.


The Four T’s Of International Offense

The Four T’s Of International Offense – Four “automatics” to help your team create an advantage. (Note: This post first appeared at and is reposted with permission.) When watching International offenses one often sees reoccurring reads. Not plays. Not calls, but reads. Against a neutral and organized defense, offenses need to use an action