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Plays of the Week: Australia Horns

Plays of the Week: Australia Horns

The game of basketball is evolving. Every player at all levels is expected to be able to play on the perimeter. As the game has evolved, the horns formation has become a staple in playbooks across the world. By bringing the 4 and 5 near the top of the key, the defense has a number

Elbow Series - Plays of the Week

Elbow Series – EuroBasket 2017

As the 2017 NBA Finals concluded and the Golden State Warriors hoisted the Larry O’Brien Trophy for the second time in three years, basketball fans across the world looked to scratch that never ending basketball itch. EuroBasket Women 2017 provided that relief. An incredible tournament with great #XsOs, including a fantastic elbow series by the

Sept. 12, 2015 - Lille, France, France - Nikola Mirotic  (Credit Image: © Panoramic via ZUMA Press)

Plays of the Week – Spain National Team

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Spain by Wes Kosel was originally published by HoopDirt.com) This week’s starting five includes five set plays from the Spain National Team. These plays were used in the 2015 EuroBasket Tournament. Spain won the tournament giving them a ticket to Rio for the Summer Olympic Games. Spain beat

June 27, 2016 - Foto IPPAndrea Brintazzoli .Bologna 26062016.Basketball City Tournament  .Italia vs Canada .Nella Foto: Alessandro Gentile in palleggio dopo il blocco di Riccardo Cervi (Credit Image: � Italy Photo Press via ZUMA Press)

Plays of the Week – Italy National Team

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Italy was first published by HoopDirt.com) The Olympic Qualifying Tournaments start on July 4th, and Italy is hosting one of the three tournaments this month. Italy faces off against Tunisia in the first game and will compete against Croatia, Greece, Iran, and Mexico for one of three available

Plays of the Week – Puerto Rico Set Plays

Plays of the Week – Puerto Rico Set Plays

(HoopDirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Puerto Rico was first published by HoopDirt.com) Below are several plays used by Puerto Rico used in the 2015 FIBA Americas Tournament. Puerto Rico, coached by Rick Pitino, will be playing in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Serbia against Angola, Czech Republic, Japan, Latvia, and Serbia. Horns Handoff

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Plays of the Week – Mexico Ball-Screen Plays

(Hoopdirt.com Starting Five by FastModel Sports – Mexico Ball-Screen Plays first appeared on hoopdirt.com) Below are five ball-screen plays used by Mexico in the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship against Canada. Mexico likes to get cutters on the move sprinting straight into ball-screens as well as spreading the floor for high ball-screens. Gustavo Ayon, a center

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Plays of the Week – Serbian National Team

“Hoopdirt.com Starting Five – Serbian National Team” was first posted on hoopdirt.com Below are several plays from Serbia used in EuroBasket 2015. Serbia is looking to clinch a final spot in the Olympics by winning the Olympic Qualifying Tournament hosted in Serbia starting on July 4th. Serbia finished 4th at EuroBasket 2015 and will need

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