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March 10, 2018 - St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. - ST.  LOUIS, MO - MARCH 10: Alabama guard Collin Sexton (2) drives the baseline around Kentucky guard Shal Gilgeous-Alexander (22) during a Southeastern Conference Basketball Tournament game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Alabama Crimson Tide on March 10, 2018, at Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO. Kentucky won, 86-63. (Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire) (Credit Image: © Keith Gillett/Icon SMI via ZUMA Press)

Spread Ball Screen Entries: Dual Action

Spread Ball Screen Entries: Dual Action

Using dual action on the swing pass adds ball and player circulation to early offense as well as setting up the spread ball screen.  In basic spread ball screen offense, flowing from the break into the penetration action is accomplished with a simple drag screen. The playmaking ball handler dribbles over the ball screen from

KAUNAS, April 25, 2018  Kevin Pangos (R) of Zalgiris Kaunas breaks through during the third playoff of the Euroleague between Zalgiris Kaunas from Lithuania and Olympiakos Piraeus from Greece in Kaunas, Lithuania, April 24, 2018. Zalgiris Kaunas won 80-60. (Credit Image: © Alfredas Pliadis/Xinhua via ZUMA Wire)

Zalgiris Kaunas: Winning Ways Part 3 – Spain PNR Series

Despite having the lowest budget among Euroleague Playoff  teams, Zalgiris Kaunas has succeeded with an efficient offensive style. This is Part 3 of our series on Zalgiris Kaunas, covering Spain PNR sets. Read Part 1 on Horns Series and Part 2 on Iverson Series. Part 1 also includes a profile on head coach Sarunas Jasikevicius

February 4, 2018 - Vitoria, España - FC Barcelona Lassa's Thomas Heurtel (R) duels for the ball with Baskonia's Jason Granger (C) during their Spanish ACB basketball league played at Fernando Buesa pavilion, in Vitoria, Spain, 04 February 2018. (Credit Image: © David Aguilar/EFE via ZUMA Press)

EURO Ball Screen Offense Entries

The basic flow and three varying entries for the EURO Ball Screen Offense The EURO Ball Screen Offense is a popular continuity style offense featuring side-to-side ball movement, wing pick-and-rolls and high-low opportunities. It is common to see elements of this offense at all levels of play the world over, but the basic flow has it’s

March 31, 2016 - March 31, 2016 - 31.03.2016, xblx, Basketball FIBA Europe Cup, Fraport Skyliners - Maccabi Rand Media Rishon, emspor, v.l. Avi Ben Chimol (Maccabi Rishon Le Zion), Philip Scrubb (Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt)....31 03 2016 xblx Basketball FIBA Europe Cup Fraport Skyliners Maccabi Edge Media Rishon emspor v l Avi Ben Chimol Maccabi Rishon Le Zion Philip SCRUBB Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt (Credit Image: � Imago via ZUMA Press)

Ball Screen Concepts – Arrive Alone

Ball Screen Concepts: Six ways to get the screener to “arrive alone” when setting ball screens.  Nothing ruins a party like an uninvited guest. When setting ball screens the screener’s defender can sometimes be just that – an annoying tag-a-long that ruins things for the ball handler. The ball screen can potentially give the dribble an

Dec. 17, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri, U.S - St. Louis Billiken guard ASH YACOUBOU (3) uses the screen from St. Louis Billiken forward MILIK YARBROUGH (4) to get away from University of Texas-Pan America guard SHAQUILLE BOGA (5) during a non conference game  between St. Louis University Billikens and the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) played in St. Louis, MO. at Chaifetz Arena.  Where St. Louis defeated UTPA 75-69 (Credit Image: © Richard Ulreich/ZUMA Wire)

Mastering the Pick and Roll

Keeping offense simple but structured allows players to work instinctively within a system.  In past newsletters I have discussed Horns action and Pitch early offense action but while both Horns and Pitch can be executed quickly, often times getting into action within the first 6-8 seconds of a possession and attacking the first available advantage

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