Tag Archives: Post Play

Feb. 14, 2015 - Syracuse, New York, U.S - Syracuse Orange forward RAKEEM CHRISTMAS (25) works the ball in the post as Duke Blue Devils center JAHLIL OKAFOR (15) defends in the second half at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY. Duke defeated Syracuse 80-72 in front of 35,446. (Credit Image: © Michael Johnson/ZUMA Wire)

Post Play: Getting Position & Making Decisions

Post Play: Getting Position & Making Decisions

To be an effective post player, you must possess the ability to get open and catch the ball in both the high and low post area. The ability to carve out space and effectively hold a seal is a beautiful mixture of IQ and physical dominance. It is vital that post players understand when to

April 27, 2015 - MARC GASOL (33) looks to pass. The Portland Trail Blazers play the Memphis Grizzlies at the Moda Center on April 27, 2015. (Credit Image: � David Blair/ZUMA Wire)

Playing Off the Post

In the game of basketball getting the ball to the post can create a plethora of opportunities everywhere on the court.  One of the biggest lost arts is post entry passing.  The majority of this issue is because the guards love to dominate the scoring and play making.  Unfortunately today, even at the highest levels,