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Final Four – North Carolina Transition

Final Four – North Carolina Transition

Coach Roy Williams and his North Carolina Tar Heels have raced back to the Final Four with their iconic “Carolina Transition Offense.” It should be no surprise that an upperclassmen-laden North Carolina squad has advanced all the way to the Final Four. An exquisite and thrilling matchup with Kentucky in the Elite Eight was tight until

East Region – Florida Gators Early Push

Transition Offense tips from the Florida Gators and their early push as they head into the wide open East Regional. The East Regional at Madison Square Garden was hoping for the ratings bonanza that could have been the defending champion Villanova Wildcats versus the NCAA’s most polarizing program – Duke. Instead, the Big Apple will play host

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Early Offense – Pitches And Flips

Transition Offense + False Motion: Two Early Offense staples from the Fred Hoiberg Pitch Series. To play seamless basketball, flowing from transition offense to halfcourt offense without pause is the first step. A quick pitch ahead may net an early advantage that the offense can exploit for an easy basket. When there is defensive balance

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

Dr. Dish Full Court Shooting

In case you haven’t heard, FastModel Sports has recently partnered with Dr. Dish, creators of the fastest growing and most advanced basketball shooting machine in the world. Using Dr. Dish to throw outlet passes and rebound transition 3s, these drills maximize quality repetitions within a limited practice time. Here are two Full Court Shooting Drills you can

Motion Offense – Transition Attack

Tips for connecting the primary break attack with four-out motion offense as seamlessly as possibly.   While building a motion offense with excellence in the halfcourt in mind is vital, flowing into that offense from the transition game can improve possessions. Designing an up-tempo transition offense that connects with your motion offense is paramount. Being “seamless” is

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