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Using Zipper Action to Set Up Multiple Scoring Options

Using Zipper Action to Set Up Multiple Scoring Options

Coach Dymetrius Ware shares a series of Zipper action-based plays with a variety of finishing options for multiple players and positions. By Dymetrius Ware Zipper action can seem like such a simple action to run because, on the surface, it is. Yet it’s a lot more complex than people might think once you dive a

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Burn Cut Actions From #FastModelMadness22

Last year it was ghost screens. This year, “burn cut action” was the trendy offensive look from March Madness 2022. Here are the top sets as noted by Coach Tony Miller. Old timers, like myself, would tell you, “You don’t need a play call to back door somebody. When your defender turns his head or

5 Out vs 4 Out

5 Out vs 4 Out, 1 In Debate + FREE Mini Playbook FastTrade

Continuing the 5 Out vs 4 Out, 1 In conversation with play diagrams + get your free copy of the Celtics 41 Series mini playbook via FastTrade! Sometimes (oftentimes) the simplest questions garner the most interesting responses. A week ago we posed a question to coaches on Twitter: 5 Out or 4 Out, 1 In?

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Top 12 Sets of the WNBA Finals: Chicago Sky & Phoenix Mercury

Here are the 12 best play designs from the WNBA Finals between the Chicago Sky and Phoenix Mercury. Click a diagram to add to your FastDraw library! It was an exciting 2021 WNBA Playoffs that ended with an exceptional WNBA Finals. The Chicago Sky captured the franchise’s first ever championship, as a sixth seed nonetheless.

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Top Plays of the 2020 NBA Playoffs

Simple sets from the Lakers, Clippers, Jazz and Heat you can add to your FastDraw playbook. No matter what level you coach, hopefully you were following the NBA playoffs closely, as there is always something to learn from the highest level of basketball. Team FastModel was tuned into the NBA Playoffs and sketching sets in

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Building Your Playbook: Add Sets With Multiple Actions

There is incredible value in running sets with multiple actions, and the options are nearly endless – here’s a few to get you started. For those who read last month’s article on plays with consecutive actions, you may have already begun tweaking your playbook to include a few more of these types of sets. Before you get

CSKA Moscow: EuroLeague Champions Breakdown – Early Offense

See what one of the most successful teams in Europe, CSKA Moscow, runs to take advantage early in possessions. Cementing it’s reputation as one of the top basketball clubs in Europe, CSKA Moscow won the EuroLeague Championship in dramatic fashion, surviving Final Four battles against Real Madrid and Anadolu Efes. This is the eight EuroLeague title in

Inverted Offense: Turn Things Upside Down For Major Benefits

Flip the traditional setup – Inverted Offense posts up a guard, running actions above to create huge advantages and tough covers. If you’ve ever had the privilege of attending the NABC Convention at the Final Four, you know the event is full of big-named presenters. This year was no different with coaches like John Beilein, Bruce

EuroLeague Recap: Best BLOBs and SLOBs of the Regular Season

With the final round of regular season EuroLeague games complete, take a look at some of the best inbounds plays from the top contenders.  We all know inbounds situations are a very important part of basketball. These situations gives you an opportunity to organize a particular offensive action or scenario to create possible scoring opportunity. A competition such as

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