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Early Offense Ideas: Transition Drag Screens

Early Offense Ideas: Transition Drag Screens

TransitionOffenseTips – Three early offense offense ideas for effective drag screens to create immediate advantages in the half court. If we breakdown offense into two phases – transition offense and half court offense – the goal is to blend those two phases together. One ends where the other begins and there is no seam between

Take and Twist Concepts, Pau Gasol, San Antonio Spurs, Radius Athletics, FastModel Sports

Offensive Elements: Take and Twist Concepts

The “Take” and “Twist” concepts are offensive elements designed to create an advantage as demonstrated here by Pau Gasol and the San Antonio Spurs.  As the lines blur between International basketball and the NBA it can no longer be said with the same level of distinction that there is an “international” style of play and

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Marshall Thundering Herd – Drag Screen Concepts

The Marshall Thundering Herd have spaced and shot their way into the NCAA Tournament powered by the Drag Screen concepts of Coach Dan D’antoni. One of the hotspots for college basketball analytics is Huntington, West Virginia home of the Marshall University Thundering Herd (24-10, #13 Seed, East Regional). Coach Dan D’antoni has overseen a turnaround

First Four – Wichita State Drag Screens

The Wichita State Shockers (#11 seed, South Region) face the Vanderbilt Commodores (#11 seed, South Region) in “First Four” action from Dayton, Ohio.  The match up features teams that had expectations coming into the season but find themselves in the play-in game with the right to face #6 Arizona on the line. The veteran backcourt duo

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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