Box Gate – BLOB Man-to-Man Play


Overview of the Play

The play begins in a box formation and involves your best shooter setting a simple back screen for a center to get open for a quick layup. The screener then uses a gate screen to open up a catch and shoot from the wing. The play finishes with an open post up by the center.

Flex Warrior – Man to Man Play


Overview of the Play

This play involves numerous screens and many open shot opportunities. I recommend this play to high school and older teams because timing, screening angles, making the right play, and being able to shoot from the outside are all very important.

Double Curls – Man to Man Play


Overview of the Play

UCLA curls allows your team to get open layups at the basket by keeping the lower key open and running guards off screens towards the ring. If the first two players can’t get open, the play ends with a traditional wing pick and roll.

Piston Elevator – Man to Man Play

Piston Elevator - Man to Man Play

Overview of the Play

This is a great play for getting a quick three-point shot. The two guards will look like they’re exchanging wings but your best shooter will quickly cut to the top of the key off an elevator screen for the three-point shot.

Back Screen Post – Man to Man Play

Back Screen Post - Man to Man Play

Overview of the Play

One of my favorite plays for catching the defense off guard getting a quick post up. This occurs on a back screen out of a staggered screen to an open block. If the post isn’t open, there’s a staggered screen for a weak side shooter.

UCLA – Man-to-Man Set Play

UCLA set play

Overview of the Play:

This man-to-man play is named after the initial UCLA cut made by the point guard. The play is designed to get your point guard an open shot on the wing off a double screen while the wing player performs a pick and roll.

Baseline Swing – 2-3 Zone Set Play

baseline swing

Overview of the Play:

A 2-3 zone play designed to get a shooter an open shot from midrange or the three-point line. The play achieves this by forcing the baseline defender to play the wing and cutting a player baseline to the short corner.