Box Floppy Gate – BLOB Man-to-Man Play

Overview of the Play

A super simple gate screen play off a baseline inbounds. The shooter passes the basketball in and then walks to the middle of the key where they’ll receive a gate screen to one side of the floor and a normal screen to the other.

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

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

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.

Top 10 Plays So Far in 2016 – NBA, NCAA, & International

2016 has been a big year for basketball all over the world already.

We’ve had the Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA Championship, the Villanova Wildcats claim their 2nd National Title, and there’s still plenty more to come.

One of the things that continues to stand out is how the strategy coaches are using continues to evolve and improve.