12 Simple Basketball Plays for Kids (2020 Update)

If you’ve ever coached young kids before, you’ll understand the need to keep basketball as simple as possible.

When you overwhelm kids with information and send them out onto the basketball court, it can develop into a chaotic mess very quickly.

This is especially important when it comes to basketball plays.

When plays are too complex there is very little chance kids will be able to execute them effectively during a game.

When coaching kids you need simple basketball plays.

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Triangle and 2 Defense – Complete Coaching Guide

If you’re coaching against a team where two players do most of the scoring, it might be the perfect opportunity to implement the triangle and 2 defense.

The triangle and 2 defense is a “junk defense” that can give your team a unique option to stop an offense that revolves mostly around only two players.

Note: A ‘junk defense’ is a defense that combines man-to-man and zone principles together.

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