Play Type: Offense
- This starts in a 2 guard front with a wing. And generally, 2 is out front and 4 is out on the corner of the basketball court.
- Dribble entry into the triangle. The advantage is if you’re really denied hard, you’re going to have an easier time of feeding the post.
- Pass and fill. That’s the first pass. Nothing’s happening yet. The whole offense now is predicated on what happens next.
- The first option is the corner pass – throw the ball to the corner. Look to get a pick and roll in the corner. We want to bring the center out and set a little back screen with a wing.
- Next, cut ball side.
- You are going all the way to the corner, while you continue to keep looking for the ball.
- You can ease into the block a little. And then you’re going to spot up opposite on the line.
- Now what we’ve done is gotten a better angle to set the screen in the corner.
- Screen in the corner and run pick and roll. You are trying to come off and drive the lane.
You don’t really take a whole lot of jumpers off this because you’re trying to drive the ball or get the person who’s rolling in.
If you have a team that doesn’t like to guard your big people outside of the lane, use them as screeners. Because there’s no hedge, there’s no help, and you’re going to get a much better shot.
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