Thu. Oct 6th, 2022

Thanks to Coach Marius from PlayBall, who showed me this play, I had to draw it up. This is mostly used when you can’t have a screener but I will add a version with the screen as well.

Screenless Option:

Basketball Play SharkPlayer 1 is with the ball. Player 5 goes to the side of Player 4 and both stay on the low block with space between them. Players 2 and 3 switch places. Here we have player 3 being the best scorer. They run to the wing, and Player 3 fakes to get open on the wing and do a backdoor cut to the paint for a layup.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Screen Option:

 

Player 1 is with the ball. Player 5 sets a low post screen for Player 2 to run to the opposite wing. Player 2 fakes using the screen (or uses the screen up to the situation). Player 4 sets a high post screen for player 3 and stays at the elbow. Player 5 rolls and runs to the opposite low post. Player 3 uses the screen and goes to the wing and then cuts back to the paint, gets a pass from Player 1, and goes for the layup.

By Srdjan Solkotovic

International Youth Basketball Coach with experience in Europe(Serbia and Romania) and Asia(China). Coaching kids and developing their skills with the end goal of creating better adults with good values.

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