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Offensive Stratagies

Offensive Stratagies


This is a quick hitting sideline out of bounds play run by the Houston Rockets, with a double back screen and down screen.

Horns-Hit the Pop



Dribble Up to Flare Screen

An action that can be difficult to defend in Motion Offence is a dribble up to flare screen. To execute this action the player at wing, with the ball, will dribble up to the swing or guard position and pass the ball across the top.


Korea High-Low

High-Low action can be very effective with a good low post presence and accurate shooters on the wings.  In the attached video clip Korea runs a simple high-low set vs. Chinese-Taipei. 

Back Screen to Slip

Switching defences can pose problems because the offensive players do not commonly face teams that switch.  Regardless if the defensive switches as an overall defensive strategy or only in emergency situations offensive players must learn strategies to exploit the switch.

Curl Down Screen to Hand-off

The French Women's National Team won the European Championship recently with a 57-53 win over Russia.  Here is a simple quick hitter they ran which led to an open 3 pt. shot for their point guard.