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Movement away from ball

Principle of Play- Space Deep

Spacing is possibly the most important offensive principle of play. One aspect of spacing that is often overlooked is how deep the perimeter players should be spaced.

Principle of Play-Laker Cut

When the ball gets entered into a post player on the low block, the other offensive players should move for two main reasons:

Filling the Open Spot

One of the advantages of motion offence is its unpredictability. This is because the offence is based on reading the defence and there is no assigned pattern for the offence to follow. Defenders never know when an offensive player will cut to the basket or put the ball on the floor to drive.

Movement Away from the Ball - Cutting and Posting Strategy

Cutting and Posting Strategy:

Many teams employ passing and cutting in their offensive system of play. However, many players/teams fail to recognize the opportunities to cut and post.