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Ettore Messina
Table of Contents
1. Set Plays 2
2. Baseline Out of Bounds Plays 43
3. Sideline Out of Bounds Plays 52
4. Zone Offense 56
5. Quick Hitters 58
6. Transition Offense 62
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Set Plays
Half-Court Sets
Aigaleo
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3
4 5
2
5 and 4 set a ball screen for 1. 1 comes hard off the ball screens to the
right wing. 2 cuts to the right low block.
Half-Court Sets
Aigaleo
1
3
4
5
2
2 sets a back screen for 5. 5 cuts to the right low block. 4 sets a down
screen for 2. 2 cuts to the top of the key.
1 can pass to 5 on the post-up. 1 can also pass to 2 at the top of the key.
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Box
1
2
3
4
5
1 passes to 4 and cuts to the left low block. 5 sets a down screen
for 3. 3 cuts to the top right guard spot. 2 slides over to the right
low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Box
1
2
3
4
5
4 passes to 3. 2 cuts to the right wing. 3 passes to 2 and cuts to
the left wing. 1 cuts to the right corner. 2 passes to 1.
Set Plays vs MtM
Box
2
3
4
5
1
4 sets a flare screen for 2. 2 cuts to the left wing. 3 slides down to
the left corner.
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Box 1
1
2
4 5
3
4 pops out to the key. 1 passes to 4 and cuts to the left wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
Box 1
1
2
4
5
3
4 passes to 1. 2 sets a back screen on 4. 4cuts to the left low
block.
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Box 1
1 2
4
5
3
3 sets a backscreen for 4. 4 cuts to the right low block. 1 passes
to 2. 5 sets a ball screen on 2. 2 dribbles to the right wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
Box 1
1
2
4
5
3
4 dives into the post and seals his defender. 5 sets a down screen
for 3. 3 cuts to the top of the key.
2 can pass to 4 on the post-up or 3 for the shot.
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Camiseta
1
3
4
5
2
5 sets a down screen for 2. 2 cuts to the top left guard spot. 1
passes to 4 and cuts to the right wing. 3 cuts to the basket. 4
passes to 2.
Set Plays vs MtM
Camiseta
1
3
4
5
2
5 sets a down screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left wing. 2 passes to 3. 1
cuts to the right low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Camiseta
1
3
4
5
2
5 sets a cross screen for 1. 1 cuts to the left coner. 4 sets a flare
screen for 2. 2 cuts to the right wing. 3 passes to 1.
Set Plays vs MtM
Camiseta
3
4
5
2
1
5 sets a backscreen for 3. 3 cuts to the basket and then out to the
right corner. 5 sets a ball screen on 1. 1 attacks the middle.
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Cross
1
2 3
4
5
4 pops out to the key. 1 passes to 4 and cuts to the right low
block. 5 sets a downscreen for 2. 2 cuts to the top left guard spot.
3 cuts to the left low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Cross
1
2
3
4
5
4 passes to 2. 3 pops out to the left wing. 2 passes to 3.
Set Plays vs MtM
Cross
1
2
3
4
5
3 dribbles at 2. 4 sets a flare screen for 2. 2 flares to the right
wing. 1 cuts to the left wing. 3 passes to 2.
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Set Plays vs MtM
Flex and Side Pick and Roll
1
2
4
5
3
4 and 5 set staggered screens for 3. 3 cuts to the left wing 1
passes to 3.
Set Plays vs MtM
Flex and Side Pick and Roll
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a down screen for 2. 2 cuts to the right wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
Flex and Side Pick and Roll
1
2
4
5
3
5 set a ball screen on 3 and pops out to the left wing. 3 attacks the
middle. 4 pops out to the right corner.
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CSKA Horns Side Play for Post Forward
1
2
4
5
3
1 passes to 4 and does a hand off with 4. 5 sets a cross screen
for 4. 4 cuts to the right wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
CSKA Horns Side Play for Post Forward
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a ball screen on 1 and rolls to the basket. 1 attacks the
middle. 2 slides up to the left wing.
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Diamond Set Play
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a cross screen for 2. 2 cuts to the right wing. 1 passes to 2
and slides to the left wing. 3 cuts to the left corner.
Set Plays MtM
Diamond Set Play
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a ballscreen on 2 and rolls to the basket. 4 pops out to the
top of the key. 2 attacks the basket. 2 can pass to 4 on the roll or
to one of the three shooters.
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Low Post Play
1
2
3 4
5
5 sets a cross screen for 2. 2 does a zipper cut to the left wing. 1
passes to 2 and cuts to the right wing.
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Low Post Play
1
2
3 4
5
3 sets a diagonal backscreen for 5. 5 cuts to the left low block. 3
cuts to the top of the key.
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Low Post Play
1
2
3
4
5
2 can pass to 5 in the left low post.
If 2 doesn't pass to 5 then 2 can pass to 3 for the the shot or drive
to the basket.
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Flex Offense
1
2
3
4 5
2 cuts out to the right wing. 1 passes to 2. 5 sets a back screen for 1. 1 cuts
ballside to the right low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Flex Offense
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a down screen on 3. 5 sets a cross screen on 3. 3 cuts around 4 and
5 to the right low block. 5 pops out to the top of the key.
Set Plays vs MtM
Flex Offense
1
2
3
4
5
2 passes to 5. 4 sets a cross screen for 1. 1 cuts up to the top of the key. 4
pops out to the left corner.
1 does a handoff pass with pass can go into a pick and roll or set it up with
continuity.
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Half-Court Sets
Flex Offense 1
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a ballscreen on 1. 1 dribbles to the right wing and then
passes back to 4.
Half-Court Sets
Flex Offense 1
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a ball screen on 4 and rolls to the free throw lane. 4 attacks
the left side. 2 slides up to the left wing. 3 cuts to the right low
block.
Half-Court Sets
Flex Offense 1
1
2
3
4
5
4 passes to 2. 2 attacks the middle and rub off 4's body. 5 sets a
ball screen for 2 and rolls to the basket. 2 attacks the right side of
the lane. 3 sprints to the left corner.
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Flex Offense 2
1
2
4
5
3
4 sets a down screen for 2. 2 cuts to the top right guard spot. 5 sets a cross
screen for 3. 3 cuts to the right low block. 1 passes to 2 and cuts to the left
elbow.
Half-Court Sets
Flex Offense 2
1 2
4
5 3
5 sets a flare screen for 1. 1 flares out to the left corner. 3 pops out to the
right corner. 4 pops out to the right wing.
Half-Court Sets
Flex Offense 2
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a ballscreen on 2 and rolls to the basket. 2 attacks the left side of the
lane.
If the defenders from 1, 3, or 4 help off then 2 can pass to them. 2 can
attack the basket and also look at 5 on the roll.
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Flex Offense 3
1
2
3
4 5
4 and 5 set downscreens. 3 cuts off 5's downscreen to the top left
guard spot. 2 cuts off 4's downscreen to the top right guard spot. 1
passes to 2 and cuts to the right corner.
Half-Court Sets
Flex Offense 3
1
2
3
4
5
2 passes to 3. 5 sets a ball screen to run a pick and roll with 3. 4
cuts to the left corner.
Half-Court Sets
Flex Offense 3
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a ballscreen and rolls to the basket. 3 attacks the basket. 2
slides to the right wing.
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Flex and Side Pick and Roll
1
2
4
5
3
4 and 5 set staggered screens for 3. 3 cuts to the left wing 1
passes to 3.
Set Plays vs MtM
Flex and Side Pick and Roll
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a down screen for 2. 2 cuts to the right wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
Flex and Side Pick and Roll
1
2
4
5
3
5 set a ball screen on 3 and pops out to the left wing. 3 attacks the
middle. 4 pops out to the right corner.
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Half-Court Sets
Fist
1
2
4
3
5
5 sets a downscreen for 3. 3 curls to the basket. 5 pops out to the
top left guard spot. 1 passes to 5.
Half-Court Sets
Fist
1
2
4
3
5
4 sets a backscreen for 2. 2 cuts to the left low block. 1 cuts to the
left wing. 3 cuts to the top right guard spot.
Half-Court Sets
Fist
1
2
4
3
5
5 dribbles to 3 for a handoff pass.
Half-Court Sets
Fist
1
2
4
3
5
2 pops out to the left corner. 4 pops out to the right wing. 5 rolls to
the basket. 3 attacks the left side of the lane.
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Hawk 2
1
2
3
4
5
1 dribbles to the right wing. 5 sets a back screen for 3. 3 cuts to
the right low block.
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Hawk 2
1
2
3
4
5
5 pops out to the top of the key. 1 passes to 5. 4 pops out to the
left wing. 5 passes to 4.
Set Plays vs MtM
Hawk 2
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a down screen for 3. 3 cuts to the top of the key. 4 passes
to 3 for the shot.
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Head 4
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a ballscreen for 1 and rolls to the left wing. 1 attacks the top
of the key. 3 cuts to the right corner. 1 passes back to 4. 4 attacks
the basket.
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Head 5
1
2
3
4
5
3 cuts to the right corner. 2 cuts to the left corner. 4 sets a
ballscreen on 1 and pops out to the left wing. 5 sets a ballscreen
on 1 and rolls to the basket.
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CSKA Horns Set Play
1
3
4
5
2
5 sets a ball screen for 1. 1 dribbles to the right wing. 5 rolls to the
basket. 4 pops out to the top left guard spot. 1 passes to 4.
Half-Court Sets
CSKA Horns Set Play
1
3
4
5
2
4 passes to 2 in the left corner.
Half-Court Sets
CSKA Horns Set Play
1
3
4
5
2
4 sets a ball screen on 2. 2 attacks the middle. 4 rolls to the short
corner. 2 passes back to 4.
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CSKA Horns Side Play for Post Forward
1
2
4
5
3
1 passes to 4 and does a hand off with 4. 5 sets a cross screen
for 4. 4 cuts to the right wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
CSKA Horns Side Play for Post Forward
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a ball screen on 1 and rolls to the basket. 1 attacks the
middle. 2 slides up to the left wing.
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CSKA Flex for Shooting Guard
1
4 5
3
2
4 and 5 set staggered down screens for 3. 3 cuts over the top to
the left wing. 1 passes to 3.
Set Plays vs MtM
CSKA Flex for Shooting Guard
1
2
4
5
3
2 sets a cross screen on 5. 5 cuts to the left low block. 3 can pass
to 5 on the post-up. 1 cuts to the right wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
CSKA Flex for Shooting Guard
1
2
4
5
3
If 3 doesn't pass to 5 on the post-up:
4 sets a down screen for 2. 2 cuts to the top of the key. 3 passes
to 2.
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Horns Offense
1
2
3
4 5
5 sets a down screen on 2. 2 cuts to the top left guard spot. 1
dribbles to the left wing and does a dribble handoff with 2. 3 sets a
cross screen for 5. 5 cuts to the left low block. 4 sets a ball screen
on 2 and rolls to the mid post. 2 can pass to 4 or 5.
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Horns Offense 2
1
2
3
4 5
1 passes to 4 and cuts to the right wing. 4 passes back to 1. 5
sets a cross screen for 4. 4 cuts over 5 and sets a down screen
for 2.
Set Plays vs MtM
Horns Offense 2
1
2
3
4
5
4 and 5 set staggered down screens for 2. 2 cuts to the top of the
key. 1 passes to 2.
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Inside Play for Center
1
2
3
4
5
1 dribbles to the left wing. 5 sets a cross screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left low
block.
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Inside Play for Center
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a down screen for 4. 4 cuts to the top of the key. 1 passes to 4. 3
pops out to the left corner.
Set Plays vs MtM
Inside Play for Center
1
2
3
4
5
5 dives into the post. 4 can pass to 5 on the post-up.
if 4 passes to 2 then 2 will set a ball screen on 2. 2 attacks the middle. 4
will pop out to the right corner.
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Middle Pick and Roll for Post Forward
1
2 3
4
5
4 sets a ball screen for 1. 1 dribbles to the left side. 5 slides to the
right low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Middle Pick and Roll for Post Forward
1
2 3
4
5
4 pops out to the top of the key. 1 passes to 4 for the shot.
5 dives into the post for post-up. 4 can pass to 5 on the high low
entry.
Set Plays vs MtM
Middle Pick and Roll for Post Forward
1
2 3
4
5
4 passes to 1 and cuts to the left low block. 5 slides to the right
low block. 1 dribbles back up to the top of the key to maintain
continuity.
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Middle Pick and Roll Variety
1
2
3
4
5
1 passes to 3 and cuts around 5 to the left wing. 2 sets a cross
screen for 4. 4 cuts to the left low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Middle Pick and Roll Variety
1
2
3
4
5
3 passes to 5. 2 sets a ball screen on 5 and rolls to the basket. 5
attacks the right side of the lane. 4 pops out to the left corner. 3
slides to the right corner.
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Middle Pick and Roll for the Center
1
2 3
4 5
5 sets a ball screen on 1 and rolls to the basket. 1 attacks the right
side. 3 slides up to the right wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
Middle Pick and Roll for the Center
1
2
3
4
5
1 can 5 on the roll if the defender is buried underneath him.
If 5's defender is on the top side, 1 passes to 3 and 3 passes to
the ball to 5 on the baseline side.
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Half-Court Sets
Multiple Staggered Screens
1
3
4
5
2
4 and 5 set staggered screens for 3. 3 pops to the top of the key.
1 passes to 3 and slides to the left wing.
Half-Court Sets
Multiple Staggered Screens
1
3
4
5
2
5 and 4 set staggered screens for 2. 2 cuts to the right wing. 3
passes 2.
Half-Court Sets
Multiple Staggered Screens
1
3
4 5
2
2 can take a shot or look at 4 on the seal. If 4 has his defender
sealed and buried in the post then 2 will pass to 4.
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Pick and Re-Pick Play
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a cross screen on 4. 4 pops out to the left wing. 1 dribbles
to the left wing and then reverses the field to the top of the key. 5
sets a ball screen on 1 and rolls to the basket.
Set Plays vs MtM
Pick and Re-Pick Play
1
2
4
5
3
If 5 has his defender below him then 1 passes to 5.
If 5's defender is on the high side then 1 passes to 3. 3 passes on
the low side to 5.
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Posting up the Pg
1
2
3
4 5
4 pops out to the three point line. 1 passes to 4 and cuts to the
right low block. 5 sets a down screen for 2. 2 cuts to the top left
guard spot. 3 cuts to the basket.
Half-Court Sets
Posting up the Pg
1
2
3
4
5
4 passes to 2. 5 sets a cross screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left wing. 2
passes to 3.
Half-Court Sets
Posting up the Pg
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a cross screen for 1. 1 cuts to the left low block. 3 passes
to 1 for th e post-up.
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Posting up the point guard 2
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a high cross screen for 3. 3cuts over the top to the left
wing. 1 passes to 3 and cuts to the left low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Posting up the point guard 2
1
2
3
4
5
4 and 5 set a staggered screen for 2. 2 cuts off 4 and 5 to the top
of the key. 3 passes to 2.
Set Plays vs MtM
Posting up the point guard 2
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a down screen on 4. 4 cuts to the right wing. 2 passes to 4.
Set Plays vs MtM
Posting up the point guard 2
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a cross screen on 1. 1 cuts underneath to the basket. 4
passes to 1 on the post-up.
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Posting up the small forward
1
2 4
5
3
4 sets a high cross screen for 2. 2 cuts over the top on a zipper
screen to the right wing. 1 passes to 2 and cuts to the left wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
Posting up the small forward
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a flex screen for 3. 3 cuts to the right low block. 2 passes to
3.
3 plays his man and reacts defensively to his options.
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Post-ups
2
3
4
5
1
1 dribbles to the right wing. 4 sets a back screen for 2. 2 cuts to
the right low block.
Set Plays vs MtM
Post-ups
2
3
4
5
1
4 sets a down screen for 3. 3 cuts to the top of the key. 4 pops out
to the top left guard spot.
Set Plays vs MtM
Post-ups
2
3
4
5
1
5 sets a cross screen for 2. 2 cuts to the left corner. 1 passes to 3.
3 passes to 4. 5 dives into the post and seals his man. 4 passes
to 5.
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Side Pick and Roll for Power Forward
1
2
3
4
5
1 dribbles to the left wing 5 sets a down screen for 4. 4 cuts to the left wing.
Set Plays vs MtM
Side Pick and Roll for Power Forward
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a ball screen on 1 and pops out to the left wing. 1 attacks the right
elbow and passes back to 4. 5 dives into the paint.
If 4 doesn't take the shot then 4 can pass to 5 on the post-up. If 5's
defender is high side then 4 can pass to 2 and 2 will pass to 5.
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Short Corner Jump Shot
1
4 5
2
3
1 passes to 4 and cuts to the basket. 5 sets a downscreen for 2. 2
cuts to the top left guard spot.
Half-Court Sets
Short Corner Jump Shot
1
4
5
2
3
4 passes to 2. 5 sets a cross screen for 1. 1 pops out to the left
wing. 2 passes to 1. 3 slides to the right low block.
Half-Court Sets
Short Corner Jump Shot
4
5
2
3
1
5 sets a cross screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left short corner area. 1
passes to 3 for the shot.
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Staggered Screens
1
2
3
4
5
1 passes to 3 and cuts to the basket. 2 cuts to the basket and
then uses 4 and 5 to cut the top left guard spot.
Half-Court Sets
Staggered Screens
1
2
3
4
5
1 circle cuts to the basket around 4 and 5.
Half-Court Sets
Staggered Screens
1
2
3
4
5
2 sets a down screen on 1 and cuts out to the left corner. 4 cuts
out to the left wing. 1 cuts to the top of the key. 3 passes to 1. 5
sets a ball screen on 1 and rolls to the basket. 1 attacks the
basket.
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Thumb Down
1
2
3
4
5
1 dribbles to the left wing. 5 sets a downscreen for 2. 2 cuts to the
top left guard spot. 4 pops out to the right wing.
Half-Court Sets
Thumb Down
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a cross screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left low block. 1 passes
to 3.
Half-Court Sets
Thumb Down
1
2
3
4
5
3 attacks the basket. 5 circles to the left low block. 3 can lay it up
or pass out to 4.
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UNO
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a down screen on 2. 2pops out to the left wing. 3 cuts to the
basket. 1 passes to 2 and cuts behind 2 for a handoff pass.
Set Plays vs MtM
UNO
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a flare screen for 2. 2 flares to the right wing. 4 sets a down
screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left wing. 1 passes to 2.
Set Plays vs MtM
UNO
1
2
3
4
5
Other options:
5 sets a backscreen on 2. 2 cuts to the basket. 4 sets a down
screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left wing. 1 passes to 2.
Set Plays vs MtM
UNO
1
2
3
4
5
If 1 doesn't pass to 2 on the flare screen:
1 can pass to 3. 4 sets a ball screen on 3. 3 attacks the middle.
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2
1
2
3
4
5
1 passes to 2 and sets a downscreen for 5. 5 pops up to the top of
the key. 3 cuts to the left wing. 2 dribbles to the right guard spot.
Half-Court Sets
2
2
3
4
5
1
1 slides to the left low block. 2 passes to 5. 4 sets a flare screen
for 2. 2 slides to the right wing. 5 passes to 4.
Half-Court Sets
2
2
3
4 5
1
5 sets a downscreen for 1. 1 cuts to the top left guard spot. 2 cuts
to the right low block. 4 can pass to 1 or 2.
Half-Court Sets
2
2
3
4
5
1
3 slides to the left corner. 5 sets a ballscreen for 1. 1 attacks the
basket. 5 rolls to the basket. 4 cuts to the top of the key.
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3
1
2 3
4
5
1 dribbles to the left wing. 4 and 5 set staggered downscreens for
2. 2 cuts to the top of the key. 1 passes to 2.
Half-Court Sets
3
1
2
3
4
5
4 and 5 set staggered cross screens for 3. 3 cuts to the right wing.
2 passes to 3.
Half-Court Sets
3
1
2
3
4
5
1 slides to the left corner. 4 pops out to the left wing. 5 slides to
the right short corner. 3 attacks the basket. 3 can also pass out to
4 for a jumpshot.
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Half-Court Sets
5
1
3
4
5
2
1 dribbles to the left wing. 5 sets a backscreen for 2. 2 cuts to the
right low block. 1 can pass to 5 after the screen for the post-up.
Half-Court Sets
5
1
3
4
5
2
If 1 doesn't pass to 5:
1 passes to 4. 3 slides up to the right wing. 4 passes to 3.
Half-Court Sets
5
1
3
4
5
2
2 sets a cross screen for 5. 5 cuts to the right low block. 4 sets a
downscreen for 2. 2 cuts to the top of the key. 3 can pass to 5 or
2.
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Blob's
Basic
2
3
4
5
1
4 sets a back screen on 3. 3 cuts to the right low block.
Blob's
Basic
2
3
4
5
1
4 sets a down screen on 3. 3 cuts to the left wing. 1 passes to 3. 3
dribbles up the left wing. 5 sets a flare screen for 2. 2 flares out to
the right wing.
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Blob's
Blob 1
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a flare screen for 2. 2 flares out to the right wing. 1 passes
to 2.
Blob's
Blob 1
1
2
3
4
5
4 sets a downscreen for 1. 1 cuts to the top right guard spot. 2
passes to 1.
Blob's
Blob 1
1
2
3
4
5
1 dribbles toward the left side. 5 sets a cross screen for 2 and
then pops out to the left corner. 4 sets a backscreen for 2. 3 sets a
cross screen for 2. 2 cuts to the left wing.
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Blob's
Blob 2
1
2
3
4
5
1 sets a cross screen for 5. 5 pops out to the left wing. 4 sets a
downscreen for 1. 1 pops out to the top left guard spot. 2 passes
to 5. 5 passes to 1.
Blob's
Blob 2
1
2
3
4
5
4 and 5 sets a double downscreen for 2. 2 cut to the basket and
then pops out to the left wing. 1 passes to 2.
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Blob's
Blob 3
1
3
4
5
2
3 cuts off 4 to pop out to the right wing. 2 passes to 3. 5 sets a
downscreen for 2. 4 pops out to the top right guard spot. 3 passes
to 4. 4 passes to 1. 1 dribbles to the left wing. 2 holds and then
comes off the downscreen of 5. 1 passes to 2.
Blob's
Blob 3
1
3
4
5
2
If 2 doesn't pass to 3. 3 re-screens for 1. 1 cuts to the right wing. 4
pops out and 5 screens like usual.
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Blob's
Blob 4
1
2
4
5
3
3 passes to 2. 5 sets a cross screen for 1. 1 cuts to the top left
guard spot. 2 passes to 1.
Blob's
Blob 4
1
2
4
5
3
4 sets a cross screen on 3. 5 sets a double cross screen on 3. 3
cuts to the right wing. 1 passes to 3. 4 cuts to the top of the key.
Blob's
Blob 4
1
2
4
5
3
5 dives into the post. 3 can pass to 5 on the post-up or pass to 4.
5 would seal his defender and 4 would pass to 5.
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Blob's
Blob 5
2
3
4
5
1
4 sets a back screen for 5. 5 cuts to the basket. 2 cuts to the left
wing. If 5 isn't open then 1 passes to 2.
Blob's
Blob 5
2
3
4
5
1
4 sets a ball screen on 2 and rolls to the basket. 5 pops out to the
right corner. 2 attacks the middle. 1 pops out to the left corner.
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Blob's
Blob 6
2 3
4
5
1
2 curls around 4 and 5 to the basket.
Blob's
Blob 6
2
3
4
5
1
2 pops out to the right low block. 3 cuts to the basket and then rub
off 5 to the left wing. 4 pops out to the top left guard spot. 1
passes to 3. 3 passes to 4.
Blob's
Blob 6
2
3
4
5
1
5 sets a down screen for 1. 1 cuts to 4 for a handoff pass. 1
attacks the right side of the lane. 3 slides up to the left wing. 2
pops out to the right corner.
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Blob's
Blob 7
2
3
4
5
1
4 and 5 set a double cross screen. 3 cuts to the basket. 2 cuts to
the left wing. 1 passes to 2.
Blob's
Blob 7
2
3
4
5
1
4 curls around 5 to the top left guard spot. 2 passes to 4. 1steps
into the left low block.
Blob's
Blob 7
2
3
4
5
1
1 sets a backscreen on 5. 5 cuts to the basket. 3 pops out to the
right wing. 4 dribbles to the right side and passes to 3.
Blob's
Blob 7
2
3
4
5
1
5 dives into the post and seals his defender. 4 sets a downscreen
for 1. 1 cuts to the top of the key.
3 can pass to 5 on the post-up or 1 for the shot.
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Blob's
Zone Blob
1
3
4
5
2
3 cuts to the right low block. 1 cuts to the left wing. 4 screens the
middle of the zone. 5 cuts behind 4. 2 passes to 4.
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Slob's
Slob 1
2
3
4 5
1
2 sets a down screen for 5. 2 pops up to the top right guard spot.
1 passes to 2. 4 sets a ball screen on 2 and rolls to the basket. 2
attacks the left side looking at the roll, attacking the lane, or
kicking it out to 3.
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Slob's
Slob 2
1
2
3
5
4
2 cuts over the top of 3 to the right wing.
Slob's
Slob 2
1
2
3
5
4
5 sets a back screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left corner. 5 pops out to
the top of the key. 4 passes to 5. 5 passes to 2.
Slob's
Slob 2
1
2
3
5
4
5 sets a down screen for 1. 1 pops out to the top of the key. 4 cuts
to the right low block.
2 can pass to 4 on the post-up or 1 for the shot.
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Slob's
Special Situation End of the Game
1
3
4
5
2
1 cuts off 3 to the right corner. 3 cuts off 4 to the top of the key.
Slob's
Special Situation End of the Game
1
3
4
5
2
4 sets a down screen for 5. 5 cuts over the top to the left side. 2
passes to 3. 3 passes to 5.
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Half-Court Sets
Thumb Down
1
2
3
4
5
1 dribbles to the left wing. 5 sets a downscreen for 2. 2 cuts to the
top left guard spot. 4 pops out to the right wing.
Half-Court Sets
Thumb Down
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a cross screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left low block. 1 passes
to 3.
Half-Court Sets
Thumb Down
1
2
3
4
5
3 attacks the basket. 5 circles to the left low block. 3 can lay it up
or pass out to 4.
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Zone Offense
Zone Offenses
Zone Offense
1
4
5
2
3
1 dribbles to the right wing. 2 cuts to the left corner. 4 slides to the
top of the key.
Zone Offenses
Zone Offense
1
4
5
2
3
1 passes to 4. 4 passes to 3. 3 passes to 5 on the post-up.
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Zone Offense
Zone Offense 1
1
2
3
4
5
1 passes to 3 and slides to the left wing. 2 slides to the left short
corner. 5 cuts to the middle of the lane. 4 slides to the left elbow.
Zone Offense
Zone Offense 1
1
2
3
4
5
5 cuts to the middle part of the lane. 2 cuts to the right corner. 4
cuts to the top of the key. 3 passes to 4.
Zone Offense
Zone Offense 1
1
2
3
4
5
4 passes to 1 and cuts to the right wing. 3 cuts to the left corner. 5
sets a ball screen on 1.
Zone Offense
Zone Offense 1
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a ballscreen and rolls to the basket. 1 attacks the middle of
the zone. If anyone else is open then 1 will pass to them or attack
the basket.
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Quick Hitters vs M2M
Flex Quick Hitter
1
2
4
5
3
5 sets a cross screen for 4. 4 cuts to the top left guard spot. 1 passes to 4.
5 sets a backscreen for 1. 1 cuts to the left low block to screen for 3.
Quick Hitters vs M2M
Flex Quick Hitter
1
2
4
5
3
4 passes to 5. 1 sets a cross screen for 3. 3 cuts to the basket. 2 slides up
to the right wing. 4 sets a down screen for 1. 1 curls the screen to the left
elbow.
5 can pass to 3 in the post or 1 at the elbow.
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Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitter 2
1
2 3
4
5
1 passes to 4 and cuts to the left wing. 5 sets a downscreen for 3.
3 cuts to the top right guard spot. 2 slides to the basket.
Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitter 2
1
2
3
4
5
4 passes to 3. 5 sets a cross screen for 2. 2 cuts to the right wing.
3 passes to 2. 1 cuts to the right corner. 3 cuts to the left wing.
Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitter 2
1
2
4
5
3
4 sets a ball screen on 2. 2 attacks the middle. 3 slides to the left
corner.
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Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitter 3
1
3
4 5
2
1 dribbles to the right wing. 4 and 5 set staggered screens for 3. 3
cuts around them to the basket. 2 cuts to the left wing.
Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitter 3
1
3
4
5
2
5 sets a downscreen for 4. 4 cuts to the top of the key. 1 passes
to 4. 4 passes to 2.
Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitter 3
1
3
4
5
2
5 sets a cross screen for 3. 3 cuts to the left low block. 2 passes
to 3.
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Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitters 4
1
2
3
4
5
2 sets a cross screen for 4. 4 cuts to the left wing. 1 passes to 4. 5
sets a cross screen for 3 and seals his defender. 3 pops out to the
left corner.
Quick Hitters vs M2M
Quick Hitters 4
1
2
3
4
5
If 5 has his defender sealed low then 4 will pass to 5.
If 5 has his defender sealed high then 4 passes to 3. 3 passes to
5.
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Transition Offense
Transition (Offense)
Transition Offense
1
2
3
4
5
2 drives the ball to the right side. 4 runs to the right low block. 5
cuts to the top right guard spot. 1 cuts to the top left guard spot. 3
cuts to the left wing.
Transition (Offense)
Transition Offense
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a ball screen for 2 and rolls to the basket. 4 pops out to the
right corner. 2 attacks the middle and passes to 1. 1 passes to 5
on the roll.
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Transition (Offense)
Offensive Transition 2
1
2 3
4
5
4 sets a down screen for 2. 2 pops out to the top left guard spot.
Transition (Offense)
Offensive Transition 2
1
2
3
4
5
1 passes to 2. 5 sets a backscreen for 1. 1 cuts to the basket and
then out to the left corner.
Transition (Offense)
Offensive Transition 2
1
2
3
4
5
5 sets a ball screen on 2 and rolls to the basket. 2 attacks the right
side of the lane. 3 slides to the right corner. 1 and 4 interchange.