Last-Second Out of Bounds Plays + Guiding Principles for Team Success
with Mike Fratello,
former Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks Head Coach;
ranks #18 on the NBA all-time wins list with 667 career victories;
1986 NBA Coach of the Year; 1988 NBA All-Star Head Coach; Ukrainian National Team Head Coach (2011-2014)
Mike Fratello draws on a lifetime of experience coaching at the highest levels of basketball to help you raise your game. This video will help you ask the right questions to optimize your offensive system. You will also learn a collection of over 20 time-tested plays for late-game situations that might just help you win a game of your own in the future.
Coach Fratello shares the insights he has learned from decades of coaching so that no detail is missed in developing your offensive philosophy. He gives you ideas for a multitude of considerations such as adapting offense to your personnel, designing inbound plays for any situation, offensive rebounding, shot distribution, how to discuss these topics with your players, and more. Coach Fratello's thoughts will fuel discussion for your coaching staff to be ready for the season ahead.
Full Court Plays
Six plays are demonstrated that will help you cross the entire court to score in the final seconds of a game. Coach Fratello shows home run options when there is no time to dribble, options for getting the ball in play versus pressure, plays that will create advantage situations for lay-ups, and multi-purpose plays with several scoring options.
Eight sideline plays will open up 3-point scoring opportunities through a variety of methods to confuse the defense. These concepts are effective for situations where the defense might be switching screens. Several plays also show how to get a lay-up at the rim with as little as one second left on the clock!
Coach Fratello shows several plays underneath the basket to get a quick shot close to the rim. These plays will shift the defense and combine with screens to open up gaps for easy scoring opportunities.
These plays have been a part of some of the great moments in basketball history. Add them to your own library of special situation plays with the help of Coach Fratello!
78 minutes. 2019.
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Bob Huggins: Set Plays for Motion Offense
with Bob Huggins,
West Virginia University Head Coach;
2015 Big-12 Coach of the Year; 2015 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year;
over 800 career wins (One of only ten coaches ever with 800 or more career victories);
C-USA Coach of the Decade & 3x Coach of the Year (1998- 2000);
has led his teams to 9 Sweet Sixteen appearances, 4 Elite Eight appearances, and 2 Final Four appearances
Long-time West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins has created an offense that is very hard to guard using one of the latest trends in today's game: a positionless, open post attack. His teams use a ton of cutting, filling, and ball reversals to pick apart defenses through constant ball movement.
In this video, you'll get the opportunity to see how Coach Huggins adds various actions to his motion offense to turn his team into a high-powered scoring machine.
Motion Offense Fundamentals
Before adding any actions, first you must come to understand the 5-out motion offense and be able to teach your players how to properly space, cut, and fill within it. Huggins demonstrates how to teach athletes proper spacing along with how to utilize the floor to creating ideal scoring opportunities.
Actions to Score
Next, Huggins installs some of his favorite motion offense strategies. You'll see how players can use a traditional pass and cut action into a screen away to put the offense into position to curl to the basket or slip the screen if overplayed. With a flex cut, Coach Huggins uses a ball reversal and screen away to create backside action as the ball is reversed. Before filling out, players look to step off the lane line and set the flex screen, creating an open layup concept.
If you're looking for a little continuity, then adding T-Game or Triangle to your 5-out offense is exactly what you need. Huggins demonstrates how you can use a flex cut to get into a triangle on the opposite side of the floor. Through this set up, you can use cross screens and down screens to create scoring opportunities.
If ball reversal action isn't open, then use a dribble hand-off to drive to the rim or get the ball reversed so your team can continue with its offense. Huggins even shows you how to install a flare screen to use off of the dribble hand-off option if the defense continues to deny the ball reversal.
Ball Reversals and Post Feeds
To make the offense complete, Coach Huggins demonstrates how to incorporate your post players within the 5-out motion offense as they cut and hold in the paint before filling to the perimeter. You can also use a guard to post up. By using these scoring actions, you will be able to look to reverse the ball and get a post feed at any point in time.
Using today's hottest offense, the 5-out motion, you can create an attack that is efficient and able to score off of multiple actions. Allow Coach Huggins to help you make your offense unguardable and unscoutable when going against any defense!
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Implementing and Adjusting the 1-1-3 Match-Up Zone Defense
with Jim Myers,
former Barneveld High School (WI) Head Coach;
2017 WIAA Division 5 Boys State Champions; 6x WIAA Girls State Champion;
all-time winningest girls' basketball coach in Wisconsin
Jim Myers led his teams to state championships on seven occasions using his match-up zone defense that he used to build his programs from scratch. With this informative on-court presentation, Coach Myers gives you an inside look at how he was able to help win Barneveld High School multiple girls' state championships and the first boys' basketball state championship in school history.
Coach Myers begins by presenting the way that he builds his match-up zone defense: by utilizing the "Hash Drill." This drill teaches transition defense by starting out with a 3-on-2 half-court situation. As soon as the defense gets the ball, the two players that were standing out of bounds join the drill to create a 4-on-3 situation going the other way.
Also presented is a 4-on-3 box drill to teach rotation in the zone. While the offensive players must always be touching the lane line, the defensive players move to point the ball, but the same player may not point the ball after the ball has been passed.
Rules for Match-Up Zone Defense
In the interest of keeping the defense simple enough for the players to execute, Coach Myers presents three important rules that must be followed at all times:
- Players must be in a stance.
- Players must have high, active hands.
- Players must talk.
When guarding an offense, the defense matches the front of the offense and the on-ball defender must be able to contain for at least two dribbles. The defense is also designed to prevent ball reversal with gap help that must show early.
Finally, man-to-man defense principles are added with emphasis on the following rules that are applied to the match-up zone defense:
- Switch all screens.
- Follow all cutters.
- Help on the post.
Building the Match-Up Zone
Out of a 1-1-3 alignment, Coach Myers covers the details for each individual player in his match-up zone defense. Responsibilities are given to ensure the success of the defense using five defensive players against offensive players in eight possible spots.
The two guards at the top of the match-up zone defense are charged with applying pressure to the basketball and to work together as a unit. While the point guard is tasked with forcing the ball out of the middle of the floor and forcing to a side, the second guard must be ready to stop any dribble penetration if the point guard gets beat off of the bounce and covers the high post area. The option for a possible run-and-jump involving the two guards is also discussed.
With the forwards (#'s 3 and 4), the responsibilities include guarding the wing pass and taking away any possible baseline drive. Backside help is then charged to the forward opposite the ball. The center (#5) must then be able to front the low post and cover any pass to the corner.
Additionally, Coach Myers covers three adjustments that can be made to the match-up zone defense to deal with different situations that could arise in the course of a game:
- "Shadow" - Focuses on covering a dangerous perimeter shooter.
- "Glove" - An adjustment similar to a box-and-one defense.
- Any color being called to double team the corner on a pass from the wing.
The match-up zone defense can be a difficult 'nut to crack' when run well. Coach Myers' version is sure to help your team improve its defensive efficiency!
47 minutes. 2019.
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Steve Prohm: Complete Zone Offense
with Steve Prohm,
Iowa State University Head Coach;
2017 Big 12 Tournament Champions; 2016 Sweet Sixteen;
former Murray State University Head Coach; 2012 Joe B. Hall National Coach of the Year (top 1st-year D1 coach);
2014 CIT Champions; 2x OVC Coach of the Year
In this video, Iowa State University head coach Steve Prohm gives his comprehensive approach to beating the most popular zone in today's game: the 2-3. Prohm details how his teams have defeated some of the best zone defenses in the country with two different zone offenses and a handful of set plays. If your team struggles to score versus zone defenses, this video can help improve its scoring ability and confidence against any zone.
Coach Prohm begins with early offense and explains why transition is the best way to beat the zone. While that may seem like a fundamental concept, he elaborates on transition positioning and teaches early offense to get the ball in the basket quickly before the zone has a chance to get set. Prohm also teaches three offensive concepts that are great for beating the zone, including his "flare flash" and "roll cross" actions.
Since you can't always beat a zone in transition, Prohm offers two offenses - a motion offense and a ball screen offense - to destroy the zone. You'll see perimeter and post concepts and discover how Prohm blends them together to create a potent attack. Additionally, he demonstrates a few basic concepts for beating a box-and-1.
Next, Coach Prohm reaches into his personal playbook and gives you seven set plays for half-court offense and four baseline out of bounds plays to beat the zone. He takes you through multiple options for each set and has the practice team demonstrate each at full speed.
This video proves why Prohm's teams at Iowa State are always competitive in one of the toughest conferences in the country. His zone concepts are quick, simple, and continuous to make them a nightmare to guard defensively. This is a great video for all age groups as the overall concepts can apply to lower levels while the offense and sets are effective at high levels of play.
70 minutes. 2019.
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Matt Painter: Using the 3-Point Shot to Score
with Matt Painter,
Purdue University Head Coach;
2017 Big 10 Regular Season Champions - has led Purdue to three Big 10 titles ('09 & '17 regular-season + 2010 Big Ten Tournament);
3x Big Ten Coach of the Year; 2x Sweet Sixteen appearances;
2009 US U19 National Team (Assistant Coach), Gold Medalist at the FIBA U19 World Championship
Developing a balanced offensive attack that is designed to score consistently is a challenge that plagues every coach. Purdue head coach Matt Painter uses the on-court demonstration in this video to discuss his approach to offensive basketball, how he utilizes the post-up in his motion offense attack, and set actions, that can get easy baskets when necessary.
Coach Painter's success in back-to-back seasons is in large part due to players with high assist-to-turnover ratios, multiple players with 100 made 3-pointers in a single season, and record-setting offense for the Big Ten Conference. The mindset that is center to all of that is being "patiently aggressive." Coach Painter uses this term with his players to describe how he wants to push the tempo, but not so much that they are impatient. Looking for easy shots in transition and open shot opportunities defines this approach.
Painter discusses how he attacks with "numbers and angles" and by getting paint touches. By attacking in transition, Purdue looks to get easy baskets against an outnumbered defense. Drives, deep post-ups, offensive rebounds, and cuts to the rim are used to get paint touches. Both approaches allow for open looks from the 3-point line, which leads to a higher percentage of made threes.
Finally, Coach Painter explains why coaches need to chart how their team makes 3-point shots. He advices that you go back and look at where your 3-point shots come from and what kinds of actions are leading to them. Once this data is compiled, you can start to build drills that incorporate the 3-point shot off of the relevant actions and spots you've charted.
As part of Purdue's inside-out motion offense attack, Painter demonstrates his rules for when the ball is posted. From a 4-out/1-in alignment, the use of getting the low post ball-side as a means of flattening the defense is explained. Also discussed his how the offense dives non-shooters going to the basket.
On the pass to the low post, a dive takes place. If the posted big gets the ball and is guarded 1-on-1, they are advised to shoot. Meanwhile, the perimeter player making the pass spots up in the corner while the dive man presents himself for a possible pass out of a double team.
Another option on a post entry is the use of a second diver. Typically, this is a guard who is not a very good shooter. The second diver will go through and exit opposite the posted big with the ball. This action sets up the possibility of an isolation for a post player capable of scoring on the low block.
Known for running inventive sets that can get open looks in the low post and 3-point shots, Coach Painter shows some of his best post-up plays and sets that can get open 3-point looks. He uses his team's motion offense as the basis for these plays. One series demonstrated to get the ball into the post is the Pro Cut series. With multiple ways to get the ball to perimeter players, the ball can be posted to a big who is being guarded 1-on-1 in the low post.
Additionally, Painter discusses how he utilizes his coaching staff. Using his three assistant coaches, he assigns one to the offense, one to the defense, and one to personnel. Whenever Coach Painter needs information, the assigned assistant coach gives him the information that he needs.
With the 3-point shot becoming more and more valuable in today's game, it's essential to provide your team with opportunities to get quality looks from downtown. This video will allow you to learn concepts from one of the best in the college game at blending a strong post presence with quality perimeter play
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