Category Archives: Basketball Plays

Free basketball plays from the NBA, the NCAA, the Euroleague.

David Blatt Cleveland Cavaliers Offense

David Blatt Cleveland Cavaliers Offense

David Blatt Cleveland Cavaliers Offense David Blatt might be new to the NBA but he is no stranger to winning. According to a recent article on Grantland, in 21 years as a Head Coach in the professional ranks Blatt has won 17 championships. Everyone knows in order to win championships at any level you need…

Don Showalter USA U16 Basketball Ball-Screen Offense

Don Showalter USA U16 Basketball Ball-Screen Offense

Don Showalter USA U16 Basketball Ball-Screen Offense by Wes Kosel Attached is a ball-screen offense used by USA U16 Basketball Head Coach Don Showalter. The previous drills I provided from Showalter provide the basic actions to run this offense efficiently. Showalter has been coaching with USA Basketball since 1998. In addition, he is known as…

Billy Donovan Florida Ball Screen Offense Plays

Billy Donovan Florida Ball Screen Offense Plays

Billy Donovan Florida Ball Screen Offense Plays by Adam Short I have to apologize for not contributing to the website lately, just like any coach I have been crazy busy with preseason basketball. The Grizzlies just returned from Dallas this weekend where we really played well at times. We went 5-0 for the weekend beating…

“Flat Baseline Out of Bounds Plays by Mark Chapman

“Flat Baseline Out of Bounds Plays by Mark Chapman

“Flat” Baseline Out of Bounds Plays The four players along the baseline for a BLOB set is very difficult to guard for a team that plays man. They have to at least shade in front of the player they are guarding so that there isn’t a quick pass and score. This allows a lot of…

Dave Boots South Dakota Coyotes Offense

Dave Boots South Dakota Coyotes Offense

Dave Boots South Dakota Coyotes Offense by Wes Kosel Here are two plays from former South Dakota Head Coach Dave Boots. Boots served as the head coach at South Dakota from 1988-2013. During that time, he led South Dakota Coyotes to 6 conference championships as a NCAA Division II member. As the Coyotes transitioned to…

Doc Rivers Boston Celtics Game Winner

Doc Rivers Boston Celtics Game Winner The 2010-11 Boston Celtics were looking to avenge a heartbreaking Game 7 loss in the NBA Finals the previous season. They stormed out of the gate and entered the All-Star with an NBA best record of 40-14. Less than 2 weeks late the complexion of the reigning Eastern Conference…

Andrew Bogut Milwaukee Bucks Lob Play

Andrew Bogut Milwaukee Bucks Lob Play

Andrew Bogut Milwaukee Bucks Lob Play by Adam Spinella A simple way to get an alley oop is by a “screen the screener” set, where the man who just set a screen comes off another screen. These plays are usually effective because the defender of the first screener usually put himself in position to appropriately…

Dwight Howard Orlando Magic Go-Round SLOB

Dwight Howard Orlando Magic Go-Round SLOB

Dwight Howard Orlando Magic Go-Round SLOB Adam Spinella In looking at end game alley oops from the sideline, they’re usually designed for the best dunker or leaper on the court. In a game against the Magic, there’s no secret who that is – Dwight Howard. It’s still possible for the offense to target Howard’s defender,…