Best and Most Innovate NBA Sets of January by John Zall

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Written by John Zall

Twitter : @John_Zall John Zall BIO: Coach John Zall just completed his first season working for the Dallas Mavericks in their Player Development Department where they advanced to the First Round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs. Prior to joining the Mavericks, Coach Zall served as an Assistant Coach at Division II Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH for 2 seasons. During his 2 seasons there, Franklin Pierce University finished with a winning record and in 2014 advanced to the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament. Zall arrived at Franklin Pierce after spending the past 3 seasons as the Associate Head Coach/Head JV Coach at O’Bryant High school in Roxbury, MA. During his tenure at O’Bryant the program improved from 4 wins to 12 wins and qualified for the MIAA State Tournament twice. Coach Zall also has experience as an AAU Head Coach for the Boston Warriors. As Head Coach for the Warriors his team won the 2011 16U State Title and twice competed in AAU Nationals down in Orlando, FL. On top of being a student at Northeastern University, Zall was named Head Coach of the Men’s Club Basketball team for the 2012-13 season. During his lone season as Head Coach, Northeastern finished second in the Northeast Regional Tournament featuring colleges from throughout the East Coast. Coach Zall has also spent time as a Head Coach in the Bay State Games where his team won the Bronze Medal in 2012 and at various camps including: Five Star, Boston Celtics, NIKE, Franklin Pierce University, Hoop Group and The Elite 75.

February 1, 2016

Best and Most Innovate NBA Sets of January by John Zall

Here are some of the best and most innovating NBA Sets from the month of January 2016. You will find drag screen NBA Sets in Transition that are always a great thing for a title-contending team. They are very effective, because you can try to score early in the shot clock. When you move the ball down the court quickly, there’s a greater chance that the defense will either be short-handed or not yet set. You will be able to confuse the responsibilities of the players in help defense and allow the scorer to make a uncontested elbow jumper.

Another of the NBA Sets that I saw where the team begins in a Horns set. Overload one side of the floor then get the them to set a quick flare screen for the point guard. Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics is the king of mis-direction NBA Sets. Brad Stevens used a decoy lob for a post player that was a huge hit this month too in their set plays.

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Fred Hoiberg of the NBA Chicago Bulls used the Slice 3 Post this last month. It’s a great way for them to isolate Noah in the post. This ATO Play was a great way to get a quick score.

Luke Walton of the NBA Golden State Warriors has used the Triangle screen for screener several times this month to get a score out this slob. They always get a shot for Curry or Thompson out of these basketball plays.

Doc Rivers of the NBA LA Clippers used the Slip Veer 52 a couple times this month in crunch-time. It’s a great way to get their two guard a great wide open three point shot.

The NBA Miami Heat used the Slice Gaggle a great shot at the top of the key for their point guard.

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Best and Most Innovate NBA Sets of January by John Zall

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