Sergio Scariolo Spain Offense

Sergio Scariolo

Written by Wes Kosel

Wes Kosel will enter his first season as an Assistant Coach at Augustana University under Tom Billeter in 2016-2017. Kosel came to Sioux Falls after two season at Colorado College as the lead assistant. Kosel, a native of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, served as an assistant coach at Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Texas Lutheran University from 2012-2014. Kosel graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He also has a master’s degree in physical education from the University of Houston. While attending Kansas, Kosel served as an assistant coach at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. A life-long student of the game, Kosel honed his coaching skills by working summer camps for various programs in Texas, Colorado, Missouri, and New Mexico. Kosel also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Personal Trainer, both of which are certifications earned through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Kosel and his wife, Molly, live in Colorado Springs.

October 3, 2016

Sergio Scariolo Spain Offense by Wes Kosel

Here are two set plays from Spain National Team Head Coach Sergio Scariolo. Scarlio has been the head coach of Spain since 2015, and has been the head coach of many international teams including Laboral Kutxa, EA7 Milano, Khimki Moscow, Unicaja, Real Madrid, and several more. He was the Italian League Champion in 1990, the Italian Coach of the Year in 1994, two-time Spanish Cup Champion, two-time Spanish League Champion, AEEB Coach of the Year, and three-time EuroBasket Gold Medalist. Spain won the Bronze Medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics and won the EuroBasket Gold Medal in 2015. The Summer Olympics roster included Pau Gasol, Rudy Fernandez, Sergio Rodriguez, Juan Carlos Navarro, Sergio Lull, Nikola Mirotic, and Ricky Rubio.

Sergio Scariolo Spain Offense

Post to Step Up

In this play, 1 passes to 2 on the wing and 2 looks to 4 posting up inside. 4 holds for a second and works his defender to see if he can get the ball from 2. If not, 4 steps out to set a step up screen (with his back to the baseline) for 2. 2 drives baseline and 4 can roll or pop towards the elbow for a shot.

Sergio Scariolo

Shuffle Stagger Spain

This play starts in a 2-3 high set and 1 passes to 2 on the right wing then makes a shallow cut to the right corner. 2 reverses the ball to 4 who passes to 3, and once 3 has the ball on the wing 5 steps over to set a shuffle screen for 2. 2 cuts to the middle of the lane and 5 and 4 set a staggered screen for 1 in the corner. If 1 doesn’t have a shot, he dribbles left off of a ball screen from 4. 2 sets a back screen for 4 on the ball screen roll (Spain Action). 5 spaces to the corner.

Sergio Scariolo

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Sergio Scariolo Spain Offense

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