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5 on 4 Scramble [ARTICLE]

by National Association of Basketball Coaches on

We use 5 on 4 Scramble with a 15-second shot clock to work on long recovery closeouts driving shooters off the arc; to alert help defenders...... Continue

Defending the Cross Screen - Screen the Screener Sets [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Focus: Execution, communication, and techniques versus cross-screen, screen-the screener sets. Procedure: When offensive teams see the defense...... Continue

Using an Off-Ball Screen [ARTICLE]

by STACK on

When executed the right way, an off-ball screen can create enough space for an offensive player to get an open shot or layup, making it a very effective... ... Continue

Dribbling - Full-Court Zig Zag Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Setup: Use one basketball and one player. The player starts on the baseline with the ball. Execution: 1. The player takes two dribbles to the right...... Continue

10 Ways to be an Asset as an Assistant Coach [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

Coaching college basketball for a living is a dream for many and a reality for few. Fortunately, I have been able to live that dream as a Division I assistant...... Continue

Primary Break Drill [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Setup: Use five players and one basketball. All five players are lined up across the baseline. As soon as everyone is in place, the coach takes a shot. Player...... Continue

Wins, Losses - Is this All There is? [ARTICLE]

by NABC on

Being an alumnus of the University of North Carolina, the past few years at the Final Four have been interesting, to say the least. The heartbreak of last...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

Offensive Shell [ARTICLE]

by National Association of Basketball Coaches on

At JWU, we run an offense called OPEN, a 4-around-1 motion offense against man-to-man defense with a point guard, 3 wing players, and a post...... Continue

The Isolation Lie [ARTICLE]

by Basketball HQ on

One of the biggest things that I see in today's game and all over social media with different "Instagram Trainers" is the desire to breakdown and use different...... Continue

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