Porch Zone Overload - FastModel Sports

Published 04/18/2018 by Hunter Lochmann Favorite Send to FastDraw Print Embed

About This Play/Drill

This play is an overload that can work against any type of zone, but is especially effective against the 2-3 and 3-2.
 
Jr. Wizards Coaches Manual
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • Basketball Play - Porch Zone Overload
  • This play is an overload that can work against any type of zone, but is especially effective against the 2-3 and 3-2.

  • Frame 1: On initial setup make sure your wing players (2 and 3) "split" the guard (x1 / x2) and forward (x3 / x4).

     

    Your 4 and 5 should start on the blocks. Normally we would try and have these players start below the bottom line of defense, but for the purpose of this play they need to be at the blocks to start.
     

  • Frame 2: The 1 dribbles over, occupying x1 before passing to the 3, who comes up to the ball.

    x3 will temporarily bump up before x1 recovers.
     

  • Frame 3: The 1 cuts hard through the lane, coming off the 5 man before cutting out to the corner to receive the pass from 3.

     

    Note: the 3 man may have to fake a dribble penetration left to keep x3 honest, allowing the 1 an easier catch in the corner.
     

  • Frame 4: After the pass to the corner, the 3 cuts through to the opposite wing (or continues through if the faked penetration).

     

    The 1 dribbles slowly up towards the wing, drawing x3 with him.

     

    As 1 starts to dribble, the 5 man cuts hard to the short corner / porch area, while the 4 man cuts to the high post.

     

    The weak side guard (2) drifts towards the top of the key to occupy the weak side high guard (x2)
     

  • Frame 5: As the 5 man steps off to the short corner, the 1 stops, plans hard and throws a bounce pass to the 5.

     

    On the pass, the 2 drifts back to the opposite wing, and the 3 flattens out to the deep corner.
     

  • Frame 6: On the 5 man's catch, the 4 man immediately dives hard to the rim looking for the ball.
     

  • Framek 7: If the weak side guard sinks to take away the cutter, the 5 should look to skip the ball to the opposite wing.

     

    This creates a 2 v 1 situation. x4 has no choice but to close out on the shooter (2), setting up a quick swing to the corner for an open three.

     

    If x4 stays, or is indecisive, the weak side wing (2) should shoot the three.