Side Ball Screen: Roll or Lift Reads - FastModel Sports

Published 07/14/2018 by null null Favorite Send to FastDraw Print Embed

About This Play/Drill

This is a 3v2 read and react drill working out of a side ball screen alignemnt to develop players' vision of tagging defender and decision making.

 

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  • Basketball Play - Side Ball Screen: Roll or Lift Reads
  • Basketball Play - Side Ball Screen: Roll or Lift Reads
  • Basketball Play - Side Ball Screen: Roll or Lift Reads
Diagram 1
  • Side ball screen action forcing the point guard (Player 1) to have their head up reading the defender (Coach) guarding Player 2 in the corner.

     

    As Player 5 sprints up to set the side ball screen, player 1 uses the ball screen coming off with pace as a teammate (x1) will fight over top the screen.

     

    Player 1 is reading the coach (C) in the corner to see if they tag player 5 rolling to the rim or staying attached to player 2 lifting up to the wing.

Diagram 2

  • If the coach (C) tags player 5 rolling to the basket, then player 1 will make hook pass or reverse pivot pass back to player 2 lifting for a catch & shoot 3.

Diagram 3

  • If the coach (C) stays attached with player 2 lifting up, player 1 will make the pocket pass or over the top pass to player 5 rolling to the basket.

     

    Rotations: Coaches may rotate players in this based off their personnel and spots the players will be playing.