These Plays were contributed to the FastModel Sports Basketball Plays and Drills Library by Randy Sherman of Radius Athletics.
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3-on-3 Guts is an excellent live drill for reviewing and polishing your team defensive fundamentals. Further, it is a live drill to teach players how to get through adversity. It stresses the importance of getting and stringing together defensive stops. This drill is also an opportunity for the offense to use motion offense principles
- Defense must make four consecutive stops before going to offense
- Stops are defined as defensive rebounds, steals or out of bounds possessions
- If the offense scores or gets fouled, the defensive “stop count” goes back to zero
- Offensive charges count as four stops
- Offense goes down and back and a new offensive group comes on the floor
- Do not change directions until the ball touches the rim or offense scores (teams switch directions after Defensive rebound or Offensive Field Goal Made)
- Check the ball in after steals and fouls
- Offense must inbound the ball on all out of bounds situations
Defense must make four consecutive STOPS before going to offense.
STOPS are defensive rebounds, steals or out of bounds possessions. If the offense scores or is fouled, the defensive STOP count goes back to zero. Offensive charges count as four stops. Offense goes down and back, and a new offensive group comes on the floor.
The offense TAKES NO PRISONERS! The defense must earn its way off the court.
GREY team brings the ball up against the RED team.
STAY. Do not change directions until the ball touches the rim. Check ball in after steals and fouls. Offense must inbound the ball on all out of bounds situations.
Offense: Play within motion offense rules.
Defense: Man-to-Man rules.
Switch Directions. Teams switch directions after a MADE shot or DEFENSIVE rebound.
New Offensive Group. Offense goes down and back, and then is replaced by a new group. Black team is now on offense.
Defense must earn its way to offense by making four consecutive defensive stops.