Basketball Drills 2 on 2 Deny and Grind Drill

This drill came from Drew Hanlen. He is an NBA Strategic Skills Coach & Consultant that has helped over 25 NBA and NBA pre-draft players including David Lee (Warriors) and Bradley Beal (Wizards). Drew is the Head Skills Coach for Pure Sweat Basketball. He has run his internationally renowned Elite Skills Clinics in over 30 states and 4 countries over the past four years. He is also the Head Skills Coach for the Reebok Breakout Challenge and has worked various events for Nike Basketball.

The drills was posted on Fast Model Sports Library. It is a reference of thousands of plays and drills that have been submitted by coaches all around the world. You can take a look at it’s content at this link

Drew has also authored some coaching books. You can find out more about the his Team Toughness Drill Book by clicking this link: Pure Sweat Basketball Team Toughness Drill Book

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Team 1 plays live 2v2 against Team 2.

Team 1 gets three passes to score.

Players get three dribbles max each time they have possession of the ball.

 

 

 

 

 

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Team 2 takes the ball out, regardless if they get a stop or get scored on and inbounds the ball to Team 3, who will be face-guarded by Team 1. Team 3 must catch the ball in front of Team 1. No over-top passes. If Team 1 gets a steal on an inbounds pass or a 5 second call, they are awarded 5 points. If they get a 5 second call, they get the ball and get to transition against Team 3, who loses their offensive possession. If they get a steal, they can try to covert against Team 3. If they score, Team 2 takes out the ball and again tries to inbound the ball to Team 3. If they get stopped, Team 3 just takes off and plays full-court 2v2 against Team 1.

 

 

 

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As soon as Team 3 successfully receives the inbounds pass (or stops Team 1 if they stole the inbounds pass and played live), they play full-court 2v2 against Team 1. No over-top passes until the handler gets passed half-court. After Team 2 scores or gets stopped, Team 1 will inbounds the ball to Team 4, while Team 2 denies. Drill continues. Continuous 2v2 full-court with inbounds denial.

2pts for a made 2pt FG, 3pts for a made 3pt FG, 5pts for a 5sec call or steal on an inbounds pass.

Drew has also authored some coaching books. You can find out more about the his Team Toughness Drill Book by clicking this link: Pure Sweat Basketball Team Toughness Drill Book

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