Basketball Plays: 3 Point Sets

These two plays to set up your three point shooters came from the FastModel Sports Basketball Plays and Drills Library.

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These plays were submitted to FastModel by University of Cincinnati Men’s program assistant Greg Youncofski

The first play is used by the Hawks and the Celtics.

The second set is used by the Trail Blazers.








Zipper Pin Back



1 dribbles to the right wing.

2 cuts to the block, then back up the lane of the screen from 5 to the NBA slot.

1 passes to 2.





1 makes an Iverson cut off screens from 4 and 5.

3 clears to the opposite side.

2 passes to 1.






4 turns and sets a side ball screen for 1.

1 rejects the ball screen and drives.







4 then sets a third screen for 2.

1 throws back to 2 for the 3 point shot.





Pistol Hammer



2 comes off of 5’s zipper screen.

1 passes to 2.







3 sets a step up screen for 2 while 4 steps to the top of the key.








2 drives to basket.

4 sets a screen for 3.

5 sets hammer screen for 1.

2 has two options for a pass for a three point shot.

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