Basketball Plays: Middle Ball Screen on Catch

Today’s post shows 2 middle ball screen sets where the screen is set for a player catching a pass forcing their defender to close out and immediately get hit with a ball screen.

These plays are included in the Basketball HoopScoop’s Comprehensive Ball Screen Playbook (written by Trey Watts).

It is a part of this week’s featured eBook bundle.

It is a part of the eBooks included in our annual March Madness Celebration eBook bundle sale again this year. Any bundle of 4 Coaching Toolbox & HoopScoop eBooks is $35.

Create your own bundle by selecting any 4 of the eBooks that we have featured in our Thursday bundles. Email me at bwilliams@coachingtoolbox.net or call/text me at 765-366-9673 and I can set one up for you.

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On both plays, you might need to take only a part of the play, change the positions of the players, change the angles of the cuts or screens to fit what you need.

Diagrams created with FastDraw

 

 

 

 

 

Tiger

tiger1

 

1 passes to 4 at the top of the key.

4 reverses the ball to 2.

5 steps out and screens for 1 who cuts toward the opposite block.

 

 

 

 

tiger2

 

1 changes direction and back screens for 4.

5 moves to the middle of the floor.

 

 

 

 

 

tiger3

 

2 passes to 1.

5 screens for 1 on the catch then rolls.

4 replaces at the top after the ball screen;

 

 

 

Box

box1

 

4 cuts to the wing and receives a pass from 1.

After passing to 4, 1 cuts through to the ball side corner.

5 sets a cross screen for 2.

 

 

 

 

box2

 

2 curls the cross screen.

3 Flashes to the top.

4 passes to 3.

 

 

 

 

box3

 

2 spaces to the arc in the right corner.

5 steps up and ball screens for 3 on the catch.

 

 

The plays are included in the Basketball HoopScoop’s Comprehensive Ball Screen Playbook (written by Trey Watts).

It is a part of the eBooks included in our annual March Madness Celebration eBook bundle sale again this year. Any bundle of 4 Coaching Toolbox & HoopScoop eBooks is $35.

Create your own bundle by selecting any 4 of the eBooks that we have featured in our Thursday bundles. Email me at bwilliams@coachingtoolbox.net or call/text me at 765-366-9673 and I can set one up for you.

Or click this link and select any 4 eBooks: eBook Bundle Special

Bundle #1 Shaka Smart Playbook, Meet the Press, Ultimate Matchup Zone, Mental Toughness

Bundle #2 Brad Stevens Butler Playbook, Packline Defense, Spurs Playbook, Attention to Detail eBook

Bundle #3 Louisville Playbook, Comprehensive Ball Screen, Iowa State Playbook, Winning Special Situations

Bundle #4 Ultimate Horns Playbook, Versatile Swing Offense Playbook, Spread and Go Offense Playbook, 130 Ways to Improve Practice

Click here for all choices: eBook Bundle Sale Choices

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