Basketball Plays: White Overload Zone Attack

This zone attack set is a part of Coach Lee DeForest’s Princeton Offense System.

This set is a part of Coach Princeton Basketball: Keys to Unlocking the Backdoor Offense, but could be run as a quick hitter to complement whatever you run.

This week’s featured eBook bundle is the Coach Princeton Basketball: Keys to Unlocking the Backdoor Offense eBook along with the Practice Plans and Drills for a Princeton Style Offense eBook.

You can see their descriptions at this Link:

Coach Princeton Basketball: Keys to Unlocking the Backdoor Offense & Princeton Style Offense Practice Plans Playbook

Your personnel might not fit those exact descriptions.

Your best shooter might also be your best scorer, etc…

You will just need to decide if your personnel will be successful in this alignment.

If you’re not sure whether this or any set that you are considering using will work, I would recommend to use practices to experiment and see how well they work for you.

I do like the idea of using consecutive cuts against a zone–having a cutter fill an area where another player just cut away from (diagram 4 below)

White Overload Zone Attack

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Basic Overload Alignment v. Any Zone Defense

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 Steps from the nail hole to the NBA slot opposite the player with the basketball.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Force the zone to match up and reverse the ball quick to the shooter (2).

Look for the shot or the 5 on the baseline.

This action should open up the short corner.

 

 

 

 

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5 has the ball. This is the goal of the offense.

The 4 dives to the rim and weak side.

The 3 follows behind the 4 looking for the pass from the 5 for the layup.

The 2 spots up for a kick out.

 

 

 

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On reversal to 2 and to 1 the offense resets to the other side.

Look for the 3 filling the 1’s spot as a quick reversal often leaves this open.

 

 

 

 

 

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This set is a part of Coach Princeton Basketball: Keys to Unlocking the Backdoor Offense, but could be run as a quick hitter to complement whatever you run.

This week’s featured eBook bundle is the Coach Princeton Basketball: Keys to Unlocking the Backdoor Offense eBook along with the Practice Plans and Drills for a Princeton Style Offense eBook.

You can see their descriptions at this Link:

Coach Princeton Basketball: Keys to Unlocking the Backdoor Offense &
Princeton Style Offense Practice Plans Playbook

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