Coach Vonn Read has submitted several plays from his book The Basketball Encyclopedia of Plays to the Coaching Toolbox. Vonn is currently serving as an assistant in the Women’s at Syracuse.
He has also served as an assistant coach in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury, Orlando Miracle, and San Antonio Silver Stars. He was an advanced scout for the Orlando Magic as well as The Charlotte Sting.
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Right out of transition, the 1 player will pitch ahead to the 2 player, who will reverse the ball to the 4 player.
The 1 player will cut through the lane to the mid post area.
The 4 player will dribble the ball to elbow area to set up the Dribble Handoff to 1.
The 1 player will come up the lane to receive the Dribble Handoff.
The 5 player will put their head under the basket to read the action.
If the X1 defender goes under the Dribble Handoff, the 1 player will stop behind the screen and shoot the open 3-pointer.
If the X1 player chases the 1 player on the Dribble Handoff, the 1 player will drive to the basket for the layup.
The 5 player will relocate and receive a dump off pass if X5 helps on the drive.
If the X1 player chases the 1 player on the Dribble Handoff and the X4 player helps on penetration, 1 will pass to 4 rolling hard to the basket for a layup.
The 5 player will space out to take away the help by X5 in the paint
Coach Read has also put together The Basketball Encyclopedia of plays. You can check them out here: The Basketball Encyclopedia of Plays or read more about the books:
Any coach looking for the latest and innovative plays from the Professional, College, or High School levels can stop looking. With a compilation of over 7,700 different plays, you will never need to purchase another basketball playbook again. These playbooks can be used as a great reference tool for years to come. This 2 Volume Book includes plays from 19 different play categories, and they are the most extensive playbooks on the market.
The Basketball Encyclopedia of Plays (Platinum Series) contains over 7,700 Plays (Both Volumes combined) from the NBA, WNBA, USBL, and College levels from someone who has worked as an Advanced Scout or Coach on each level!!! This book has been intensely compiled over the last 21 years, with plays taken from a lot of NBA Coaches (past and present), WNBA coaches, and College coaches (Men’s and Women’s) from around the country.
Any coach that is serious about improving their knowledge of the game from an X and O standpoint will benefit tremendously from these books. These Books can be used to discover New Quick hitters, add a New Package to your playbook, or develop an entire Offensive System. There are a lot of new ideas and concepts in these books to study, and the Basketball Encyclopedia of Plays can be a great resource for coaches on all levels!!! This book is definitely for those X and O junkies who are always looking to improve as a Coach.
“THE GAME IS ALWAYS CHANGING? ARE YOU?” Vonn Read
Here is the link: The Basketball Encyclopedia of Plays