Coach Vonn Read has submitted several plays from his book The Basketball Encyclopedia of Plays to the Coaching Toolbox.
Vonn is the associate head coach in the Women’s program 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.
Each of the diagrams below is a separate play.
PLAY A: 1 dribbles off a 4 pick. 4 rolls left. 5 sets a high screen for 3 who cuts to the post. 1 either passes to 4 in the corner or 3 in the low post.
PLAY B: 1 dribbles off a 4 pick. 4 rolls left. 3 moves from the wing to the corner. 5 comes out and sets a high screen for 2 who cuts backdoor. 1 either passes to 4 or 2.
PLAY C: 1 dribbles off a 5 pick. 5 then sets a screen for 3 who is running the baseline. 4 comes up and sets a high screen for 2, who moves to the off-side wing. 1 passes to 3 or 2.
PLAY D: 1 dribbles off a 5 pick. 5 moves into the lane and sets a pick for 3 as 3 runs the baseline. 4 sets a high screen for 2. 1 passes to either 3 for a 15-footer or 2 for 3-pointer.
PLAY E: 1 dribbles off a 5 pick. 5 then screens for 3 who is running the baseline. 4 sets a screen for 2. 4 then cuts into the lane. 1 passes to 4 on the cut.
PLAY F: 1 dribbles off a 5 pick. 5 rolls to the baseline. 4 cuts from the weak-side block to the center of the lane. 1 passes to 5 for a jumper or 4 for a close-range shot in the lane.
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