Coach Vonn Read has submitted several plays from his playbook series The Basketball Encyclopedia of Plays to the Coaching Toolbox.
Vonn is the associate head coach for the Syracuse women.
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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This is a good quick hitter against a 1-2-2 zone that will produce a layup.
This is a timing play!!
The 1 player will dribble to the lane line extended area to set up the ball screen.
The 2 player will drop to the block and cut to the corner.
The 3 player will set a ball screen on the top player in the Zone.
The 4 player will screen X5 in the Zone.
The 1 player will use the ball screen, drawing both X3 and X1 together.
The 4 player screens X5 in the Zone, and X4 chases the 2 player
(Best Shooter) to the corner.
This should leave the 5 player wide open on the block.
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
Andre Williams says
Coach you originally said this play was for a 2-3 zone, correct me if I’m wrong but it looks like a 1-2-2 zone. I’m i correct?
Coach Brian Williams says
You are correct, thanks for catching my mistake.
Derrick Mason says
Love this play. Looks like it can be ran Vs a 1-2-2 or 2-3 Zone. Can’t open the Encylopedia though.