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Sideline Out of Bounds Play - Kobe's Game-Winning 3-Pointer Against Grizzlies
Ages: Youth Middle School High School+
Here is the sideline out of bounds play that the Los Angeles Lakers used against the Memphis Grizzlies for Kobe's game-winning three on 2/23/2010.
1 - Fisher
2 - Kobe
3 - Artest
4 - Odom
5 - Gasol
Here are how the players lined up.
5 cuts to the wing for the inbounds pass.
On the pass,
4 backscreens for 1.
2 backscreens for 3.
4 cuts to the ball after the screen and receives the pass from 5.
5 screens for 2.
4 passes to 2. In this case, Kobe was open and nailed the 3-pointer.
1, 3, & 5 crash the boards.
This play is very simple, but happened very quickly with excellent timing which confused the defense and left Kobe open for a 3-point shot.