Sideline Out of Bounds - Space
The following sideline out of bounds play is best run for a wing player who is great off the dribble. By creating space on the floor, your player will have room to attack the rim.
The play begins with 3 taking the ball out of bounds. 5 starts on the left low block. 2 starts on the right low block. 4 starts on the left elbow and 1 starts on the right elbow.
4 screens across the key to 1 who cuts toward the ball.
3 pass the ball in bounds to 1 who immediately gives the ball back to 3.
When the ball in passed in bounds, 2 cuts from the low block to the corner, outside the three point line.
Once 3 receives the ball back from 1, 5 moves away from the ball, stopping outside the lane on the right side.
To create motion away from the ball, 4 sets a down screen for 2 who cuts to the top of the key.
After passing back to 3, 1 follows his pass and sets a screen for 3.
3 has the option of using the screen and cutting down the lane, or rejecting the screen and using the open space on the left side of the floor to attack the basket.
This simple inbounds play can be run on either side of the court and it works great at high levels basketball where players are good off the dribble.
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