Play of the Day: Duke Blue Devils Horns Post

With Jayson Tatum back in the Duke lineup, Coach Mike Krzyzewski has the ability to play four guards alongside Amile Jefferson. With the 6’8 freshman at the 4, Tatum can use his quickness against bigger defenders or post up smaller guards. Diagram 1 1 passes to 5 then moves to the strong side corner. 2…

NBA Playoffs: OKC Thunder Horns High Backscreen

Last evening, the Oklahoma City Thunder used this Horns set to free up Kevin Durant for a wide open 3 pointer against the San Antonio Spurs’ defense . In the diagram below, the 2 is placed in Durant’s spot. Place your second best shooter in the 3’s position in the event of a drive-and-kick situation…

March Madness: Duke Horns ISO

In the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, Mike Krzyzewski frequently ran this horns sent for the multi-talented Brandon Ingram. Simply place your best driver in the 4’s spot, then clear out his side. For video, click here.

March Madness: IU Hoosiers Horns X

During last weekend’s NCAA Tournament game between the Indiana Hoosiers and the Kentucky Wildcats, IU head coach Tom Crean went to this horns set down the stretch. The multiple screens combined with the crossing action of the 4 and 5 caused several miscommunication errors by the Wildcats that led to easy points for the Hoosiers.

Happy Valentines Day – Horns Set

It was meant to be a FastDraw joke. With the right timing, it may actually work. Diagram 1: 1 passes to 5 to initiate movement. 4 screens for 1. 5 dribbles towards 2 for a hand-off as 3 moves to the strong side of the floor. Diagram 2: 2 immediately passes to 3 as 5 posts. 1…