Play of the Day: Michigan Wolverines ATO Backscreen

Your defense has to be on their toes any time Michigan has the ball out of the half.  John Beilein is a master of sets after breaks in the action. Diagram 1 1 dribbles towards 4. 1 and 4 exchange via dribble handoff. 3 moves under the basket. 5 screens for 2. Diagram 2 3…

Play of the Day: UCLA Box Lob

Last evening’s play of the night was this Lonzo Ball to TJ Leaf alley-oop in the UCLA-WSU game. Diagram 2 cross screens for 3. 2 then immediately back screens for 4. 1 passes to 4 for the highlight dunk. Watch it here.

Play of the Day: Kansas Jayhawks Zone Lob

This is a great quick hitter against the zone. Execute it right time the first time. It’s easy to recognize and prevent from happening a second time. Diagram 1 1 passes to 2 to shift the zone, then 2 immediately passes back to 1. Diagram 2 2 moves to screen x2, and 3 moves to…