Rockets SOB ATO - FastModel Sports

Published 03/23/2016 by Craig LeVasseur Favorite Send to FastDraw Print Embed

About This Play/Drill

Houston ran this play against the Clippers on 3-22-16 with 28 seconds left in the game. After the 2 circles under the basket and 1 clears to the near corner, the 5 sprints at the 3 as if he is setting a backscreen. This is fake action, though, as the 5 stops short and pivots into a downscreen for the 2 in the corner. The 3 is on his own to get open coming towards the ball, and in this case James Harden is able to break free from Russell Westbrook. He catches the ball with a head of steam and is immediately a threat to attack the basket. Meanwhile the 2 comes off of the downscreen, and Harden is able to throw a left hand hook pass to Jason Terry for the 3.

  • Basketball Play - Rockets SOB ATO
  • Basketball Play - Rockets SOB ATO
  • 2 circles underneath basket to far corner. 1 sprints to near corner. 5 sprints at 3 as if setting a backscreen, but pivots to set downscreen for 2. 3 V-Cuts to get open with head of steam.

  • 3 (Harden) attacks with head of steam while 5 sets downscreen for 2. Left hand throwback to the 2 for a 3pt shot.