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Basketball Play - Golden State Warriors - Zip Triple Stagger SLOB

Golden State Warriors - Zip Triple Stagger SLOB

Austin Anderson 05/24/2018

This action is the Steph Curry Special. This play is designed to get an open 3 point attempt. If you look at the numbers however, Thompson and Durant can both be put into this situation as well. Curry, Thompson, and Durant all score over 1.0 ppp in scoring opportunities off screens. Curry ranks in the 91st % to lead this trio. All three players score over 48.0% of the time they are put in these situations. Durant leads the trio at 49.6%. See More

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Basketball Play - Golden State Warriors - Zip Quick SLOB Options

Golden State Warriors - Zip Quick SLOB Options

Austin Anderson 05/24/2018

Golden State boasts one of the most efficient offenses out of SLOB situations. GSW scores .973 ppp (Points Per Possession), which is good for 5th overall in the league out of SLOBs. Golden State is shooting 47.7% and scores at least 1 point 44.1% of the time during SLOBs. The actions that they are running are not complex. The actions that they run are designed to allow players to make reads and play. These Zip Quick plays all start with a zipper screen followed by a the weakside single away. "Quick" is a term used league-wide to label single away screens. Teams have to pay attention to the personnel GSW puts on the court because 1-4 can be interchangeable. See More

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Basketball Play - Boston Celtics - Wedge Step Up Ball Screen

Boston Celtics - Wedge Step Up Ball Screen

Austin Anderson 05/23/2018

In the NBA, wedge ball screens and step up screens are used frequently. A "wedge" is a simple action designed to create separation running into the ball screen. This action keeps the defense moving and uses both sides of the court. Once the step up occurs, there will be drive/kick opportunities, pick/roll, and pick/pop opportunities. Boston perimeter players are very patient when attacking off ball screens and look to make the right play. FMS Blog: Boston Celtics - Spread Ball Screen Offense See More

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Basketball Play - Golden State Warriors - Stagger Option ATO

Golden State Warriors - Stagger Option ATO

Austin Anderson 05/22/2018

Golden State is one of the most efficient teams out of ATO sets. As a team, GSW scores .995 ppp (Points Per Possession) out of ATO situations. They are shooting 47.9% in ATOs and score at least 1 point 43.7% of the time. These numbers translate to a Top 5 ranking in ATO situations. Curry, Durant, and Thompson can occupy any of the perimeter spots. Durant can also shift to play the 4. Green can occupy 3-5. This set is designed to get elite scorers doing what they do best, moving without the ball. This set creates catch/shoot opportunities, pin/slip opportunities, and if teams fall asleep guarding the ball, GSW will take advantage of a sneak drive. See More

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Basketball Play - Boston Celtics - Pindown 4 Iso

Boston Celtics - Pindown 4 Iso

Matt Wheeler 05/22/2018

The Boston Celtics were struggling to get a basket early in game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers so they ran this play to get Al Horford (4) isolated in a one-on-one situation at the free throw line. As 5 screens for 4, 3 cuts to the ball side corner and 2 cuts to the opposite corner. This clears the right side of the floor for 4 to drive to the basket. The Celtics put a good shooter in Jayson Tatum (2) in the opposite corner, keeping x2 from helping on the drive. FMS Blog: Boston Celtics - Spread Offense See More

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Basketball Play - Cleveland Cavaliers - Swing Flare Slip

Cleveland Cavaliers - Swing Flare Slip

Matt Wheeler 05/22/2018

Cleveland ran this ATO play to take advantage of Boston's tactic of switching the flare screen, and got a layup for Jeff Green (4). The play started with LeBron James (3) cutting to the top to receive the pass from 1. This got the ball in the hands of their best passer. 4 sets the flare screen for 2 and slips to the basket. 5 sets a flare screen for 1 on the other side of the floor to occupy the defense. See More

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Basketball Play - Boston Celtics - Weave Top Iso

Boston Celtics - Weave Top Iso

Matt Wheeler 05/22/2018

The Boston Celtics ran this play to start the 3rd quarter of Game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers in order to to use their quickness advantage at the 4 spot and get Marcus Morris (4) an isolation opportunity against Kevin Love on the perimeter. The Celtics begin the play with a weave action to get the ball to 2 on the wing. 4 then flashes to the top to receive the pass from 4. 1 screens away for 3 in order to occupy the defense and allow 4 to attack his defender one on one. See More

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Basketball Play - Cleveland Cavaliers - Point Flares (vs switching)

Cleveland Cavaliers - Point Flares (vs switching)

Doug Brotherton 05/22/2018

In Games 1 and 2 of the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics got a lot of credit for their smooth switches defensively. In games 3 and 4, the Cleveland Cavaliers countered with some basic actions to pick on the switching defense. Their most effective action was their "Point Flares," with LeBron James as the passer from the middle of the floor. The corner to wing flare allows the screener to seal and cut to the rim, for a pass over the top. This set gave the Celtics fits, resulting in multiple layups for Cleveland. See More

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Basketball Play - Boston Celtics - Early Offense - Push Action

Boston Celtics - Early Offense - Push Action

Austin Anderson 05/19/2018

The Celtics possess one of the most skilled and interchangeable rosters of the NBA. This post provides several variations of Boston's Push Action. This early offense is designed to create a 2 man game on either side of the court. Rozier, Smart, Brown or Tatum can occupy any perimeter spot. Horford, Morris, Tatum, Baynes or Monroe can play the 4/5 spots. This action creates pick/roll, pick/pop, and drive/kick opportunities. FMS Blog: How the Celtics are keeping it simple with spread offense See More

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Basketball Play - Swing Cross

Swing Cross

Randy Sherman 05/18/2018

Swing Cross is an option upon the swing or centering pass to the center trailer in Early Offense. On passes to the center trailer the offense executes "dual actions" in this case cutting to opposite corner from the high wing. The ball movement and dual actions move players prior to the pentration moment (spread ball screen). For more Spread Ball Screen Entries: Playbook: Spread Ball Screen Entries Blog Post: Spread Ball Screen Entiries - Dual Action See More

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Basketball Play - Swing Down

Swing Down

Randy Sherman 05/18/2018

Swing Down is an option upon the swing or centering pass to the center trailer in Early Offense. On passes to the center trailer the offense executes "dual actions" in this case down screens. The ball movement and dual actions move players prior to the pentration moment (spread ball screen). For more Spread Ball Screen Entries: Playbook: Spread Ball Screen Entries Blog Post: Spread Ball Screen Entires - Dual Action See More

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Basketball Play - Swing Exchange

Swing Exchange

Randy Sherman 05/18/2018

Swing Exchange is an option upon the swing or centering pass to the center trailer in Early Offense. On passes to the center trailer the offense executes "dual actions" in this case a simple exchage. The ball movement and dual actions move players prior to the pentration moment (spread ball screen). For more Spread Ball Screen Entries: Playbook: Spread Ball Screen Entries Blog Post: Spread Ball Screen Entries - Dual Action See More

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