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Offense is a term used to describe the aspect of Basketball played when a team is in possession of the ball and is trying to score.

Against Junk Defenses
Tips Against Junk Defenses (Box-and-1 & Triangle-and-2)
Fast Break / Transition s ...

Offense triangle
Playname : 1ntro - sideline continuity

Playname : 2:3 motion against zone pt1
This zone is a structured motion which is highly effective against odd front Zone defenses.

Playname : 2-3
set up in a 2-3 set
guards must pass before defense collaspes on them and puts pressure on them ...

Set s

Though most teams would prefer to play the up-tempo, fast-break transition game that personifies today's basketball, the "Set Play" is the staple of the game.

Flex Offense - This pattern play basketball offense is simple to teach and offers us a second man-to-man offense for us to run if we need structure.

Zone - Gap Penetration
Try to get some GAP PENETRATION. Dribble into a gap, dish to the basket or kick out to a shooter. Look to pass to where the defender comes from.

Early Offense - Continuity
The final step of "Early Offense" is the continuity of the quick push throughout the game until the end of the game.

Press is part of the larger topic "Transition ". Also, see "Attacking the Full-Court Press", which discusses important principles common to attacking any press defense.

Shuffle offense as an offensive strategy in basketball, developed in the early 1950s by Bruce Drake at the University of Oklahoma.

This starts out with your 1 man just off the top of the key towards the right side. 2 is on the left side wing outside the three point line at that free throw line extended position.

The offense is designed as an inside attack; however, when the defense adjusts, easy outside shots with good rebounding position becomes readily available.
The high percentage shot.
The opportunity to put the opponent into early foul trouble.

Motion Principles:
1. Anytime you pass from the top position you cut to the small foul line and then screen the opposite wing man.

Princeton Offense
By Charlie Zegers
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1-3-1 Zone
Cutting Strong Side Pass 1
Cutting Weak Side Pass 1
Cutting Weak Side Pass 2
Cutting Weak Side Pass 3
Strong Side Screen Away 1 ...

Better 1 On 1 Offense teaches you how to quickly read the defense, react immediately so you can use the most effective move possible to help you score.

Read & React Diagnostics: Testing Layers 3 & 4
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Offense and Defense
Basketball is played at a quick tempo between two goals at opposite ends of the court.

and Defense
Basic offensive skills are passing, ball handling, rebounding, and shooting. Passing the basketball is the fastest and often most efficient way of advancing the ball.

Offense is flashy, but defense wins youth basketball games. Make sure your basketball training contains plenty of defensive work with these tips.

: The team with possession of the ball.
Offensive rebound: Rebound by a player of the team in possession of the ball.
Officials: The referees who rule the game, stop and start play, and impose penalties for violations and fouls.

The team that has possession of the basketball. Also, a structured pattern of play that a team uses while attempting to score.
Offensive rebound:
A rebound of a team's own missed shot.

- The team with the ball.
Offensive Rebound - A rebound by a player on .
Officials - Also called referees, they're in charge of controlling the game.

Jot down the various sets and patterns. Also look for out of bounds plays, last second plays, set plays and special situation plays.
Offensive Questions ...

Flex -- Trying to back up even your smallest points with at least six statistical references.
Pressure Defense-- Covering your weak point by calling everyone else ignorant and biased.

Zone offense: A team offense used against a zone defense.
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- the team with possession of the basketball.
Personal foul - contact between basketball players that may result in injury or provide one team with an unfair advantage; players may not push, hold, trip, hack, elbow, ...

Offense coming in can get the ball right away above the three point line, they don't not have to wait for the defense to get set. This makes the defense have to be very aware of what is going on, helps develop great communication with their teammates.

The run by a team after getting the ball into the frontcourt. There are many different half-court s, but they're all based on using player movement and ball movement designed to get an open shot.
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1. The offense is called for a backcourt violation after the point guard dribbles the ball off his foot and he grabs the ball after it goes into the backcourt.

When the loses possession through its own fault by passing the ball out of bounds or committing a floor violation.
Assist to Turnover Ratio (A/T) ...

Basketball Offense:
Basketball's Weave Offense - A weave is simply a consecutive series of: (A) a dribble drive over a pick followed by a pass by the ball handler to a teammate, (B) the passer following the pass to set a pick for ...

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"Off the Ball" Offense
Getting Open to Receive a Pass
Movement - move to open areas keeping a passing lane open... When Denied by the Defense - use a "Backdoor Cut" ... When Still Denied - use a "V" Cut or "Square Off Cut" to the outside.

What is the best against a defense that traps out of a 2-3 zone?
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Always force the offense to one side or the other whether or not they have the ball. You need to be aware of which way, right or left, the offense likes or wants to move, and then prevent them from doing so.

backcourt: the area from the midcourt line to the end line furthest from the 's basket. ball handler: the player with the ball; usually the point guard at the start of a play.

Cut: A quick advance by the offense toward a position to shoot or receive the ball.
Cylinder: The closely guarded circular area above the basket.
Dead Ball: A ball that is not "alive" or in play.

DRtg/A Adjusted Defensive Rating; DRtg adjusted for strength of opponent . DWS Defensive Win Shares; an estimate of the number of wins contributed by a player due to his defense.

See also: See also: Basket, Basketball, Ball, Defense, Post

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