Florida Gators Need 3 “Rip”

This play the Florida Gators used to run a lot during end of games situations, is similar to one the San Antonio Spurs run called “Hammer”. This a great play to run as it gives you multipl...

Brooklyn Nets ATO Need 3 #NBAPlayoffs

Down 3 at the end of Game 5 of the 2014 EC Semi-Finals, Jason Kidd drew up this sideline out-of-bounds play for the Brooklyn Nets. This was a great action which incorporated multiple screen the screen...

Elbow Flare | Need 3

Since Coaching U released their July 2014 dates today I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to share one of my favorite plays I received from Brendan Suhr. Brendan demonstrated this play during ...

Late Game Situations – Flare Plays

One trend I have noticed over the last year(s) is many coaches, NBA especially, are moving towards flare screens to get the “go-to” guy moving away from the ball during late game situation...

Brooklyn Nets Elbow Elevator

The Brooklyn Nets ran this elbow action in their game versus the Miami Heat. As 3 (Joe Johnson) came up the lane for the 3-pointer, X4 sniffed out the action and helped to prevent the catch. This allo...

Rhody Elevator Need 3

This Rhody option is one to run as a quick hitter in a Need 3 situation. Once again it is essential that 2 cuts shoulder to shoulder off the screens from 5 and 4 to encourage X5 and X4 to become occup...