End of Game – Sideline Need 3

This is a sideline out-of-bounds play Doc Rivers ran when he was coaching the┬áBoston Celtics. It’s a great misdirection because he put Ray Allen at the top as the shooter, who screened for Paul...

Box Staggers – Baseline Out-of-Bounds

I though up this play Tuesday night while waiting for my flight home and watching replays of the NBA Summer League. One element that a number of great coaches in the NBA run out-of-bounds, are consecu...

Michigan State Spartans Rhody Again

Tom Izzo’s Spartans ran this play Sunday night in their game vs Oakland. What I love about this plays is that there is a scoring option for all five players within the sequence. Options: 2 is ab...

Chicago Bulls Sideline Need 3

After a furious comeback in the 4th quarter last night, the Chicago Bulls ran this sideline out-of-bounds play with 1.5 seconds remaining to beat the Atlanta Hawks in Pre-Season action. In typical fas...

New York Knicks 23 Chest – Guard PNR

The New York Knicks ran this play in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals versus the Indiana Pacers. Some coaches are not big fans of running guard on guard ballscreens because they are easy t...

Memphis Grizzlies : Double Loop Need 3

At the end of Game 1 versus the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Memphis Grizzlies needed a three B to send Game 1 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals into Overtime. Unforunately, the shot came up short b...

Miami Heat Post Up Action : Power

Last night in an impressive win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the Miami Heat ran this play to get Lebron james a post up action. What made this play so effect...