Diamond Corner Shooters

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Name of Play Diamond Corner Shooters
Nickname of Play Diamond 1
Is the play situational? No
Type of Play Baseline Inbound
Most appropriate age range(s) High School, College or Above
Best used against Man to Man

Setup

  • O4 as the inbounder
  • The other 4 players set in a Diamond Set preferably with a good screener O5 on the strong side wing. Shooters O1 and O2 start in the paint and on the weak side wing. The fourth player O3 starts at the top of the key.
Corner Shooters with a top of the key curl Seq1.jpg

Execution

  • O5 should set a down screen for O1 who will curl over the top into the corner for a possible quick three. O5 should continue moving across the paint towards the weak side elbow.
  • O2 cuts towards the ball above the foul line towards the strong side elbow and makes a sharp fade cut using a screen from O5. O5 should make sure to go far enough to get underneath O2s man to set a proper back screen.
Corner Shooters with a top of the key curl Seq2.jpg
  • O3 should take a curl angle underneath the foul line to set a screen for O5 who uses the screen over the top coming to the inbound.
Corner Shooters with a top of the key curl Seq3.jpg