Double Down Screen to Flex Screen

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Name of Play Sideline Inbound Double Down Screen to Flex Screen
Nickname of Play Villanova Sideline
Is the play situational? No
Type of Play Sideline Inbound
Most appropriate age range(s) Middle School, High School, College or Above
Best used against Man to Man


  • Scorer takes the ball out (preferably a player with post ability)


  • Strong Side player at top of the key screens down for the strong side block.
  • Inbound to player coming from the block.
  • On the catch, Weak Side top of key sets a downscreen on the man guarding the weak side wing. Emphasis on screening the man, not the spot!
  • Rotate the ball to weak side on the perimiter.
  • Player who set the downscreen on the strong side originally should then set a flex screen for the inbounder who cuts through to his far side block looking for a layup.
  • If pass is not clearly open, additional options are making the extra pass to the wing to look inside for a quick post feed.