Elbow to Block Double Screens for Shooter

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Name of Play Elbow to Block Double Screens for Shooter
Nickname of Play Double "Up"
Is the play situational? No
Type of Play Baseline Inbound
Most appropriate age range(s) Middle School, High School, College or Above
Best used against Any

Setup

  • Standard Baseline Inbound Box Set , with the weak side players O1 and O2 being preferred shooters.
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Execution

  • O2 sets a down screen for O1 at an angle slightly open to the outside. O1 should make a read based on the defender's position to go underneath or over the top.
  • O5 moves to the elbow to set a double screen for with O3 for O1.
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  • O2 and O3 should continue together down to the opposite block to set a double screen for O2 who should either come to the basketball ready to shoot or if O1 could not receive the initial inbound, curl to the hoop.