Stagger Screen for Scorer with High/Low Option

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Name of Play Stagger Screen for Scorer with High/Low Option
Nickname of Play N/A
Is the play situational? No
Type of Play Offensive Set Play
Most appropriate age range(s) High School, College or Above
Best used against Any


  • O1 brings the ball over half court.
  • O2 sets at a wing and O3 starts to the opposite corner.
  • O4 and O5 each set just below an elbow.
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  • O4 and O5 set a stagger screen for O2, who should be your best scorer or facilitator.
  • O1 passes to O2 and fills the opposite wing.
  • O3 makes a baseline cut to the weak side corner while staying aware for any open looks under the basket.
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  • O2 should look at options with O4 in the high post or O5 in the low post.
  • O2 also has the option to dribble penetrate at the hoop or against a collapsing defense look to O3 in the weak side corner.