The play starts in a 1-4 high with 1 passing to 3 on the wing and 2 cutting to the opposite corner. 1 screens down for 5 then pops out to the right wing. 3 passes to 5 who reversed the ball to 1. 4 screens for 3 who cuts into the lane and then turns around to quickly screen for 4. 1 looks to pass to 4 cutting to the rim.
4 sets a down-screen for 5 at the block. If 5 isn’t open on the initial cut, both 4 and 5 sprint up to set the ball-screen options for 1 at the top of the key. 1 chooses which screen to use and looks to turn the corner. Whichever screen is used, that player will roll and the opposite screener will pop for a shot.
1 dribbles to the left wing as 4 moves out and 5 steps to the top of the key. 5 screens for 1 as 3 flashes to the ball-side low post. If 1 can’t get a shot and 3 isn’t open, the next look is for 1 to pass to 5 flaring to the wing. If the flare isn’t there, 1 passes to 2 then makes a shallow cut to the corner. 5 screens for 3 who pops out to the wing. 4 sprints across the lane to screen for 2. 2 drives middle as 4 rolls to the basket.
1 dribbles to the left as 5 steps out to the top of the key.
4 moves across the floor to the opposite wing.
3 moves in to the low post.
1 then changes direction and dribbles off of a ball-screen from 5.
3 steps across the lane and posts up his defender.
1 looks to pass inside to 3.
If 3 isn’t open, 4 sets a flare screen for 5 who just set the ball-screen.
1 passes to 5 for a shot.
If 5 isn’t open, 1 passes to 2 then cuts through to the corner.
5 screens across for 3.
4 runs across the floor to set a wing ball-screen for 2.
5 steps out of the lane to create space for the drive.
2 drives into the lane and looks to pass to 4 on the roll or to 5 if his defender steps up to help.
In this play, the Wildcats use several cross-screens to get shot opportunities. The first cross-screen is with both guards in the lane. If 3 isn’t open for a shot in the corner, 2 screens across for 5 in the lane. If 5 isn’t open, he turns to screen for 2 who cuts back to the short corner for a shot.
1 dribbles toward the wing as 5 steps down to the low post and 2 sets a screen for 3 who cuts to the ball-side corner.
1 passes to 3.
2 sets a cross screen for 5.
3 passes to 5 in the post.
If 5 isn’t open, 3 dribbles up the wing as 4 and 1 move across the floor.
Moving across the floor should make the defense think that the action will follow in that direction.
As everyone is moving to the left, 5 sets a cross screen for 2 who cuts to the corner.
In this box set, 3 pops out to the corner and gets the inbounds pass from 2. 3 then dribbles up towards the top of the key off of a ball-screen from 1 as 2 cuts to the opposite wing off of a double cross-screen from 4 and 5. If 2 isn’t open, he cuts into the lane and 1 cuts to the left corner off of 4 and 5’s screen.
3 steps up the lane line as if screening for 1, then cuts to the corner.
2 passes to 3.
2 steps inbounds as 3 dribbles up towards the wing.
3 dribbles to the top of the key off of a screen from 1.
5 and 4 set a double screen for 2.
2 cuts to the wing for a shot.
If 2 isn’t open on the initial cut, he loops back into the lane looking for a pass for a lay-up.
1 cuts off of the double screen from 4 and 5 to the corner.
3 looks for 2 in the lane or to 1 in the corner for a shot.