Joe Scott Denver Pioneers BLOB Plays

Joe Scott Denver Pioneers BLOB Plays by Wes Kosel

Attached are three baseline out-of-bounds plays from Denver Head Coach Joe Scott. Scott just completed his 15th season as a head coach. In that time, he has won over 200 games including 130 at the University of Denver. In 8 seasons at Denver, he has compiled a 130-117 record. Before taking over at Denver, Scott was the head coach at Princeton (2004 – 2007) and Air Force (2000 – 2004). Scott, a New Jersey native, played at Princeton and got his coaching start as an assistant at Monmouth. He was awarded the Mountain West Coach of the Year in 2004 after winning the Mountain West Conference Regular Season Championship. He also led Denver to a Western Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship in 2013 (Denver’s only year in the WAC).

Joe Scott Denver Pioneers BLOB Plays – BLOB Spread

In this play, the two guards start at the elbows and the forwards in the corners. 5 and 4 screen up for 2 and 3. If the corner options are not open, 2 and 3 move up towards half-court as 5 screens across the lane for 4. If 5 gets the ball he looks to drive. If 5 doesn’t have a shot, he passes out to 3 who passes to 2. 3 makes a back-cut then 5 sets a flare for 1.

Joe Scott Denver Pioneers BLOB Plays – BLOB Single Stack

2 cuts off of a double screen from 4 and 5 at the elbow. 1 passes to 2, then 4 and 5 move down to the corner to screen for 3. 1 moves out to the corner then makes a back-cut to the basket. 2 looks to pass to 3 for a shot or to 1 for a lay-up.

Joe Scott Denver Pioneers BLOB Plays – BLOB Single Stack Back-Door

Instead of cutting off of the double screen, 2 makes a back-cut to the basket. If the cut isn’t open, the ball is passes from 4 to 5. 4 sets a down-screen for 1 on the baseline.joescott2

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