Starting Five – Croatia vs. Italy

Starting Five – Croatia vs. Italy 

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By: Wes Kosel HoopDirt.com Contributor

Italy and Croatia faced off in one of the three Olympic Qualifying Tournament Championships with the winner earning a spot in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. Croatia ended up winning in overtime and will now play in Group B in the Summer Olympics.


Italy – High PNR ISO

After the high ball screen is set, 5 rolls to the short corner. 1 passes to 2 who passes to 5 for the iso in the short corner.

ItalyHighPNR

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Italy – High Twist

This set uses a combination high ball screen and flat ball screen action to open up a drive to the rim.

ItalyHighTwist

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Croatia – Slice Bump ISO

In this play, the player bumps out to the wing. On the catch, with his defending trailing, he looks to drive baseline.

CroatiaSliceBump

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Croatia – Stagger Wing ISO

2 cuts to the wing off of a staggered screen. On the catch, the other players clear out and let 2 work in isolation.

CroatiaStaggerWing

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Italy – Flex Drive

Italy used this play at the end of the game to get a drive to the rim off of a flex down screen.

ItalyFlexDrive

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