LA Clippers Baseline Options

LA Clippers Baseline Options

This article was originally featured on FastModelSports.com

Here are a few baseline screening actions used by the LA Clippers. In option 1, the defender jumps the screen. In option 2, the defender chases 3 on the screen. In option 3, 3 uses a staggered screen to get a shot on the opposite side of the floor. Option 3 also includes a flare for the point guard on middle penetration.

  • Basketball Play - Clipper Baseline Options2 sets a cross screen for 3.

     

    In this example, x3 attempts to go over the screen.

  • Basketball Play - Clipper Baseline OptionsIf this happens, 2 turns and sets a screen for 3 going the opposite direction.

     

    3 changes directions and cuts off of 5 to the wing where he started.

     

    2 cuts to the wing off of 4.

     

    1 passes to 3 or 2 for a shot.

  • Basketball Play - Clipper Baseline OptionsIn this option, 3 cuts over the screen and x3 follows.
  • Basketball Play - Clipper Baseline Options3 continues around 2 and cuts back to the wing where he started.

     

    This option is similar to Option 1, but 3 goes over the screen instead of under.

  • Basketball Play - Clipper Baseline OptionsIn this option, 3 runs straight to the opposite wing off of 2 and 4.

     

    After screening for 3, 2 cuts to the opposite wing off of 5.

     

    1 passes to 3.

  • Basketball Play - Clipper Baseline Options3 looks to attack the elbow.

     

    As x1 helps on the penetration, 5 steps up and sets a back-screen on x1.

     

    1 flares off of 5 for a shot.

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