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Golden State Horns Down Entry

Golden State Horns Down Entry

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

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.

  • Basketball Play - GSW Horns Down Entry4 sets a down-screen for 5.

     

    5 flashes to the high post.

     

    4 flashes to the elbow after 5 clears the screen.

  • Basketball Play - GSW Horns Down Entry1 dribbles off of 4’s screen.

     

    4 rolls the basket and 5 pops.

Maccabi Tel Aviv Horns Play

Maccabi Tel Aviv Horns Play

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

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.

  • Basketball Play - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv Horns 11 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.

  • Basketball Play - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv Horns 11 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.

  • Basketball Play - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv Horns 1If 3 isn’t open, 4 sets a flare screen for 5 who just set the ball-screen.

     

    1 passes to 5 for a shot.

  • Basketball Play - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv Horns 1If 5 isn’t open, 1 passes to 2 then cuts through to the corner.

     

    5 screens across for 3.

  • Basketball Play - Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv Horns 14 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.

Portland Horns Shuffle

Portland Horns Shuffle

This play was originally featured on FastModelSports.com.

1 dribbles to the left wing and gives the ball to 2 on a dribble hand-off. 5 then pops out to the perimeter and gets the pass from 2.5 passes to 3. 4 screens out for 2 then 4 and 5 set a staggered screen for 1. 3 looks to pass to 2 posting up or to 1 for a shot. If 5 has trouble getting 3 the ball on the wing, he can a) pass to 3 cutting back-door or b) give the ball to 3 on a dribble hand-off.

  • Basketball Play - Trail Blazer Horns Shuffle1 dribbles toward 2.

     

    2 cuts up and receives a dribble hand-off from 1.

     

    5 pops to the top of the key.

     

    2 passes to 5.

  • Basketball Play - Trail Blazer Horns Shuffle5 passes to 3.

     

    2 then cuts off of 4 to the opposite low post.

     

    4 and 5 set a staggered screen for 1.

     

    3 looks to pass to 2 in the post or to 1 for a shot.

  • Basketball Play - Trail Blazer Horns ShuffleIf 5 can’t pass to 3 due to x3 playing high, 3 should back-cut to the basket.
  • Basketball Play - Trail Blazer Horns ShuffleIf 3 is denied and he can’t back-cut, then 5 can dribble toward 3 for a dribble hand-off.

4 Horns Options from Golden State

4 Horns Options from Golden State

This article was originally featured on FastModelSports.com

Here are 4 Horns Options from Golden State. In option 1, Curry attacks the high staggered ball-screen from left to right. As Curry dribbles right, Bogut and Lee move down to the corner to screen for Thompson. If Curry doesn’t have a shot, he passes ot Thompson at the top of the key. In option 2, Curry splits the high staggered ball-screen at the top of the key for a drive or shot. In option 3, Curry drives into the lane looking to pass to Bogut rolling to the corner or he can kick it out for a 3-point shot. In option 4, Igoudala moves to the right side of the floor. As Curry drives off of the screen, Bogut rolls and Lee pops. If Lee gets the ball, he looks to drive or pass out for a shot.

  • Basketball Play - Warriors Horns OptionsCurry looks to attack off of the high staggered screen from Bogut and Lee.

     

    Curry is looking for a shot or an opportunity to penetrate and pitch.

  • Basketball Play - Warriors Horns OptionsCurry dribbles off of the high screen toward the wing.

     

    Once Curry is out, Bogut and Lee step down to set a staggered screen for Thompson in the corner.

     

    Thompson sets his man up then cuts off of the screen looking for the shot.

  • Basketball Play - Warriors Horns OptionsIf Bogut and Lee are spaced out, Curry can drive off of the screen from the high man and shoot in between the screen if Bogut’s defender is not in position to help.
  • Basketball Play - Warriors Horns OptionsCurry uses the staggered ball-screen at the top of the key and drives toward the basket. Curry can pass to Bogut rolling to the rim or can pitch out to either corner.
  • Basketball Play - Warriors Horns OptionsCurry uses the staggered ball-screen at the top of the key and dribbles toward the wing.

     

    Bogut rolls to the rim.

  • Basketball Play - Warriors Horns OptionsCurry pass the ball to Lee at the top of the key.

     

    Lee has the option to shoot, drive to the basket, or use the Hi/Lo action and pass to Bogut inside.

LA Clippers Horns 5-3 Repeat

LA Clippers Horns 5-3 Repeat

This article was originally featured on FastModelSports.com

The play starts in a horns set with 5 and 4 moving to the corners. 4 moves to the right corner as 2 moves up to the wing. 5 sets a wide pin-down for 3 in the corner. If 3 can curl into a shot he does. If the pass isn’t there, 3 stops at the block and turns around to get another down-screen from 5. This time 3 moves out to the wing for a 3-point shot.

  • Basketball Play - Clippers Horns 5-3 Repeat5 screens down for 3 in the corner.

     

    3 curls tight around the screen looking for the pass from 1.

     

    4 moves to the corner and 2 moves up to the wing.

  • Basketball Play - Clippers Horns 5-3 RepeatIf 3 isn’t open on the initial cut, 5 turns to screen for 3 again.

     

    3 cuts to the wing for a shot.

Bob Marlin ULL Horns Post Step Out

Bob Marlin ULL Horns Post Step Out

This article was originally featured on FastModelSports.com

This play is simple yet effective. The point guard passes to 5 at the high post and cuts away as if he is going to move into the lane. Instead, 1 screens down for 4 who pops out to the top of the key for a 3-point shot. If the defense starts anticipating this action, look to send 1 off of a flare or to the basket on a slip.

  • Basketball Play - ULL Horns Post Step Out5 steps out to receive a pass from 1.
  • Basketball Play - ULL Horns Post Step Out5 faces up and looks to shoot.

     

    1 acts as if he is cutting to the basket, but instead sets a screen on 4’s defender.

     

    4 steps around the screen for a shot.