A pass thrown well ahead of a running teammate.
Leading the Receiver ...
If open, 4 takes a lead pass under the basket for a lay-up. If not he continues across the court and sets up a high post position.
Play #453 Old Indiana figure-8 - Second Option ...
GET OPEN AT THE WING - CREATING THE LEAD PASS
THE DRIBBLE WEAVE - BASKETBALL`S RETRO OFFENSE
DEFENDING THE PICK `N` ROLL
PROTECT THE RED ZONE - STOPPING A GOOD POST PLAYER
NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS
HOOPY HOLIDAYS !
BREAKING THE HALFCOURT TRAP
SCOUTING MADE SIMPLE ...
Concentrate on making good lead passes, catch and throw without turnovers see how quickly players can get the ball down the floor.
-Eye contact. -Crisp two handed pass motion. -Pass to the target, if the player is in motion, throw a lead pass. -Thumbs should be pointing in the direction of the ball after the ball is thrown.
Basketball Passing Tip #12: HAND POSITION FOR THE CHEST PASS ...
When using flex offenses, and more typically for me, flex principles (screen the screener, etc.) I always instruct my players that whenever "switch" is yelled by a defensive player, the screener is to abort the setting of the screen, and cut to the basket showing a hand for a lead pass.
See also: Basket, Basketball, Ball, Post, Shooting