Offense is a term used to describe the aspect of Basketball played when a team is in possession of the ball and is trying to score.
Offense Against Junk Defenses
Offense Tips Against Junk Defenses (Box-and-1 & Triangle-and-2)
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PRINCIPLES of SPACING, SPOTS ON THE COURT and BASIC MOVEMENT
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This zone offense is a structured motion which is highly effective against odd front Zone defenses.
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Though most teams would prefer to play the up-tempo, fast-break transition game that personifies today's basketball, the "Set Play" is the staple of the game.
Flex Offense - This pattern play basketball offense is simple to teach and offers us a second man-to-man offense for us to run if we need structure.
Zone Offense - Gap Penetration
Try to get some GAP PENETRATION. Dribble into a gap, dish to the basket or kick out to a shooter. Look to pass to where the defender comes from.
Early Offense - Continuity
The final step of "Early Offense" is the continuity of the quick push throughout the game until the end of the game.
Press offense is part of the larger topic "Transition Offense". Also, see "Attacking the Full-Court Press", which discusses important principles common to attacking any press defense.
Shuffle offense as an offensive strategy in basketball, developed in the early 1950s by Bruce Drake at the University of Oklahoma.
This offense starts out with your 1 man just off the top of the key towards the right side. 2 is on the left side wing outside the three point line at that free throw line extended position.
The offense is designed as an inside attack; however, when the defense adjusts, easy outside shots with good rebounding position becomes readily available.
The high percentage shot.
The opportunity to put the opponent into early foul trouble.
Motion Offense Principles:
1. Anytime you pass from the top position you cut to the small foul line and then screen the opposite wing man.
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1-3-1 Zone Offense
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Cutting Weak Side Pass 1
Cutting Weak Side Pass 2
Cutting Weak Side Pass 3
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Better 1 On 1 Offense teaches you how to quickly read the defense, react immediately so you can use the most effective move possible to help you score.
Read & React Offense Diagnostics: Testing Layers 3 & 4
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Offense and Defense
Basketball is played at a quick tempo between two goals at opposite ends of the court.
Offense and Defense
Basic offensive skills are passing, ball handling, rebounding, and shooting. Passing the basketball is the fastest and often most efficient way of advancing the ball.
Offense is flashy, but defense wins youth basketball games. Make sure your basketball training contains plenty of defensive work with these tips.
Offense: The team with possession of the ball.
Offensive rebound: Rebound by a player of the team in possession of the ball.
Officials: The referees who rule the game, stop and start play, and impose penalties for violations and fouls.
The team that has possession of the basketball. Also, a structured pattern of play that a team uses while attempting to score.
A rebound of a team's own missed shot.
Offense - The team with the ball.
Offensive Rebound - A rebound by a player on offense.
Officials - Also called referees, they're in charge of controlling the game.
Jot down the various sets and patterns. Also look for out of bounds plays, last second plays, set plays and special situation plays.
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Flex Offense-- Trying to back up even your smallest points with at least six statistical references.
Pressure Defense-- Covering your weak point by calling everyone else ignorant and biased.
Zone offense: A team offense used against a zone defense.
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Offense - the team with possession of the basketball.
Personal foul - contact between basketball players that may result in injury or provide one team with an unfair advantage; players may not push, hold, trip, hack, elbow, ...
The offense run by a team after getting the ball into the frontcourt. There are many different half-court offenses, but they're all based on using player movement and ball movement designed to get an open shot.
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1. The offense is called for a backcourt violation after the point guard dribbles the ball off his foot and he grabs the ball after it goes into the backcourt.
When the offense loses possession through its own fault by passing the ball out of bounds or committing a floor violation.
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Basketball's Weave Offense - A weave is simply a consecutive series of: (A) a dribble drive over a pick followed by a pass by the ball handler to a teammate, (B) the passer following the pass to set a pick for ...
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"Off the Ball" Offense
Getting Open to Receive a Pass
Movement - move to open areas keeping a passing lane open... When Denied by the Defense - use a "Backdoor Cut" ... When Still Denied - use a "V" Cut or "Square Off Cut" to the outside.
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Always force the offense to one side or the other whether or not they have the ball. You need to be aware of which way, right or left, the offense likes or wants to move, and then prevent them from doing so.
backcourt: the area from the midcourt line to the end line furthest from the offense's basket. ball handler: the player with the ball; usually the point guard at the start of a play.
Cut: A quick advance by the offense toward a position to shoot or receive the ball.
Cylinder: The closely guarded circular area above the basket.
Dead Ball: A ball that is not "alive" or in play.
DRtg/A Adjusted Defensive Rating; DRtg adjusted for strength of opponent offense. DWS Defensive Win Shares; an estimate of the number of wins contributed by a player due to his defense.
Front court - the half of the court that a team plays offense in
-24. Give and go - an offensive move of passing the ball to a teammate, running for the basket with the intent of getting the ball back to score
Point guard: (1) A position played by a team's primary ball handler, the player who brings the ball up the court and begins the offense. Also called the "1." (2) The player who plays that position.
Popout cut: See cuts.
Center: pick the tallest player to be the center of the offense-he/she do the tip offs and assist with offense.
Center Circle: jump balls to start play occur here in this 12-foot circle.
The names of these may be changed depending on the offense played.
Offense: Team or individual patterns or play which are used to get the ball into scoring position.
Offensive foul: A rule violation committed by a member of the team playing offense.
One-and-one: In U.S. college basketball, once a team accumulates seven fouls in a half, the other team enters the "one-and-one".
Synergy score: Used to describe the type of offense a team plays in terms of ball movement and individual play.
Too often baseball is seen through the prism of offense. When discussions turn to the best players in the game, offensive statistics are almost always cited as the basis for arguments.
As soon as one team has the ball, that team is the offense and the other team is the defense. The offense tries to position players to take a shot (throw the ball through the hoop). The defense players position themselves to block these shots.
If the offense is guilty than the defense is given the ball, and if the defense is guilty than the offense still maintains possession and gets a new 24-second clock.
To calculate this, we separately measure a Net Offensive Plus-Minus (On-court Team Offense - Off-court Team Offense) and Net Defensive Plus-Minus (On-court Team Defense - Off-court Team Defense), all controlled for possessions.
Allow the players to scrimmage as normal, running their regular offense. Every so often blow your whistle to start transition. When the whistle is blown the player with the ball must set it down on the court (simulating a turnover).
(1) If the violation is by the offense, the ball is awarded to the opposing team at the sideline nearest the spot of the violation but no nearer to the base-line than the free throw line extended.
Transition: The movement from offense to defense, or vice versa, when the ball changes hands.
Traveling: A violation in which a player takes too many steps without dribbling the ball. Also: walking.
Transition- Moving down the floor going from offense to defense or going from defense to offense.
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Transition Game - Changing from offense to defense or vice versa.
Trap- When two defensive players double team the ball handler and position themselves to make a 'V' so that the defender cannot dribble or pass between them.
Known primarily for their offense, the small forward is not necessarily smaller than the power forward.
Taking the ball away from an opponent or intercepting a pass.
Press - A full-court or half-court pressure defense in which the offense is covered very tightly as it tries to bring the ball from the backcourt into the frontcourt. The press often causes turnovers because it forces rushed, sloppy passes.
Timeline: n. The half-court line. It is called so because the offense must advance the ball beyond the half court line within 10 seconds of its possession or it loses the ball.
Time Out: n. A legal stoppage of play.
Q: We have an argument going at work. A female co-worker says that in women's NCAA basketball, the offense has no time limit in the backcourt. I say they have the same ten second time limit that the men have. What is the answer?
Screen: a player attempting to protect his/her team-mate from being guarded during an offense phase.
The passing tips you'll find here are a decent start, but in order to be a great passer, you need a complete system, improving your total offense and challenging you to make great passes.
Nickname for style of play used by Florida around turn of the 21st century, with heavy emphasis on pace, threes, and pressing. Less germane to current team, given more deliberate and efficient offense and grinding halfcourt defense.
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