All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Read and React Offense’

RRO Zone Play: Screen Away Pick and Roll

After numerous requests over a long period of time for more animated illustrations, I finally got around to doing one. This animated play illustrates a very effective way to attack a zone.

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Unattended Cutters: a Basketballogy Exclusive

Unattended cutters are an unheralded way to attack zone defenses. Let data from MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics conference, and the 2012 NBA Finals and 2012 London Olympics show you how to give your offense another weapon against the zone.

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The Read and React Offense: Beating a Zone with Layer 1

Use Layer 1 concepts to create unattended cutters against a zone defense.

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Ask Rick Torbett

I will be interviewing Rick Torbett, CEO of Better Basketball, in a few weeks, and would like to hear from you guys as to what you would like me to ask him.

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Unawareness: Success’s Blind Side (How to fail, part 2b)

I love playing and coaching basketball so much that the game is still fun to me even when I lose. What I don’t like is losing and not really know why or how. Unawareness is a form of self-deception, and as such, is a killer of success.

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Teaching the Read and React Offense: The Basketballogy Method (part 5 of 5)

Note: this is the 5th article in a 5-part series: Part 1: The RGB of the Read and React Offense …

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The Basketballogy Half Court Scrimmage

Basketball is a game of habits. I’m reminded of this all the time as I watch players do bone headed …

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Passing and the Read and React Offense (RGB part 4 of 5)

No matter how strong each of your 5 fingers are, they will never be able to make as powerful an impact individually as a slap, as they will together as one fist.

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Dribbling and the Read and React Offense (RGB part 3 of 5)

Ninety percent of the time you play the game of basketball, you don’t even have the ball! And you want to know a secret? Championship basketball is in the 90%.

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Spacing in the Read and React Offense (part 2 of 5)

Whenever I notice our opponent has poor spacing, and their coach isn’t doing anything about it, I smile. My job as a coach, and the job of my players, just got a lot easier on the defensive side of the floor. In fact, I’m truly reluctant to reveal the importance of spacing here for that very reason.

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