Good basketball players are able to read the defense and take advantage of breakdowns. For this basketball play, the defense is so focused on the ball screen action, that the weak side defender loses track of his man. If you are on the wing and your man loses sight of you back cut right to the basket. It is important as a basketball coach that you teach your players to think the game.
Play Name: Houston Rockets: Ball Screen, High Post Entry Backdoor Basketball Play
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Play Goal: Get the defense focused on the ball screen action and then back cut on the weak side for a layup.
Play Tips: The weakside wing needs to read the defender. If you can score off of the ball screen action look to score.