Lob basketball plays can be good for several different reasons. If run the correct way, you can get your team an easy bucket, and it can also be a huge momentum changer. A great lob basketball play is all about misdirection, and it usually involves a good back cut or back screen for one of your better leapers. However, these plays can be risky because the lob pass needs to be right on time and thrown well.
All of these basketball plays will come with written instruction and a video clip of the actual play. This will help you in implementing the play with your basketball team.
To execute a lob basketball play the right way, a few different things need to happen. First, the ball needs to move and get the defense to shift from side to side. Secondly, if a screener is involved in the play, they need to make sure that they set a good legal screen. Lastly, the passer needs to make an accurate pass, but they need to also make sure that they aren’t staring down the receiver before they make the pass because that will alert the defense and the play will be no good.
For this fake pin down lob basketball play the shooter is going to set his man up and then go like he/she is going to use a down screen and if the defender is over playing, then the shooter will back cut for the lob.
This ball screen lob basketball play is going to take advantage of a post defender over showing on the help ball screen action.
This lob basketball play is going to be set up by the double screen at the top of the key. This is all just a distraction though.
This back screen lob basketball play is designed to get your post player a pass over the top for a dunk or layup at the basket.