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 a huge momentum changer. A great lob 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 are going to come with written instruction as well as a video clip of the actual play. This will help you in implementing the play with your basketball team.
To execute a lob 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 there is a screener involved in the play than 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.
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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 play is going to take advantage of a post defender over showing on the help ball screen action.
This lob 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 play is designed to get your post player a pass over the top for a dunk or layup at the basket.