A lob basketball play is a great play to use to get your team going and the crowd into the game. Using a guard to set the back screen for the lob usually works well also, because the big man’s defender is not normally out away from the basket, and he will forget to see man and ball. The key is to set a good back screen for the post player, and then the passer needs to put the ball where they can get it.
Play Name: Utah Jazz: Double Back Screen Lob Basketball Play (07-08)
Play Goal: Make the defense relax after the first back screen and then make them pay on the second screen with a lob.
Play Tips: First big man must cut hard and sell the post dive. Wing must set two good screens in a row. The pass must be on time and accurate.