This zone baseline screen play to use against a 2-3 zone to get one of your better shooters a 3 point shot. The key is to get the zone to shift and then screen them in so that the shooter gets an open look. Against a zone, you can either use a set play or a motion offense. As a basketball coach, you should have both types of offenses in your playbook.
Having the right basketball plays can be the difference between winning and losing in some cases. Every defense is going to have weaknesses, so it is important that your team has the right plays to exploit those weaknesses.
Play Name: West Virginia: 2-3 Zone Baseline Screen Basketball Play (08-09)
Similar Plays: Vanderbilt: 2-3 Zone Lob/Lob Counter Basketball Play, Wake Forest: 2-3 Zone Ball Screen Basketball Play (11-12), Pitt Panthers: 2-3 Zone Ball Screen – Single Screen Basketball Play (11-12)
Play Goal: Shoot an open 3 from the corner by screening the zone in.
Play Tips: Must get the zone to shift and then screen them in so that the shooter is open in the corner. Make sure that the passer doesn’t stare down the shooter as he comes out to the corner for the shot.