Set Play vs. 2-3 Zone Defense (quick hitter)
- Published on: 1/16/2010
- This is a set play we run against a 2-3 zone defense. You really need a strong ball handler at the 1 position who can maintain the dribble while reading the defense. Until I came across this play, I never really felt confident implementing a set play against a zone defense.
Typically, when playing against a team running a zone defense, I like to employ an offensive strategy like Overload or the Triangle. These continuous offensive plays allows for various looks at scoring opportunities based on what the defense is allowing.
With this set play, we are intentionally trying to break down certain vulnerable areas in the zone defense and force the defense to have to communicate; usually something most teams aren't great at doing.
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