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February 14, 2018

Rules for playing man defense against baseline inbounds

by Brian Kissinger, Ferris High School, Spokane, Washington

One of the most important things teams try to do defensively is to eliminate cheap baskets. You can’t provide your opponent a much better bargain than if you’re allowing them to easily score off of baseline out-of-bounds plays. Many coaches beli...

April 12, 2017

Successful inbound plays from the ‘dead corner’

by Julious Coleman, assistant men’s basketball coach, Biola University, California

As coaches, we sit around and try to figure out ways to execute inbound plays for many different game situations. When I talk about out-of-bounds plays, I refer to them as special teams situations, much like football. One area of the floor that is o...

June 2, 2010

‘Spread baseline inbounds series’ sizzles

The "spread baseline inbounds series" is a set of plays designed for each player on the floor to have an opportunity to score. Each of the following inbounds plays is designed to score a layup or get a good open jump shot. Each play easily flows into...

September 20, 2009

Try These 3 Inbounds Plays To Score In Any Situation

Keeping a defense on its heels is one of the keys to having a potent offense. There are a variety of ways to be aggressive with a defense and one that we have found to be effective is to look to score on our in-bound plays. Some coaches simply want ...