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For when you really want a bucket, these publish up performs are designed to get straightforward seems from shut vary — however the advantages don’t finish there.

Hot take alert: The publish up just isn’t useless!

It may not be the “sexy” factor to do on this period of lengthy vary three-balls, however pounding the rock down on the block continues to be a viable and sometimes profitable method to rating factors.

Beyond the apparent excessive share of the publish up shot itself, different benefits come from capturing down low as properly, reminiscent of:

  • High probability of getting fouled, and FT Rate has been linked to wins
  • Chances for offensive rebounds and put backs from shut vary
  • Less probability of a protracted rebound resulting in transition alternatives for the protection
  • Throwing the ball into the publish attracts the protection for inside-out threes.

Below are just some performs designed to get deep inside touches. There are a whole lot extra choices for each kind of offensive system. To browse each ‘post up’ set within the Playbank, go right here.

Check out the slideshow to view the three featured performs this week.



Post Up Plays

1. Tennessee Volunteers – Floppy Punch

Floppy motion has been round because the daybreak of time, or not less than since James Naismith invented basketball. We’ve all run it a whole lot of occasions – and you understand why? Because it really works. The Vols run a easy STS motion right here that acts as a decoy to the primary publish up choice.

2. Utah Jazz – Inverted Offense

If you’re unfamiliar with Inverted Offense, contributor Tony Miller wrote about what precisely it’s and the advantages of it again in 2019. We extremely suggest studying that, and discovering just a few methods to include it into your offense, particularly in case you have taller guards that excel scoring and passing from the publish.

3. Argentina – 41 Flare Invert Cross

This set comes from the 2019 FIBA World Cup (sure, we’ve a free FastDraw playbook for that), by which Argentina received the silver medal. The South American nation has been a constant winner on the worldwide stage for many years, and has produced some nice gamers like Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola, Andres Nocioni and Pablo Prigioni. You can discover extra Argentina performs right here.


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