3 comments on “Three Keys Words For Setting Screens

  1. If you want to get open, go set a screen!

    Great offensive players understand that sometimes the best way to get open is not necessarily receiving a screen but SETTING a screen (and then popping, or flaring or rolling, etc.)

  2. Also, If you establish early in a game that you are a great screener, you will have more opportunities to slip the screen for WIDE OPEN LOOKS as players start to over-anticipate and over-adjust to your screens.

    • All great points Rakesh, thank you! Another good reason to be a good screeners is that it will help other set good screens for you. This is especially true for leading scorers and particularly at the high school level. Fostering good relationships with your teammates is paramount to you being able to play your best basketball, make them look good too.

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