What kind of zone set are you facing, 2-3, 1-2-2, 1-3-1, etc? Then set your offense accordingly. If the defense shows a two-guard front (e.g. 2-3 zone - diagram A), use a one-guard offense to "split" the two top defenders. Offensive sets to use are: 1-3-1, 1-2-2, 3-out 2-in, or 1-4 offense. See 2-3 Zone Offense.
The 'Trilogy' 1-3-1 offense will allow your team to get the basketball into the gaps of the opposition's zone defense. This will create scoring opportunities close to the hoop instead of throwing up a bunch of wild three-point attempts.
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Zone offense is a specific type of basketball offense with the main purpose of creating scoring opportunities against zone defenses via the use of offensive actions such as screening, cutting, ball reversal, and dribble penetration. What is the importance of zone offense
The Double Overload Zone Offense can be run as a continuity zone offense or a quick-hitting set. As the name indicates, it overloads one side of the zone defense to create multiple easy scoring chances. While it can be run against any zone defense, it is probably most effective against the 2-3 zone defense.
Double - Great zone play that can be executed against a 2-3 zone, a 3-2 zone, and even a 1-3-1 zone defense. Overload - Very simple zone play that is effective against all zone defenses. Overload 2 - This is a variation of the Overload zone play to help you get more easy buckets. Pitt - This is a great zone play to use against 2-3 zone defenses. Jamie Dixon popularized this play to beat Syracuse's zone defense.
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Offensive rebounding is very important since the zone defenders do not have clear-cut box-out assignments (as in a man-to-man). Now study the diagrams below, and at the end I will give you just a few simple rules. This zone offense starts with a 1-3-1 offensive set where our offense is already positioned in the gaps. One tip: your high post O4 might initially be positioned along the lane, and then as the point guard brings the ball into the forecourt, O4 flash cuts to the high post at the ...