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Animated Basketball Plays, Offenses and Defenses

By Dr. James Gels, from the Coach’s Clipboard Basketball Playbook @

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Player Tips

Setting Screens

Cutting and Faking

Playing Man-to-Man Defense

Man Offense

3-2 Motion Offense

Blue Eagle Motion Offense

3-2 Motion Options

3-2 Option Series

Simple 3-2 Motion Plays

Advanced 3-2 Motion Plays

3-2 Hi-Lo

90 Series

1 Series

2 Series



3-2 Weave Screen Plays

Play 23

Isolation 2

Baseline 3

4-Out 1-In Motion Offense

Dribble-Drive Motion Offense - More!

Triangle Offense

2-1-2 Offense

1-3-1 Offense

1-4 Stack Offense

Open Post Double-Up Offense

Open Post Offense

Shuffle Offense

Blue Eagle Shuffle Offense

Swing Offense

4-Corners Delay Offense

Flex Offense

Thunder Offense

Zone Offense

2-3 Zone Attack

2-3 Zone Plays

3-2 Zone Attack

1-2-2 Zone Attack

1-3-1 Zone Attack

4-Out Zone Offense and Zone Plays

5-Out Zone Offense

Box and 1 Offense

Half-Court Press Breakers

Out-of-Bounds Plays

Sideline Plays

Baseline Plays vs 2-3 Zone

Box Plays

Stack Plays

4-Low Plays

More Good OB Plays

Plays, Quick Hitters

Advanced 3-2 Motion Plays

4-Out 1-In Motion Offense Plays

90 Series

1 Series

2 Series



America's Play








Tip-Off Play

Half-Court Buzzer Beaters

Full-Court Buzzer Beaters

3-on-3 Plays

Transition, Fast-Break Offense

Fast Break

Secondary Numbered Break

Secondary Break

Coach Sars Secondary

Press Breakers

80-60-40 Press Offenses

Simple 1-1-2-1 Press Breaker

4-Across Press Breaker

1-2-1-1 Press Breaker

Attacking the 1-2-1-1 Press

Attacking the 2-2-1 Press

Half-Court Press Breakers


Man-to-Man Defense

Double-Teaming the Low Post

Pack-Line Defense

Triangle Defense

2-3 Zone Defense

1-3-1 Zone Defense

1-2-2 Zone Defense

Amoeba Defense

Match-Up Zone Defense

1-2-2 Viking Half-Court Press

2-2-1 Half-Court Press

Full-Court Press Defenses

Match-up Press Defenses

There are even more detailed, advanced animations in the Coach's Clipboard Premium Members section, including the animations listed below. Almost 1000 pages of offenses, defenses, plays, strategy, etc, an encyclopedia of coaching basketball. Plus pdf files for printing. Mobile/iPad ready!
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Read and React Offense
Dribble-Drive Motion Offense
Pete Carril's Princeton Offense
Princeton Offense - More
Triangle Offense
John Wooden's UCLA Offense
UCLA High-Post Offense - more
West Coast 1-4 Stack Offense
Wisconsin Swing Offense
Hawk Offense
Horns Offense
Grinnell Offense
Michigan-Style 2-Guard Offense
2-3 Man Offense
2-3 High Patterned Offense
T-Game Triple-Post Offense
Spread-Delay Offense
Point-Zone Defense
SWARM Defense
Buzz (Twilight Zone) Defense
Circle Zone Defense
Kansas 2-3 Zone Offense
Kansas Zone Plays
Attacking Junk Defenses
Triangle-and-2 Offense
Michigan State Sets/Plays
50 Series
High Pick and Roll Plays
3-Up Secondary Break
3-Up Press Breaker

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