Types of Half-Court Plays:
Pick and Roll- Player A sets a screen for Player B, and one of them moves towards the basket.
Pick and Pop- Player A sets a screen for Player B, and Player A remains in the mid-range area for a shot.
Give and Go- Player A hands the ball off to Player B. Player A then runs around Player B, using B as a screen while B still has the ball. B then passes it to A, who should be streaking towards the basket.
Post Up- Player gets the ball on either side of the key and starts the play with his back to the defender.
Isolation- Player is given the ball on the perimeter and has space to work individually against his defender.
Post Pass- Player A dribbles the ball up the court and immediately makes a pass into the deep post.
Off-Ball Screen- Player A sets a screen for Player B, and Player B runs around the screen for an open shot. He receives the pass from Player C.
Off-Ball Post Screen- Player A sets a screen in the post, allowing Player B to run from the post out to the mid-range area for an open shot. He recieves the pass from Player C.
3 or More Passes- A play that involves at least three separate passes without a clearly intended scorer. These plays have more complicated names and may be unique to the team.
Types of Fast Break Plays:
Coast to Coast- The player that rebounded or stole the ball takes it all the way down the court for a shot attempt.
One Pass- The player that rebounded or stole the ball passes it to a point guard or wing, who takes the ball down the court for a shot attempt. He can also make a long pass down the court, should a player be in position.
Two Pass- The player that rebounded or stole the ball passes it to a point guard or wing, who dribbles it inside the three point line. The point guard or wing then passes it to another player for the score.