Make the most of every possession with the help of Basketball Offenses & Plays. Inside you'll find
-22 man-to-man offenses,
-15 zone offenses,
-51 quick-scoring and delay offenses,
-26 special situational plays, and
-62 inbounds plays.Each section contains a variety of sets and plays, all clearly explained and diagrammed. The presentation will assist you in selecting the best options for your offense based on the game situation, your personnel on the court, your preferred playing style, and your opponent's personnel and tactics. Basketball Offenses & Plays provides all the information you need to make the right call every time your team has the ball.
|Publisher:||Human Kinetics, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.81(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Ken Atkins has more than 20 years of experience coaching basketball from junior high school to the collegiate level. In 13 years as head coach of the Monarchs at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, he took a struggling basketball program and turned it into a constant force in the Middle Atlantic Conference.
At King's College, he notched the school's second-most career wins, the most wins in a season, the longest winning streak, and the best career winning percentage. He led the Monarchs to their first conference championship and to three NCAA Division III Tournaments and was twice named Middle Atlantic Conference-Northern Division Coach of the Year. Atkins was a member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches for 17 years.
Atkins enjoys writing, reading, and gardening. He resides in Larksville, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Betsy.
Table of Contents
Part I Man-to-Man OffensesChapter 1 Passing Game OffensesChapter 2 1-4 High SetsChapter 3 Common Man-to-Man OffensesChapter 4 Unique Offensive Strategies
Part II Zone OffensesChapter 5 Tulsa Passing GameChapter 6 Common Zone OffensesChapter 7 Offenses Versus a Box-and-OneChapter 8 Offenses Versus a Triangle-and-Two
Part III Quick Scoring and Delay OffensesChapter 9 Fast BreaksChapter 10 Quick HittersChapter 11 Delay Games
Part IV Situational PlaysChapter 12 Three PointersChapter 13 Buzzer Beaters
Part V In-Bound PlaysChapter 14 Under the BasketChapter 15 From the SidelineChapter 16 When Opponent PressesChapter 17 After Opponent Makes a Free Throw
What People are Saying About This
""I have spent many hours talking the game with Kenny Atkins. He has a great feel for and understanding of the tactical aspects of the game as well as a knack for presenting to coaches and players.""
Fran DunphyMen's head basketball coachUniversity of Pennsylvania"
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The book is filled with tons of information. TOO Much. Every offense takes about 5 pages in textbook size font and textbook size book to read. It is boring and does not really get to the point.