All of our free animated basketball plays have been designed using Plays In Motion Software.
Click on the blue name link of the play to see it.
Animated Basketball Plays
Overload--movement to spread the defense guards and run a shooter to the free throw line against a 2-3 zone.
Stack--Play for a quick 3 point shot from the corner against a 2-3 zone defense. This play will result in a quick corner 3 point shot the first time or two that it is run, but will lose effectiveness the more it is run and the zone adjusts.
Popout--Run by legendary Kentucky and Indiana High School Basketball Coach Bill Harrell.
Animated Zone Inbounds Plays
Eye--Underneath out of bounds play to run against a 2-3 zone.
Choice--This is not animated, but is diagramed. It is an underneath zone inbounds play to run under your own basket.
Zone Offense Video Clips
For each of these plays, you will need to scroll to the bottom of the page that you are directed to and CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
Here is a segment of a clinic on zone offense given by Dave Odom. In the segment he discusses a way to distort a zone defense. Dave Odom Zone Offense.CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
Coach K. 2-1-2 Zone Attack This is a very short segment of a DVD from Coach K showing him coaching his 2-1-2 or 2-3 zone attack in practice. The point he makes that I like is that we all need to have some type of misdirection in our zone attack. He makes the point dealing with a misdirection dribble for individuals, but in my opinion, we need to have some misdirection in our passing principles as a team as well when we attack a 2-3 zone. CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
Tara Vanderveer Continuity Zone Offense We found this idea for a simple continuity zone offense to run against a 2-3 zone from Tara Vanderveer on youtube. It gives you a method to dribble the forward away from their guarding spot and then run a player to the short corner. CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
Baseline Zone Attack Another video from YouTube.
It has three ideas for ways to attack a 2-3 or 2-1-2 zone from behind. CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
Five--Set play to run against a zone defense. The link will take you to a page on the Championship Productions web site. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the video of this play. The play forces the zone to guard three movements--a basket cut, a flex type screen, and a staggered double for a shooter. CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
Oliver Purnell Inside Zone Attack This is a short clip of Coach Purnell teaching his inside players to "seal in and seal out." when Clemson faces a 2-3 zone. CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
Overload is a play designed to get a short bank shot against a 2-3 zone for one of your post players.CLICK ON THE SAMPLE VIDEOS TAB.
More than 50 of the game's best plays hand picked by the editors of Winning Hoops Magazine and designed to crack even the toughest-to-penetrate zone defense!
You can preview one of the plays on the DVD shown below and read a review by clicking on either the image or the text below it.
"BEST-OF-THE-BEST" Winning Hoops Video Series: Over 50 Set Plays To Attack Zone Defenses
Half Court Trap Offense
Half Court Trap Offense some ideas for half court trap defense and offense to break a half court trap from Josh Stinson on our partner site at Perfect Practice. The format is similar to our animated basketball plays.
Diagrammed Zone Plays
3 Rover is a digram (not an animated play) of a set play to run against a 2-3 zone.
Cincy is a set play that can be run against either a man or a zone.
Rotation from Tommy's Playbook. The site is designed for coaches of younger levels, but is worth a look for everyone.
LA Zone Attack is a patterned zone offense.
Baseline Runner is a play I found on the Xavier Men's Newsletter archive site.
Baseline Runner--Lonhorn is another way to use a baseline runner to attack a 2-3 zone.
Xavier Zone is a play to look to get the ball inside against a zone.
1,2 Strongside Zone Attack - A continuity zone offense
Push is a set for a ball reversal and a lob pass against a 2-3 zone.