Simple Youth Basketball Play 6:
"Double Screen Low"







Simple Youth Basketball Play 6 is called "Double Screen Low". This is a great play that utilizes a double low screen, as well as multiple cuts to create more than one scoring chance.

I hope you find this play to be helpful and informative! When executed properly, this play will produce multiple high-percentage scoring opportunities for you!

Enjoy and best of luck!


Simple Youth Basketball Play 6:
"Double Screen Low"


To help you understand the play, please follow the key below.

  • 1 = Point Guard

  • 2 = Wing

  • 3 = Wing

  • 4 = Post

  • 5 = Post

  • Black Dotted Arrow = Pass

  • Black Straight Arrow = Player Movement




Simple Basketball Play 6: Diagram #1

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  • The players start in a 3 out - 2 in formation.

  • 1 will make a dribble entry to the wing to start the play. Note: 1 can also pass to the wing to start the play.

  • As 1 dribbles to the wing, 2 will circle out to the top of the key.

  • As this is happening, 3 will begin to cut to the baseline to set up their defender for the double screen.

Simple Basketball Play 6: Diagram #2

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  • 4 will cut across the lane to the middle post area and set a screen for 3.

  • As 4 is coming across the lane, 5 will cut toward them to fake their defender and then turn and set a screen for 3.

  • 3 should have already set up their defender by cutting low, and will now read their defender and cut off the double screen.

  • 3 will either cut high or low off the double screen, depending on how their defender reacts.

  • If 3 cuts low, they should try to seal their defender off and get position as close to the basket as possible.

  • 1 should dribble below the foul-line extended to improve their passing angle.

Simple Basketball Play 6: Diagram #3

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  • If 3 does not get the pass from 1, they should establish low post position.

  • 1 should dribble lower to improve their passing angle to 3 in the low post.

  • If 3 is open and has good post position, 1 should pass to them.

  • If 3 is not open, 1 should pass out to 2. 2 must remember to come toward the pass to eliminate the chance of a steal.


Simple Basketball Play 6: Diagram #4

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  • Once 2 has the ball, 4 will set a down screen for 5. 4 will then seal the defender and open up to the ball.

  • 5 should come off the screen and cut just above the elbow area.

  • 2 will pass to 5 or 3 if they are open.

  • If 5 gets the pass they should look for a high-low play with either 3 or 4.









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