hurleyflood

Bob Hurley End-of-Game Press Break “Flood”

This press break from high school coach, Bob Hurley, puts severe pressure on the opposing defense late in games when they’re gambling to get turnovers. Hurley especially likes this press against the diamond press or 1-2-2 press. The press break releases the two guards long, while the two bigs flash from half-court to the ball. When the point guard reaches half-court ...

highway transition

Kevin Boyle 4-on-3 Transition Warmup Drill & 4-on-4 Trailing Defender Transition Drill

Today we bring you two new transition drills to add energy, variety, and competitiveness to your upcoming practices. Kevin Boyle 4-on-3 Transition Warm-up Drill The first drill comes from Kevin Boyle, coach at St. Patrick’s High School in New Jersey. The drill works well as an early practice tempo-setter and warm-up, getting a lot of people involved early. Players line up in 5 ...

brokenglass

Read & React Press Break in Plain English With Pictures

We see a lot of postings on various coaching message boards across the internet with questions on how to run the Read & React press break. We break it down right here, including downloadable diagrams. The Read & React press break applies the same principles and behaviors taught in the Read & React half-court offense. This results in a novel pass/cut/fill ...