Rosenthal: 3 on 2 Continuous - FastModel Sports

Published 07/16/2012 by Brandon Rosenthal Favorite Send to FastDraw Print Embed

About This Play/Drill

This is a great transition drill for offense and defense.

Teaching Point(s):
Emphasize defensive philosophy and principles; protect the paint, closeouts with contested shots, rotation and recover, communication, no easy baskets, no layups, 3 players box out, no fouling. 
Work For:
Work to hold offense until equal defender gets back. Charges, Steals, Deflections, Bad Shots.
*Drill can also be taught for transition offense*
  • Basketball Play - Rosenthal: 3 on 2 Continuous
  • Basketball Play - Rosenthal: 3 on 2 Continuous
  • Transition Defense:    3 on 2 Continuous


    Defense - (x1) and (x4) start in a defensive tandem.  (x3) starts at half court.

    Offense - (1), (2), and (4) start behind ½ court and are spaced properly to attack 3 on 2 situations.

  • Drill:

    (1), (2), and (4) vs. (x1), (x4).  On the whistle, (1), (2), and (4) go on (x1) and (x4).  As soon as (1) dribbles over half court, (x3) touches the center circle and is in the play. On the rebound, score or turnover, (x1), (x4), and (x3) break out and go 3 on 2 vs. (3) and (5).  (6) is ready to touch the center circle when (x1) dribbles over half court.  The drill remains continuous for time.