How to Run the Modern Basketball Two Side Fast Break

A conversation this summer with Detroit Pistons video coordinator TJ Saint sparked my interest in the two side fast break. According to Coach Saint, 14% of corner three-point shots from four NBA teams he studied (Cleveland, Houston, Boston and Utah) were created out of the transition to the two side via passes out on the fast break. With access to Synergy, I immediately dove into researching this concept. I, like many coaches, have traditionally trailed a player (most often a forward) to the trailing spot (free throw lane extended on the weak side of the floor) on the fast break. … Continue reading How to Run the Modern Basketball Two Side Fast Break