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NBA 5-Out Offense: Wide Elbow

The next evolution of our 5-Out NBA Offense study is the next actions that occur after the basic initial action is exhausted or the counters that teams flow into, with the ball being entered to the elbow. Part 1 - NBA 5 Out Offense: Spacing Part…
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NBA 5-Out Offense: Wide Dribble

The next evolution of our 5-Out NBA Offense study is the next actions that occur after the basic initial action is exhausted or the counters that teams flow into. Part 1 - NBA 5 Out Offense: Spacing Part 2 - NBA 5-Out Offense: Wide While…
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NBA 5-Out Offense: Wide

The NBA has switched over to running 5-Out as their main offensive system with the space & pace aspects of modern basketball shaping the way possessions unfold. While this is not the exact system that every single team runs, the evolution…
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NBA 5-Out Offense: Spacing

For the month of October leading into the beginning of the regular season, we will be breaking down all of the aspects of 5-Out Offense in the NBA. 5-Out Offenses have become more and more commonplace with a majority of teams running it as their…
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Alabama 5-Out Offense

Nate Oats at Alabama has utilized a 5-Out Drive & Space Offense that has been one of my favorite offenses to study over the past few seasons. Alabama combines NBA concepts & spacing with blended dribble-drive 4-out concepts that Oats…
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2021 NBA Finals X's & O's Preview

The 2021 NBA Finals are upon us, and the matchup could not be any more exciting from a coaching & X’s & O’s perspective. Two great coaches in Monty Williams and Mike Budenholzer matchup in this year’s Finals and I cannot wait to…
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Phoenix Suns - NBA Title Contenders X's & O's

When Chris Paul joined the Suns this year, they quickly became one of the best teams in the NBA. The backcourt pairing of Booker & CP3 has vaulted the Phoenix Suns to the second-best record in the NBA this season, but now a possible matchup…
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Los Angeles Lakers - NBA Title Contender X's & O's

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Golden State Warriors in the play-in game to clinch the 7 seed and will face off against the Phoenix Suns in round 1 of the 2021 NBA Playoffs. Perhaps the greatest 7 seed in NBA history, the Lakers are considered…
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Milwaukee Bucks - NBA Title Contender X's & O's

After back-to-back seasons finishing first in the NBA in net rating and claiming the NBA’s best record, the Milwaukee Bucks exited both playoffs earlier than expected - with no finals appearances forced the Bucks to make a move for Jrue Holiday.…
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2021 Final Four X's & O's Breakdown

The Final Four is set with Gonzaga, Houston, UCLA & Baylor advancing with the hopes of a national title. I wanted to dive deep into their X’s & O’s and see what makes these teams stand out on the offensive side of the ball, with…