Creating Space On Drives: Cut Off The Recovery Angle

When a player is driving to the rim, increasing space and time is key. A great way for a driver to create space on a drive is to get their inside shoulder in front of the defender. This will put the defender in a defender-body-ball position, and the likelihood of a score or FT attempt occurring is high. Below you will find a video highlighting this concept.

Additionally, the way that your team spaces off the ball will also affect how much room the driver has to operate with. To learn an offensive system that creates space for drives and dribble attacks, click here.