Yesterday I received two more questions via e-mail and will answer one today and another tomorrow. The question that came to me was as follows, “Coach, what are the plays that I need to put in my playbook?”
The answer to this is truly dependent on the team that you have. You need to design your playbook based on the personnel that you have. My playbook changes every year based on the players that I have on my roster.
Strong Guard Play But Undersized- In these situations, I will often have a team that plays up-tempo and runs a lot of primary and secondary breaks on offense. We will also trap and get aggressive on defense.
Big Team- These teams are ones were I will slow down the game and try and pound the ball inside. We also will run a-lot of pick-and-roll action to create mismatches.
You can run any combination of the above based on what your team looks like.