HoopDirt.com’s Starting Five Presented by FastModel Sports
By: Wes Kosel / HoopDirt.com Contributor
Argentina will play the United States today in the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics Basketball Tournament. Argentina went 3-2 in Group B play beating Nigeria, Croatia, and Brazil. Argentina is ranked #4 in the World Rankings and has tons of NBA talent including Luis Scola, Manu Ginobili, and Andres Nocioni.
Argentina – Knicks Flare PNR
The guard sets a Knicks-step up screen for the point guard then flares towards the top of the key. Once he has it, 5 sets a high ball screen.
Argentina – Double Drag
In transition, Argentina passes to the wing and sends both bigs over to set a double drag ball screen.
Argentina – Double Rip High
Both wings move in to set a double rip back screen for the big. Argentina then gets a cross screen down screen action for shot at the top of the key.
Argentina – Double Curl
Both wings curl around the high post looking for a quick pass on the run. If nothing is there, 5 can step out for a shot.
Argentina – Horns PNP Flare
The ball handler dribbles off of a horns ball screen. The ball screener then gets a flare screen for a shot.
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