Quick Answer: What is a flare in basketball?

The flare screen can be thought of as an off-ball version of the side screen in which a player with the ball receives a screen from the screener who is facing towards or away from the sideline; typically near the slot/wing areas.

How do you unlock a basketball without a ball?

Here are some universal tips to help you move without the ball and score more points:

  1. Set your man up before using the screen. …
  2. Run off screens shoulder to shoulder. …
  3. Read the defense! …
  4. When cutting, vary your speed. …
  5. Know where your teammates are at. …
  6. Never stand still for more than two seconds.
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