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Old 07-25-2012, 05:02 AM   #16
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Default Re: Lakers considering running Princeton-style offense

Originally Posted by DKLaker

I was too lazy to write my own, so I looked this up and pasted it for you so you can get the idea. It was NOT created by Pete Carril as some think including this article, just like the Triangle was NOT created by Tex Winter.
These are common mistakes, both offenses are much older.

As the article says it takes 15 seconds to run.......add to that the time bringing the ball up the floor........this is not made for a 24 second clock but some facets can be used. BTW, I use it in AAU as one of the many offenses we use.......but we have a 35 second clock......some ages, some tournaments have no clock at all.
Thanks for the explanation. I see what you mean. Maybe they are thinking Nash is really a horse inside a man's body since he came from a run-and-gun team.
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