“Seal” & “Snake” Screens

Embedded below are a set of videos showcasing two screening concepts being utilized by NBA 5-men against drop coverages. I believe Marcin Gortat was the first to use both these concepts extensively, although Steven Adams has become elite at the “Seal” screen concept versus a drop coverage.

Seal Screen Versus Drop Coverage

Snake Screen

Steven Adams’ creative screen is getting Russell Westbrook open layups (LINK)

For more on pick & roll screening:
-The science of screening (LINK)
-Steven Adams ball screen rolls (LINK)
-Pick & roll potpourri (LINK)

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