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The Triangle

You'll be hearing a lot about Tex Winter's Triangle offense.  If you have never looked it up or had it explained, here's a good place to start. has a number of detailed diagrams and explanations and sums it up thusly:

triangle.JPG Basically, the triangle offense consists of a sideline triangle on one side of the court and a two man game on the other. Created, developed and refined over the years by Tex Winter the Triangle Post Offense is a system of defensive recognition and execution. Every player is involved at all times and therefore, must know the options for each spot on the court and be well schooled in basketball fundamentals and footwork. Since offensive options are dictated by what the defense is doing, players need to be efficient in recognizing and attacking defensive deployment.

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