Read, React & Keep It Simple

So much is made of the system that Georgetown employs, but at the end of the day, their offense actually lacks structure. Hoya players are drilled, from the second that he step foot on campus, how to read certain situations and what to do when a defense plays a certain way. The most difficult part, according to Thompson, is breaking players out of the thinking that every play has to be diagrammed for them. Simply put, he teaches them how to play basketball, regardless of what position they play.
Teach your players how to read and react. Teach them how to play the game of basketball. Keep it simple.

Georgetown’s System

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