Thanks to Mike Brown Auerbach, and the Lakers’ early season struggles, the Princeton offense has become a popular topic amongst analysts and talking heads. It’s this offense that many are saying is preventing Steve Nash, the Lakers’ offense, and the list of celebrities trying to find a seat on the LA bandwagon from reaching their full potential.
Closer to home, we see a version of this Princeton “Option” offense night in and night out with the Wine and Gold.
“What exactly is the Princeton offense you may ask?
“Is it an offense which features five guys with their collars popped? Not quite.
“An offense consisting of five guys who prefer a glass of red wine over a cold beer? Most likely not.
“An offense run primarily through the high post, that attacks mismatches through constant movement, pick and rolls, and back door cuts?” Bingo! [Read more...]