Princeton Chin series
Basics and counters of the Princeton Chin series.
See Quick hitters - Chin series (NBA actions),
Offence - Princeton Point series
See YouTube video - Basics of the Chin Series
Initial spacing is two guards, two wings, and strong-side elbow.
Optionally 1 makes a dribble handoff to 3 and 4 exchanges with 2 on the weakside (2 and 3 become the guards, "forwards out").
On a slot to slot pass, 5 steps up to backscreen for 1, who chin cuts to the rim then clears to the ballside corner if there is no pass.
4 or 2 can hit 1 on the chin cut.Chin Series Explained
- 1 can bump back (reject the screen).
Coach Daniel - 4 backcuts if denied, then posts up on whichever side the ball is passed to (see Chin series
4 passes to 2 and walks his defender down, 5 flare screens, 4's options are curl to the basket (X4 chases over the screen), catch and shoot (e.g. X4 goes under the screen) or catch and attack the double gap (shown), 5 can roll to the rim or pop out top.
Here 4 curls the flarescreen to the basket.
A lot of teams flow into 5-out if 4 isn't open at the top of the key. 4 continues to the weakside wing, 5 pops out for a pass, creating 5-out spacing.
Coach Daniel - 4 curls to the basket if not open on the flarescreen, into a double pin-down.