With all of the improvements and changes that have taken place over time in basketball, the pick-and-roll remains one of the most effective offensive tactics.
When executed successfully, it delivers an outstanding scoring opportunity.
The most dangerous pick-and-rolls involve two players who are both scoring threats. When the defense doesn’t know which of the two offensive players is more likely to turn into a shooter, they have to play more honestly.
In order to possibly create the biggest mismatch, pick-and-rolls have traditionally involved a team’s point guard and one of the team’s post players. However, this play can involve any two positions on the court.
The following is a list of what could be the 10 best pick-and-roll combos for the 2013-14 NCAA basketball season. Many of these pairs will just be forming for the first time this season. All of them can become devastating duos of offensive dominance.