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The art of the entry pass

If a PG and a big man have five key steps down, a simple pass becomes a work of art

Originally Published: October 21, 2010
By Chris Palmer | ESPN The Magazine

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together." -- Vincent van Gogh

Any of the NBA's great thinkers (or at least its low-post scorers and whiteboard wizards) would tell you, if the painting thing hadn't worked out for V-Gogh, he would have cut it quite nicely as a big-man coach.

Good low-post play is the result of many little things coming together in a big way. An effective offense begins with penetration, and the simplest way ...

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