Three offensive players face off against two defensive players, but all players must stay within the boundaries of the key. The ball starts up at the top of the arc of the key.
This drill forces players to compete in a tight space. The offense must learn how to pass and get solid ball movement in the confines of a tight space. Thee defense must learn how to adjust when they are outnumbered.
The sooner drill is a 3 on two drill that emulates a basketball version of the football drill called the Oklahoma Drill. The Oklahoma Drill puts a limited amount of football players in a limited amount of space in order to get them to compete in a small area. Similarly, the Sooner Drill puts a limited amount of basketball players in a limited amount of space in order to get them to compete in a small area.
It is simply a 3-on-2 drill which is contained within the boundaries of the key. The three offensive players must score against the two defensive players without stepping outside of the key.
If the defensive steals the ball, rebounds the ball, or forces the ball to go out of bounds (outside of the key) then the defense gets a victory. If the offense scores a bucket, then the offense wins.
Which of your players will shine when placed into the pressure cooker of the Sooner Drill.