Decision-making in Basketball. A Proposal of Decision Trees for Teaching Pick and Roll




behaviour, tactics, interactions, uncertainty


The present paper aimed to clarify concepts related to decision-making in sport and to apply them to the teaching-learning process of the pick and roll in basket­ball. An historical analysis was developed and it was ex­amined the state of the art of the decision-making teach­ing and learning, showing advantages and disadvantages of incidental and intentional teaching strategies. Later, concepts reviewed (if-then rules and incidental and in­tentional teaching strategies) were applied to a proposal for teaching pick and roll. Through different decisional trees and specific training tasks this proposal tries to po­tentiate the players’ decision according to the logical of the game, and at the same time, to promote a unique and individual decision-making. 


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Suárez-Cadenas, E., Courel-Ibáñez, J., & Cárdenas-Vélez, D. (2017). Decision-making in Basketball. A Proposal of Decision Trees for Teaching Pick and Roll. Acción Psicológica, 14(1), 43–56.



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