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The give and go is one of the most fundamental plays in basketball. What you do is pass to a teammate(this is the give part), hesitate for a second, and then cut to the basket (this is the go part). The player you passed to then gives the ball back to you, which hopefully leads to an open lane. This is a great two man play, as it gets defenses to relax, gets them flat footed, allowing the Give & Go to be effective.