When we including mysef growing up just playing anything , kickball dodge ball or anything it was all based on what same principal as basketball . When you looked at the pros or people making the pros you did not see system ball we seen the jumping, dunking and fancy dribbles. We are a by product of are inner city period and has a high school coach in the inner city every hard to get a good mix of both trust 4 years is not enough time. We must start from a young age on basics for any sport to be a skilled person but there are not enough good people , parents or rec leaders or coaches that are willing to that. They just want run fast , jump high . sadWhat you bring up here is very interesting to me. Several years back I was put in charge of recruiting kids who then went through a tryout for a well known organization in Dayton. We wanted some kids (16U ) with varried skill sets to be able to play different methods based on what was needed for the opponet we faced.
The result was we picked 5 private school kids, used to playing fundamental skills ball, all good shooters and passers, and we selected 4 kids who were pure athletes and were not nearly as fundamental. These kids were great for stopping other more athletic teams. As a coach I noticed immediately each player relied on what got them there, to the team. It was difficult to teach the athletes to square up and shoot the three as they were used to using their speed to drive around and create on their own. They also were not good at ball reversal to break down a defense.
Opposite for the Catholic kids. They relied on (as you say) a system to get their looks for a shot.
Eventually, the athletic kids did learn to work within the system, but that was hard to get through their heads they were not always going to be able to simply out jump and out run an opponet.