If you’ve run the Read & React for long or if you’ve been following the Read & React at all, you know that we suggest the R&R as an alternative to set plays. (Actually, we suggest it as an alternative to anything, but plays are one of those things).

So, if we have a healthy disdain for plays, why Quick Hitters?

Good question. And, yes, we do have our reasons.

With that in mind, here’s our final Quick Hitter in this five part series. If you want more, you can find the other four here, here, here, and here. And, if you want more than that, we made an entire DVD of them. And, as always, if you have a Quick Hitter of your own, tell us about it in the comments or send me an email.

5 OUT Quick Hitter Frame 1

1 dribbles at 2 looking for rear cut layup.

5 OUT Quick Hitter Frame 2

If 2 is not open, 2 fills out toward 3 in the short corner.
4 fills the empty spot and looks for a “Read Line Rear Cut” if defender crosses the Read Line.

5 OUT Quick Hitter Frame 3

If the defender of 4 stays inside the Read Line, 5 sets a pin screen for 4 and 1 looks to skip.
At the same time, 2 sets a back screen for 3 for a layup or screen and pop option.

5 OUT Quick Hitter Frame 4

If nothing is open, 5 and 3 fill out and the R&R continues…

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