3 Point Quick Hitters Against Man Defense

3 Point Quick Hitters Against Man Defense

Quick hitting plays for 3 point shooters to execute against man to man defense.


Deep Corner

deep corner : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

This half court play looks to create a three point shot in the corner based on floppy action along the baseline.

1 passes the ball to 2 and cuts to the mid-post area near 5 (who is in the low post.)

1, 4, and 5 will then set triple screens for 3 who comes off the screens and spots up in the deep corner.

2 will reverse the ball to 3 who can take the jump shot if open.


Dribble Weave Floppy – Part 1

dribble weave floppy - part 1 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

This quick hitter uses dribble weave action to create motion and floppy action near the low post block to get the team’s best shooter open.

1 will bring the ball up the court and execute a dribble hand off with 2.

1 will set up on the right wing near the free throw line extended.

2 will be in the middle of the court.


Dribble Weave Floppy – Part 2

dribble weave floppy - part 2 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

At this point, 2 is in the middle of the floor and will execute another dribble hand off with 3.

After the hand off is executed, 2 will set up on the left wing near the free throw line extended.

3 will go to the middle of the floor.


Dribble Weave Floppy – Part 3

dribble weave floppy - part 3 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

2 will begin to curl to the opposite wing.

As this occurs, 5, 4, and 1 will set triple screens for 2.

2 will spot up on the right wing perimeter.

3 will reverse the ball to 2 who can take the open jump shot.


Flex Curl

flex curl : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

This play starts in the 1-4 low set and uses flex screens to get the shooter an open three point shot.

1 will dribble towards the right wing which signals 2 to begin the flex cut.

As soon as 2 cuts off the flex screen set by 5, 1 will come back to middle of the floor which creates misdirection.

At the same time, 2 will come off another pair of screens set by 4 and 3 (who cut in from the opposite deep corner).

2 will spot up on the left wing perimeter and 1 will reverse the ball to 2.

2 can take the three point jump shot if open.


PG Curl – Part 1

pg curl - part 1 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

This quick hitting play utilizes multiple screens to create an open jump shot for the point guard.

1 passes the ball to 2 near the right wing and screens away for 3.

3 will come off the screen and replace 1’s original position at the top of the key.

As this occurs, 5 will set a cross screen in the lane for 4.

4 will come off the screen set by 5 and fill the right side post block.

5 will also fill the left side post block after setting the screen.


PG Curl – Part 2

pg curl - part 2 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

In the next part of the sequence, 2 will dribble towards the top of the key.

As this happens, 3 will cut towards the left wing perimeter.

1 will curl to the opposite wing near the foul line extended and come off screens set by 5 and 4 near the baseline.

2 (who is at the top of the key) will reverse the ball to 1 on the right wing and 1 will take the open three point shot.


Stagger Screens – Part 1

stagger screens - part 1 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

This play uses stagger screens to create open three point possibilities for the team’s best shooters.

1 dribbles towards the right wing near the free throw line extended.

As that dribble occurs, 2 will come off a flare screen set by 4 (who flashed to the high post) and cut to the ball side corner.

1 will pass the ball to 2 in the deep corner and 2 can take the jump shot if open.


Stagger Screens – Part 2

stagger screens - part 2 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

If 2 is not open for the jump shot, 1 will cut towards the low post on ball side.

2 will begin to dribble back towards the right wing near the free throw line extended.

On that dribble, 5 and 4 will set stagger pin down screens for 3.

3 will come off both screens and cut to the top of the key.

2 will pass the ball to 3 who can take the three point shot if open.


Stagger Screens – Part 3

stagger screens - part 3 : quick hitters for 3 point shots against man defense

If 3 is not open at the top, 5 and 4 will execute floppy action by setting a pair of stagger screens for 1 near the low post area.

1 will curl around both screens to the left wing perimeter area.

3 will pass the basketball to 1 who can take the open thee point shot.

2 can also fill 1’s previous position near the low post block for possible offensive rebounding if the ball misses long.

3 will remain at the top for defensive balance to mitigate or prevent the fast break.


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