This quick hitting set play to get the ball inside against a 2-3 zone defense is posted in the FastModel Sports Basketball Plays and Drills Library The site has thousands of drills and plays that have been submitted by basketball coaches from around the world.

You can also find out more about FastModel Play Diagramming software by clicking this link: FastDraw

This post was made by Louisville men’s assistant video coordinator Michael Bowden.

I have also listed a couple of other ideas for quick hitters to run against a 2-3 zone at the bottom of the post.

Here is the starting formation:









4 and 5 screen the top of the zone

These are the zone movements you are trying to force.

x1 is stuck in screen of 4

x2 is screened by 5

x4 steps up to help

x5 is ready to stunt/guard 3



5 screens x4 and 4 flashes to the ball side block

You can space the rest of your players according to your feed and space rules.


Here is a quick hitter to use to get a corner three: Stack

This play results in a medium range shot for a post player: Overload

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