This play is ideal for teams that have multiple ball-handlers and shooters, and mobile bigs.
For this Pistol action, set up 3-out, 2-in, with the bigs high and low.
starts on the same side as the high big, which should be your 5
crosses half court, the 5
pins down for the 4
to flash to the FT line extended to receive a pass.
After passing to 4
at the FT line extended, 1
cuts hard off his shoulder, possibly getting a hand-off going to the rim.
doesn\rquote t get the hand-off he continues through.
Following this action, 1
set a baseline stagger screen for the weak side wing, (in this case 2
If he is wide open under the basket coming off the stagger, 4
passes for the quick finish.
If not, he continues his cut up towards 4
on the outside for a hand-off.
As the cutting wing clears 1
after his screen, 1
flares out to the corner.
gets the hand-off from 4
is sprinting up to set a quick pick for 2
who continues dribbling towards the middle.4
dives towards the basket.
clears the pick, 5
immediately goes to pin down for 3
to lift from the corner for a possible reverse pass.
At this point, a number of scoring options should be available.
Submitted by: Mbongeni Greg Mpofu
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