Andreas Rauh
Andreas Rauh
Published 29 August 2023

5 Out - Backdoor Cut

If the defense denies the ball reversal, it's an automatic backdoor cut every time.

Use the 3 point line as a guide - if the defender crosses the line, you should be going backdoor.

Phase 1
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  • 3, 5, and 1 are all filling their new spots
Phase 2
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  • x3 denies 3 the reversal pass
  • instead of going backwards or standing still, 3 immediately goes backdoor and looks for the layup
Phase 3
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  • If the pass is not there, the 5-Out motion continues from here on