The Quick Hop is beneficial when the shooter is on the move. Pre-shot movement can be sliding laterally along the perimeter, uphill coming off an away screen or downhill off the dribble/curl.
With all footwork it is imperative that you do your work early. When the “Ball in the air = feet in the air.” Players will need to drive their toes into the ground on the catch.
The Quick Hop will assist your:
POP TIME (time elapsed from the catch to the release)
“The quality of your feet will determine the quality of your shot.”