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One of the most important quality in guards nowadays is the ability to run the fast break. As a guard, your job is to know when you have numbers, when you don't. Also knowing when to pass the ball on the break is important. Make sure you pass the ball at the optimal time to allow your teammate to be successful. Giving a pass to your 7' center 20 feet away from the basket is not smart. Allow your big man to be successful, and reward him for running the court by giving it to him in a position to score.