The read and react alternating pound 2 basketball drill is a great way to train your body and mind to react quicker. As a basketball player the quicker you can read and react to something the better you will be. This is a great skill to have and something that should be worked on regularly.
Even if it is hard at first stick with it, and you will see the pay off down the road in games. To get the maximum results from basketball drills like this you must be willing to push yourself and dribble the basketball as hard as you can during the drill, don't be afraid to mess up.