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Crossover Dribble and Shot
Crossover Dribble and Shot

The cross-over dribble has become a staple for all great perimeter scorers. These great scorers make it look easy, but see how much goes into this important shot.

Shot Off a Screen
Shot Off a Screen

The screen when set effectively will always create some problems in a defense. This will allow a brief opportunity to take an open shot. See how we do it in this video.

Pull Up Jump Shot
Pull Up Jump Shot

Often the best shot a basketball player will get is before the opposing team's defense can set up. Watch this video to see everything that goes into this shot.

Shooting the Runner
Shooting the Runner

The runner in the lane can be a great way for a smaller player to attack the basket. See how it's done in this video.

One Dribble Control Drill
One Dribble Control Drill

When taking a shot off the dribble that final dribble into the shot pocket will be the most important. Watch in this video an excellent drill to work on this.

Drift to Get Open Video for Your Jump Shot

 

There are a lot of ways great shooters in basketball get open for their jump shot. Watch this drift to get open video to see just how you do this to get it right. Notice how you just keep moving in conjunction with the movement of the ball, but you should also always keep in mind that you must be in a position where the ball-handler can see you and can easily pass you the ball. It is not the ball-handlers responsibility to create a lane for the pass to be completed, but yours.

The drift is a read off of what the ball handler is doing. When you’re working off the ball in basketball, you want to make sure you keep the floor spaced, which means never being too close to one of your teammates (unless you’re setting a screen). You only have so much space to work with in the half court and if you are caught standing too close to one of your teammate, especially the one who’s dribbling the ball, you could disrupt the flow of the offense plus make your team easy to defend.

Baseline-Drive-Baseline-Drift

A drift is used when your teammate is making a move toward the basket. You want to keep even with the level of the ball as it is very difficult for most players to throw the ball behind them on the move. As your teammate makes his move, you slide down toward the baseline with your hands in position and ready to catch the ball. If you’re defender leaves to go stop the ball, you’ll be wide open and be in the perfect position for the ball handler to pass you the ball. It also give you’re ball handler someone to throw it too if they get in trouble.

Europe vs USA Basketball
Europe vs USA Basketball

In this eBook Europe vs America- Differences in how a Basketball Game is Played, Coach Justin Rake describes some of these differences, and then demonstrates with videos how teams like the San Antonio Spurs are making this part of their attack.

Basketball Shooting off the Dribble
Basketball Shooting off the Dribble

All great scorers have to be able to shoot off the dribble. Here's how.

Moving Without the Basketball
Moving Without the Basketball

Before every shooter gets to pull the trigger on his deadly shot he has to get open. This book demonstrates how.

Basketball Advanced Shooting
Basketball Advanced Shooting

Basketball Advanced Shooting builds off the previous book of Basketball Shooting Fundamentals to demonstrate ways to create space for the shot.

Basketball Shooting Fundamentals
Basketball Shooting Fundamentals

This book discusses basics for a picture-perfect jump shot. These basic concepts are supported visually with links to videos.

What Young Basketball Players Need to Know
What Young Basketball Players Need to Know

This book is a primer for young basketball players and their parents on what they need to do to become successful in the game of basketball.