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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.

Follow the Basketball to get an Open Look

If you know how to following the basketball to get an open look on the court you might be surprised how many open shots it will create.  Here are a few things you have to know to do it effectively. Check out this video to see how.

 

The follow is the opposite of a drift. You never want to stand around in basketball because that makes the job of the defense a whole lot easier. To do the follow properly you must read the defense when you’re on the floor. When someone is dribbling away from you, they are vacating the spot they were just at. It’s important to keep proper spacing on the floor and never isolate one guy away from his teammates. If your teammate gets in trouble, they will need someone to move the ball to or risk a turnover.
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This is where the follow can come in handy. As I said before, once your teammate dribbles away from you, a vacant spot becomes open. The defense will shift depending on where the ball is. Usually when someone dribbles away from you, your defender will go into help side in order to defend against penetration to the basket. All you do from there is sprint to the open spot that your teammate left and if the defense reacts too late, you have an easy jump shot or a driving lane to the basket.

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.