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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.

How to get the Shot Off with a Basketball Ball Screen

A basketball ball screen is a way virtually all professional basketball shooters use to get their shot off.  It’s quite a simple move but like any basketball maneuver it must be done with precision.  Watch how I  demonstrate how it’s done, and then go step-by-step the way Stephan Curry does it.

 

The Ball Screen Starts with an Effective Pick

Basketball ball screens have become a simple yet effective way for all NBA teams to get an offense going. In its simplest form it is a two-man game with the screener setting a pick for the player who is dribbling, and then the player dribbling either takes a shot or makes a play. This will depend on how the basketball screen is defended. If done right and the screener sets effective screen it can cause complete disruption with players trying to defend. But all too often the screen is set haphazardly and without conviction.

So the play must start with a solid screen. If the player who is being screened for is not a good shooter the play will not be effective as a defense will merely ignore him. But if he is a pure shooter who can put up a quick shot, someone like Stephan Curry, the defense knows that they have to get out guarding that shooter at all costs. That usually means the player who has set the screen will probably be open for either jump shot or a roll to the basket. Watch the video to see how it is done the right way.

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.