Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs is a master of creating his own shot in space and in using the pick-and-roll. This workout, based on the types of shots Tony Parker takes, will help you develop the ability to score from situations that occur in games. Tony Parker Scoring Series Workout … [Read more...]
The offensive skills and drills in this category may be either team or individual in nature. You will find drills to help develop your team offense as well as drills to improve individual offensive basketball fundamentals.
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Purpose: To work on and develop the jab step and penetration into a jump stop, shot fake, and jump shot. This drill can be effective in team practice and is also a great drill for individual workouts. Drill: Set up 3 cones along the three-point line and 3 cones about 8-10 feet from the basket. The cones represent defenders. Divide the team into … [Read more...]
Purpose: To help the players practice the following skills: right- and left-handed layup, right- and left-handed hook shot, power move, and ball fake to power move. This is also a great conditioning drill. Drill Procedure: Drill #1: Right and Left Hand Layups. Player stands to the right of the basket, inside the foul lane area at point 'X'. … [Read more...]
Purpose: This series of basketball drills teaches the players five moves to make without the basketball in order to get open; the backdoor cut, buttonhook cut, square cut, fade cut, and dip move. 1) Drill: Moving without the ball is one of the most important aspects of the game and also one of the least worked on. The following five moves are … [Read more...]
In today's game, it seems as if post play is taught less and less as post players continue to develop a more 'all-around' game. While I do agree that having an all-around game is necessary and beneficial, post players - as well as any player - can be that much more difficult to defend with a good repertoire of inside and post up moves. These … [Read more...]
Purpose: To teach the various possible moves off of a jab step and how to get open to receive a pass. Drill: The offensive player will perform a V-cut to get open. The player starts on the wing and will make a cut toward the same side low block. If on the right side of the court, as in the diagram, he will plant the right foot and then pivot … [Read more...]
Purpose: To teach the players to be strong and to make strong moves around the basket area while being fouled in a competitive situation. Drill: Players of about equal size pair up at a basket. They play 1-on-1 under the basket, keeping the ball in the shaded area as shown. There are no fouls or jump balls in this drill. The first player to … [Read more...]