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Scoring the Basketball: 4 Keys to Sinking More Floaters [ARTICLE]

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As basketball has evolved, the floater has become a lethal weapon in the paint for players of all sizes and positions. There are three basic types of...... Continue

How to Be an Effective Basketball Scorer Without Shooting 3-Pointers [ARTICLE]

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As basketball has progressed, the 3-point line has become the predominant factor in dictating the direction the game is now headed. Just take a look...... Continue

Floaters Shooting Drills [ARTICLE]

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Floater Choreography Drill - Setup: Use one player and one basketball. The player stands on the baseline with the ball. Execution: 1. The player...... Continue

Making Free Throws [ARTICLE]

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Some may look on free-throw shooting as an easily taught fundamental. But teaching the correct technique for free-throw shooting is anything but easy and must be addressed as an...... Continue

Shooting Off the Dribble - Lee Rose [ARTICLE]

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One of the skills that separates good players from great players is the ability to shoot the pull-up jumper while on the move. Players who can do this have a mid-range game—a rare quality in this day of the three-point field goal. Most players can...... Continue

8 Keys to Becoming a Great Shooter [ARTICLE]

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1. Mental Toughness: Confidence, Has the confidence to take and make shots when open, Judges themselves on taking a good shot, not whether they made or missed the shot, Short Memory, Realizes that the only shot that matters is the next...... Continue

How to Shoot Free Throws Better [ARTICLE]

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Free throw shooting is one of the most valuable skills you can have as a basketball player. Players who make free throws score points for their team while the clock is stopped and the opposing team can't play defense against...... Continue

4 Keys to Becoming a Great Free Throw Shooter [ARTICLE]

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Free throw shooting is and will always be a separating factor from an average team to a good team or going from a good scorer to a great scorer. We can all recall numerous games where...... Continue

Shooting Drills - Baseline and Sideline [ARTICLE]

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This is another great team drill. As shown in figure 9.9, this drill begins with lines of at least three players positioned under the basket at the free-shot lane. Everyone has a ball except one player, who will be in the front of one of the...... Continue

Off the Dribble Shooting Drills [ARTICLE]

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One of the skills that separates good players from great players is the ability to shoot the pull-up jumper while on the move. Players who can do this have a mid-range game—a rare quality in this day of the three-point field goal. Most players...... Continue

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