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Dwayne Wade claims that he shoots over 75% on his bank shots and it’s something of a lost art. Scottie Pippen use to do it and Wade says it works especially well on the wings.
Unlike a normal shot where you put arc on it, a bank shot is more of a line drive. Great for when you are off balance or your momentum is carrying your forward. Continue reading “Wade and Duncan bank shot drills +20% more accurate” »
Players love it when they have a benchmark they can aim for, especially from their favorite NBA players. Great coaches that have had the privilege of coaching NBA players can motivate teams by sharing how professional players do on that drill.
For example, how many shots do top players make a day?
- Steph Curry – 500 off season. 200-350 in season.
- Kyle Korver – 150 game shots.
- Steve Novak – 300 made shots every day.
- Buddy Hield – 300 – 500 made shots every day.
- Tyler Harvey – 350 – 400 made shots every day.
“It’s not a ridiculous number. I count makes, so in the summer, I make 500. During the season, depending on what portion of the schedule we’re going through, I make 200 to 350. And whatever goal I set before the workout is the goal. I won’t shortcut it.” – Steph Curry
Enter the Steph Curry drill. Steph Curry makes it look easy but none of the top guards at this camp could get by the 2nd station. Continue reading “Steph Curry and Klay Thompson shooting game” »
If you want to look at one of the most successful women’s NCAA basketball programs out there, you’ve got to look at Coach Geno Auriemma’s UConn. He’s won 11 NCAA championships, something no other coach has done. He’s also USA women’s basketball head coach since 2009.
From my research, in the mid 90’s he ran a three post offense (triangle offense) that was inspired by Coach Tex Winter.
“Our offense comes from the book that Tex Winter wrote in the 1960s and from watching a lot of films of the Bulls,” Auriemma said. “I taped every game they played in the 1994 finals against Phoneix and broke down every offensive possession.
As the game evolved, he’s now using a 1-4 High stack offense based on triangle principles. Continue reading “Geno Auriemma 1-4 High Offense Complete Guide” »
This week, I got inspired to go back to the basics. Just a quick 10 point checklist that will make your practices better.