3 Cone Shooting Drill

Today’s drill is excellent to use in a small group setting to help teach players the proper footwork to catch-rip-score in small amounts of space. You can perform each move below individually as...

How to Defend a Corner Fill

Recently I was fortunate to spend time with almost 20 NBA players for a week at the NBPA Top 100 Camp. One term that was used by one of them when defending a shooter in the corner with a potential win...

NBA Half-Court Set – “Slash”

I recently worked the NBPA Top 100 camp and got this play from one of the coaches in attendance. It is a fabulous action that leads to multiple scoring options throughout the set. Like this:Like Loadi...

Closeout Push-Step Shots Drill

Today’s drill is another closeout shooting drill similar what I shared yesterday. This drill gets players transitioning from a closeout to cutting off a middle drive and working on an explosive ...

Closeout – Slide Shooting Drill

This is a great drill to use to warm-up or as a high intensity defensive drill that incorporates a shooting element. Before you put in this drill, read how I teach closeouts. After shooting, the play...

Transition Outlet Drill

I recently came across this drill from Bob Hoffman, head men’s basketball coach at Mercer. This is a great drill to incorporate into the beginning of practice or even pre-game warm ups. It is ex...

Competitive Hammer Shooting Drill

Recently I shared a Read & React Shoot Drill that focused on baseline drives. This drill is a competitive version of that drill that incorporates defense. Every line should have a ball except ...

Florida Gators – 1 Baseline Double

This play comes from the Florida Gators’ 2008-2009 season but was a staple of Billy Donovan’s offense for the past 10 years in Gainesville. The baseline runner was a very common play for t...