A team�s defensive strategy should focus on not allowing shooters to catch the ball in a position where they can make a good shot attempt.
Because a lay-up may be the highest-percentage shot in basketball, offensive players should try to perform as many lay-ups as possible during each game.
NBA Coaches Playbook
Most of us don�t have the luxury of having an elite player on our roster, and even if we did, what do we do when that player is injured, fouled out, or denied the ball.
Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Basketball
The bounce pass is especially useful for smaller players in game situations.
Basketball for Women-2nd Edition
In my opinion, trying to get open is one of the most enjoyable parts of the game of basketball.
Basketball for Women 2nd Edition eBook
The school is making a financial and educational commitment to you, and that commitment is a two-way street.
WBCA Offensive Plays & Strategies eBook
Players sometimes lack the intensity to follow through with a play and execute it, especially if the play wasn�t originally designed for them. This could be one of those plays, but with solid screens, hard cuts, and crisp passes, almost anyone on the court could wind up with an open look at the basket.
Winning Basketball Fundamentals
When an open opponent has the ball, the defender must close out (run out), typically over a distance of 12 to 30 feet (4 to 9 m), to contest the shot.
Youth Basketball Drills 2nd Edition eBook
Players begin on the left side of the goal (facing midcourt) with back to the basket.
Developing the Core eBook
Lie faceup on the floor with your legs bent. Place the arms and hands across the chest. Your upper back should be slightly off the ground to maintain constant tension on the target muscles.
The glutes are vital for functional movement. Walking, standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, picking up objects off the floor, and carrying objects across the room all require properly functioning posterior chain musculature.