This constantly moving, full-court drill gets three players shots at the same time while forcing everyone to hustle so the actions move seamlessly from one end to the next. MORE
Precise Perimeter Passing
By Larry Jackson, head coach at Shamrock High School, Texas
Executing side-to-side ball reversal with just two players forces the wing to sprint before passing back to the shooter and attempting to close out.
Why use it
This drill creates a contested jumper for your shooter to work on game-like shots and also forces the drill partner to hustle to be in position to challenge the shot.
One player starts on the left wing (player 1 in this example). There are a line of players under the hoop. The first player in line (player 2 here) has a ball.
How to play
2 passes to 1, then breaks to the top of the key . 1 passes to 2 at the top. 1 then runs straight across to the right wing. 2 dribbles toward the right, then passes to 1 as 1 reaches the right wing. 2 replaces himself at the top . 1 then returns the pass to 2. 2 catches and shoots as 1 follows the pass and closes out. 1 challenges the shot as best as possible, then blocks out the shooter to secure the rebound .
After the shot, have 2 move to the left wing for the next set of actions. 1 retrieves the ball and gives it to 3, who is next in line under the hoop. 1 moves to the back of the line. 3 passes to 2 and the movements continue. If the defender doesn’t hustle for the duration of the actions, start over and make that player begin on the left wing again.