"Drop Step, Dribble, Layup." When you get the ball on the wing, use your body as a spacer. As your defender comes over the top to contest the pass, keep him there with your hip and drop step to leave him behind as you go to the basket.
Acting with immediacy is essential for quality offense. In Catch, Rip, 1 Dribble Jump Shot, we make an immediate direction change upon the catch to create space for a jump shot. Catch the ball on the run and, using your inside foot as your pivot foot, rip to the middle. One dribble gets you back to your shooting foot, clear your defender for the jump shot.
Getting the ball on the baseline presents a unique scoring opportunity if you have the footwork to take advantage of the defender Coming from the baseline or the short corner, a quick front pivot and a power dribble gives you a scoring opportunity.
The 10 Spot Shooting Drill is a drill that will allow you to improve your shooting while also improving some of the other subtleties that separate good players from bad players. This basketball drill features high shot repetition, intensive pivot work, effective ball handling, agility and conditioning.