It is important to practice different basketball moves while on the move. For this basketball drill, you will simulate coming down in transition, catching the basketball, and then sweeping by the defender for a one-dribble pull-up shot.
If you have never practiced this move and then try to use it in a game, there is a good chance that you will travel. So really spend the time needed to learn how to do the move the correct way. This basketball shooting drill will allow you to get plenty of quality repetition. Also, practicing this move will help you become more efficient with your movements and an overall better offensive player.
Basketball Drill Overview
Drill Name: Backpedal Sweep 1 Dribble Pull Up Basketball Shooting Drill
Equipment Needed: 2 basketball and 2 partners.
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Goals of the Drill
- Work on the one-dribble pull-up shot, footwork, and conditioning.
- Make sure that you put the basketball down before you step, or it will be a travel.
- Go somewhere with your dribble and visualize dribbling past the defender.
- Keep your eyes up on the move, and jump straight up and down on the pull-up.
- Push yourself and work on your conditioning.
Basketball Drill Instructions
- The player will start 7-8 feet outside the 3 point line on anywhere around the arc.
- Now the player will run in towards the 3 point line, and as he does, the passer will pass him/her the ball.
- The player will catch the ball and sweep either right or left towards the basket for a one-dribble pull-up jump shot.
- After the player shoots the shot, they will backpedal out to where they started and then come right back in for the next repetition.
- Continue for the desired amount of time, shots, or makes.