Baseline Drive and Drift Partner Basketball Shooting Drill

Baseline Drive and Drift Partner Shooting Basketball Drill


A great way to create offense is to drive and kick to open shooters. This basketball drill will work on driving the baseline and then kicking the ball out to the opposite wing player who has drifted down to the corner for a shot. To make this combination basketball shoot drill a little bit more difficult, the driving player will have to dribble two basketballs.

This basketball shooting drill is used by the Georgetown University men’s basketball team, and it is a really great drill for guards and wing players. Add it to your practice or workout this week!



Basketball Drill Overview

Drill Name: Baseline Drive and Drift Partner Basketball Shooting Drill

Equipment Needed: Two basketballs and two players (rebounder is optional).


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Goals of the Drill

  • Work on driving and kicking for a shot.
  • Develop both hands.


Coaching Points

  • Stay low in an athletic stance when dribbling the basketballs.
  • Do your best to fire the pass on a line to your partner, no looping passes.


Basketball Drill Instructions

  • One player will start on the right-wing with both basketballs, and the other player will be on the opposite wing.
  • When the drill starts, the player with two basketballs will dribble attack to the baseline, and at the same time, the opposite wing player will drift down to the corner.
  • The player with the basketballs will fire a one-hand pass to the other player in the corner using their hand closest to the baseline.
  • Both players will shoot their ball and then reset.
  • Repeat the drill, starting with the basketballs on the opposite wing, or have the next group in line go.


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  1. Sorry for the confusion. The correct video is up now! Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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