Becoming a great shooter or learning how to finish at the rim requires you to have good footwork. The reason why is because your footwork will determine how well you get squared up on your shot, or what type of finish you will be able to do at the basket. A players footwork is like the foundation for all of their different moves. The better the foundation is the better their moves will be able to be.
This footwork agility drill is designed to help the player stay light on their feet and improve footwork. It is good for all players to do no matter what position they play. Footwork translates into so many areas of the game as a basketball player. Whether it is shooting, posting up, or playing defense. It all comes back to being able to move your feet and be efficient with your movements.