The octopus drill is great to use as it not only works on an individual’s dribbling, but also their driving – both skills go hand-in-hand (literally) when going for a lay-up!
Last week we talked about how Steph Curry is one of the best shooters in the NBA (possibly of all time). Well for some of us growing up Curry wasn’t in the league yet – instead we had to settle for a guy by the name of Ray Allen.
Stephen Curry, maybe the most popular basketball player in the world. We all know he can shoot the lights out of any gym – that’s old news. Instead, we want to look at one of Steph’s more underrated skills: his ability to handle the basketball.
The ONE undisputed quality of a championship squad is a good team defense. Good team defense comes from communication, awareness, and a trust in teammates. But even before all that, a good team defense starts with good individual defenders.
Dell Curry, former NBA sharpshooter and father of the 2-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry, knows one or two things about shooting the rock. In this video Dell Curry talks about some great warm-up drills that build confidence and a solid shooting foundation.
Good basketball players separate themselves from others by being efficient with the dribble. Coaches love players that can attack the basket without over dribbling. Change of speed is the most basic (yet effective) way to beat a defender. It’s a crucial skill to have – especially for guards.