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What are the biomechanics involved in a basketball jump shot?

Many facets working together

The biomechanics of a jumpshot include a few variables: stability (foot placement), propulsion by your legs, your body position (keeping your body "squared up" to the basket), the position of your shooting arm (tucked under ball to propel it up and outward), your wrist flexing as ball leaves your fingertips, and your other hand stabilizing the ball prior to release.

Together, this valuable combination leads to another two points for your team!



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