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Shoot the Three

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What is a "shooting Guard?

Shoot the Three

The shooting guard has to be able to play excellent defense and create shots for himself in the halfcourt offense. He needs to be a weapon from long range as well. This is true because the better a shooting guard can shoot from behind the three point line, the more it forces defenses to step farther out on the court to guard him. This in turn allows the lane to be open to penetration by your point guard and more room to operate for your post players.



11/19/2010 11:11:49 AM
shawn butler said:

i want to become a better shooter what should i do

11/22/2010 11:34:41 AM
Brian said:

That's easy, read over the shooting section on the fundamentals, then practice, practice, practice. Shooting can't be taught, it must be earned. GL

2/14/2011 9:58:54 AM
Dara said:

i think im a preety good shooter all i dont understand is why i keep jumping ove the three pt line

It's a good habit to learn to "land in your footprints" when you shoot a jump shot. That way of you shoot behind the line - you stay behind the line


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