Introduction: How to Properly Shoot a Basketball

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Supplies Needed:

2.Bsketball Goal

Purpose: The purpose of this instructable is to Show the world how to properly shoot a basketball. This is also fun and challenging, aswell as just to generally improve your shot.

Step 1: Tip

To get a better bounce off of the rim, flick rist while pushing the ball causing backwards rotation.

Step 2: Step 1

Get  basketball.

Step 3: Step 2

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Put basketball in dominant hand (right or left).

Step 4: Step 3

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Hold ball on fingertips, with arm in "L" position.

Step 5: Step 4

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Place non-dominant hand on side of ball for support (do not use it to push).

Step 6: Step 5

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Bend at the knees (for power), and explode up (jumping) while pushing the ball towards the goal with an arch.

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Burn12 (author)2011-12-15

Good instructable but maybe put some more pictures.

muhummud (author)Burn122015-03-07


cjfp (author)2011-12-15

Why did you make a toothpick bridge?

M.Bornhoft (author)2011-12-15

Why did you make this instructable.

Burn12 (author)2011-12-15


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