How to Shoot a Basketball





Introduction: How to Shoot a Basketball

This is how you learn to shoot a basketball! If you don't already know how to.

Step 1: Step 1

Hold the basketball with the hand that you write with on top and the opposite hand on the side of the ball.

Step 2: Step 2

Hold the ball in that same position in the air in front of your head.

Step 3: Step 3

Jump straight in the air holding the ball that way.

Step 4: Step 4

Release the ball by rising the hand that you wite with and flick that same hand in the air while holding your opposite hand in the same position.



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    say that it's good to spin the ball backwards when shooting so it goes in easier

    it all takes practice, all you other readers i started off with the ball alnding on the floor about 3ft away from my shoot point too, but i have stuck at it, and now i can hit from about 2ft outside the 3pt arc. just keep trying.

    You didnt say how to be Accurate.

    i know how to shoot b-ball, so it makes sense to me. but, if anyone reads this and they are actually trying to learn how to shoot, it won't work. poor instructable.

    I trid this. The ball fell to the floor.

    haha thats hilarious ur does just fall to the floor...i think he should add to actually throw it using that technique

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