Introduction: How to Shoot a Basketball

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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.


bg_maniac359 (author)2011-04-12

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

nmesis_02 (author)2009-07-17

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.

Diex2005 (author)2009-06-03

You didnt say how to be Accurate.

gatorfan94 (author)2008-11-20

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.

bobcheeky (author)2008-09-09

I tried. it worked

Socks (author)2006-07-03

I trid this. The ball fell to the floor.

sasquatch14 (author)Socks2008-01-28

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

Muzza (author)2007-12-09

hi my name is u

icecream_n_cake43 (author)2006-07-02


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