Passing is one of the most important basketball skills. A player can have a lot of credits by just passing alone. The basketball statistic called assist percentage is used to measure the effectiveness of a pass. It gives credit to shot points that comes from such passes.
The fundamentals of passing are not difficult to execute, but you have to be physically and mentally prepared well. Let’s have a look at the fundamentals of passing in order to improve yourself in this area.
Balance and Stance
Balance is the utmost foundation in playing the sport of basketball. Whether you run, shoot, defend, or pass the ball, you must be able to establish a proper sense of balance. In order to do this, always remember to split your feet apart at about shoulder width from each other. When you do this, you are creating a more solid support for your body weight and enables you to control your balance, thereby, preventing you from easily slipping down.
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- FIBA – Coach Zeljko Obradovic: Pick & Roll Offense
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- FIBA – Coach Clinic Live Recording
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