Here is a couple of the best basketball shooting drills. Each one has a brief description and a video to show you step-by-step instructions on how to run the drill. Doing these drills will definitely help you develop better shooting form and overall improve your offensive capabilities.

Best basketball shooting drills

The Ray Allen 2:00 Shooting Challenge

This drill must be done with a partner feeding you rebounds if you are doing the drill with the time component. It forces you to shoot under timed pressure and to help develop a quicker release while also keeping a focus on accuracy.

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JJ Redick’s 5 shot close-out drill

A fairly simple drill, it is a cycle of 5 different shots

  • Take one dribble towards the basket, and shoot a runner
  • Take one dribble towards the basket, and shoot a pull-up jumper
  • take two dribbles towards the basket, and shoot a leaner off the glass
  • take two dribbles towards the basket, and shoot a step-back jumper
  • take two dribbles towards the basket, shot fake once, then shoot a jumper

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This is a Lebron James Shooting Workout. It is a fairly long video, but it covers exactly what Lebron does to develop his skills. Part of the video involves resistance bands but there is also a section that covers shooting.

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Do you think these are good basketball shooting drills? Let me know in the comments below.