Passing is possibly the most neglected fundamental of basketball. Often we show our players passing drills when they’re learning up the game, then never go back to them for the rest of their basketball career.
Think of the reasons why the San Antonio Spurs, Golden State Warriors and team USA (of which you’ll see video proof of below) run passing drills every day in practice. Think of all the components to a pass that turn a turnover into an assist: vision, accuracy, precision, timing and speed. A pass needs to be on target to the same degree of precision as a jump shot- and we make many more passes in a game than jump shots, but I’m willing to bet that there’s a very good chance 90% of the coaches out there will work on shooting for 1 hour and passing for 10 minutes. Continue reading “18 Essential Passing Drills for the Aspiring Spurs Team” »