Monday, April 15, 2013

Fade Aways are not your best friend

No fade away jump shots. Unless you’re Kobe Bryant and have practiced hundreds of thousands of shots, the fade away is a bad shot to take. When you fade away, you lose a lot of your strength in your shot. That’s why a lot of fade away shots come up short. Fading away when shooting is also a bad idea because you avoid drawing a foul. Moving away from your opponent gives you less of an opportunity to draw a foul and have an And 1. My question is, why fade away? Lower percentage shot and no And 1 opportunity. Fade away shots are easy to take but, a bad habit. Decide today to never do them!

Once you make it to the Pros out of High School, then you can start shooting fade-aways like Kobe:

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