Dunking a Basketball

Dunking a basketball has always been a fantasy for many basketball youngsters. All of them enjoy the idea of running with the ball at top velocity and putting it into the nets. Slam dunk is one of the most enjoyable skills that go on to make basketball an entertaining, jam-packed action oriented game.

Dream of dunking

It is necessary to get rid of the idea that players with comparatively short height cannot dunk a basketball. Although people with a height of 6 feet or above can dunk a basketball more easily but the short height players must not lose hopes.

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10 Basketball Skills You should Learn

Learning how to play basketball is learning its fundamentals. Here are those:

1. Dribbling – is important to penetrate to the hoop, move the ball across the court, get away from the defense, and find a good passing lane. There are different types of dribbles:

• change-of-pace,
• crossover dribble,
• behind the back,
• pull back dribble,
• low dribble,
• basic dribble,
• between the legs dribble

2. Passing – A good offensive attack requires good passing from players. This helps find an open man, to find a good shooter or to get away from a defender. There are several types of passes you need to learn:

• Overhead Pass
• Chest Pass
• Push Pass
• Baseball Pass
• Off-the-Dribble Pass
• Bounce Pass

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