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What are the best shoulder exercises for NBA players?
The overhead press is potentially the king of shoulder exercises for wannabe NBA-ers. It works all three heads of the shoulder muscle and replicates the overhead movement you have to perform numerous times in games.
What muscles do you need to be a basketball player?
Stronger shoulder, chest, back and arm muscles can give you the edge over your competition when it comes to stealing, blocking, dunking and passing. Hit your upper body three times a week as part of a full-body workout or dedicate two entire sessions to your upper body twice weekly.
How do you shoot a basketball with your thumb?
Thumb on Guide Hand. Some players flick the ball with their thumb on the guide hand when shooting the basketball. This will cause serious problems for the shooter and the ball will often spray left and right. It’s tough enough to judge the distance, yet add another factor of left and right into the equation.
How do you perform a basketball backflip?
Lower your body down until your chest hits the ball and explode up as you move your hands to the top of the basketball. Release your hands from the ball and return, and repeat for 10 repetitions. Jumping ability is a skill basketball players use while shooting and rebounding.