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Slam dunks and the sound of swisssshhhh is great, but bank shots are money in the bank! John Wooden was a big fan of bank shots – he made it the focus of many practice sessions. UCLA’s undefeated 1972 – 73 team, including the legendary Bill Walton, racked up points using the bank shot. Richard “Digger” Phelps (before ESPN fame, he was the winningest Notre Dame basketball coach ever) suggests playing an entire game using nothing but bank shots. (Whew!) Bank shots aren’t glamorous, but do teach good form – and that’s what’s needed to excel at the game. See,… Read more »

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