Former NBA all-star Detlef Schrempf breaks down the pass fake & drive drill | Youth1

Former NBA all-star Detlef Schrempf breaks down the pass fake & drive drill

Detlef Schrempf is a former first round pick of the Dallas Mavericks and 3-time NBA All-Star. He played in the league for 16-years averaging 13.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.4 assisters per game for his career.

In the video below Schrempf talks about the effectiveness of the pass fake setting up an open lane to the basket. The pass fake is a staple in the game of basketball and can be effective at any level if done properly.

One of the most important things when executing this move is selling the fake, it is important the person with the ball looks his shooter in the eyes, steps in the direction towards the open shooter, fakes the pass and then drives to the basket. The goal is to get the defender to move his feet even in the slightest way, if the defender does not fall for the fake then the play will likely result in a turnover or charge. If executed properly the pass fake is a great way to get to the basket.

One thing to remember when practicing this drill is to practice it from both sides. Being able to drive from all areas of the court is something all players should learn at a young age.  


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