This page presents a number of excellent individual player development work-outs and drills generously provided by basketball coach and trainer Tim Springer of San Antonio, TX. Included are many of the training drills used by several top NBA players.
Coach Tim Springer is the founder of Spartan Basketball in the San Antonio area. Coach Springer has trained over 500 players and coaches in the San Antonio Basketball Community.
His program features:
Premier Basketball Camps (San Antonio and surrounding areas)
High Intensity Skills Clinics
Private Lessons for Basketball Players of All Ages (San Antonio and surrounding areas)
Training for Club and School Season Tryouts
San Antonio Coaches Clinics
Clinics at the AT & T Center - same court as the San Antonio Spurs and San Antonio Silver Stars play on!
Spartan Character Classes - teaching goal setting, planning workouts, and overall character development
Lebron James Scoring Workout
Coach Springer presents these scoring drills used by NBA great Lebron James.
Down Screen And Pop
Diagram A. Lebron sets the down-screen and then pops towards the 3 point line.
Moves that can made out of the catch:
catch and shoot
shot fake and finish at the rim
jab to one dribble jump shot
One Dribble Step Back From Triple Threat
Diagram B. Lebron gets the ball at the top of the key. He attacks out of triple threat and makes a one dribble step back.
Use different fakes out of triple threat to give misdirection before attacking.
Spin Move Finish
Diagram C. Lebron attacks the middle with his left hand. He does a spin move and picks the ball up for a lay up after being
cut off by the help defense.
Post Up From Cross Screen
Diagram D. Lebron will take a cross screen (#) to post up on the strong side. Once getting the ball, Lebron squares up
to the basket and attacks the rim with a reverse lay up.
square up and shoot
square up, jab, and attack the middle
Diagram E. This time Lebron goes high over the down-screen and cuts towards the ball. On the catch he attacks off the