Kyrie Irving Scoring Workout by Tim Springer

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Tim Springer is an elite basketball trainer/coach in the San Antonio area (see bio below). Coach Springer presents these scoring drills used by Kyrie Irving - NBA All-Star and 2012 Rookie of the Year, and 2014 NBA All-Star game MVP.

Kyrie Irving

Spin Move Into Jumpshot

Diagram 1. Irving attacks baseline but is cut off. He then spins back to the middle and shoots the jump shot.
Drill: Make 20 on each side of the court.

basketball guard drill - Spin Move Into Jumpshot

Baseline Screen Into Shot

Diagram 2. Irving passes to the wing and runs through multiple screens (#) on the baseline. Diagram 3. He then recieves a pass for a catch and shoot at the wing after coming off the screens.
Drill: Make 20 to each side.

basketball guard drill - Baseline Screen Into Shot basketball guard drill - Baseline Screen Into Shot

Attack The Hedge

Diagram 4. Kyrie runs into the high pick and roll (#) and attacks the hedge (cone). He then seperates with a cross back into a jumpshot.
Drill: Make 15 going in each direction off the pick and roll.

basketball guard drill - Attack The Hedge

Iso Tunnel Attack

Diagram 5. Irving gets an isolation in the tunnel and hits the defender (cone) with a in-and-out crossover. He then scoops the ball off the glass.
Drill: Make 20 going in each direction.

basketball guard drill - Iso Tunnel Attack

Fake The Handoff 3

Diagram 6. Irving feeds the post near the elbow. He then fakes a handoff from a cut and steps behind the 3 point line. The post player pitches back for a catch and shoot 3.
Drill: Make 20 on each side. Use a chair to take the ball from if you don't have a coach to pass to.

basketball guard drill - Fake The Handoff 3

Training Coach Tim Springer

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