Tony Parker Scoring Series 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 NBA All-Star Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs).

Tony Parker

Pick and Roll Into Floater

Diagram A. If Parker is able to turn the corner on the high pick and roll, he looks to get into the middle. He typically shoots a floater over the help defense.
Drill: Use a chair for the screen and get into the paint for a floater. Make 20 going in each direction.

basketball guard drill - Pick and Roll Into Floater

Sideline Pick and Roll Into Jump Shot

Diagram B. Parker takes a sideline pick and roll for a jumpshot at the nail.
Drill: Make 20 jumpshots off the screen coming from both sides of the floor.

If Tony can't get his shot at the nail he will hesitate and go into a drive to the rim (diagram C).

basketball guard drill - Sideline Pick and Roll Into Jump Shot basketball guard drill - Sideline Pick and Roll Into Jump Shot

Transition Attack

Diagram D. Parker's speed in transition is dangerous to any defender. Tony will attack the defender, crossover, pick up the ball into a 2 step layup.
Drill: Start at half court. Drive full speed at the chair (#). Make a crossover and step through into a layup.
Make 20 to each side.

basketball guard drill - Transition Attack

Corner Pick and Roll Into Jump Shot

Diagram E. Parker will get screens in the corner and drive it to the elbow for a jump shot.
Drill: Make 20 shots at the elbow on both sides of the court.

basketball guard drill - Corner Pick and Roll Into Jump Shot

Elbow Attack Into Fake Spin

Diagram F. TP will drive to the elbow, fake a spin move, and re-attack to the middle.
Drill: Make the move at the elbow to make 20 layups. Make the move on both sides of the court.

basketball guard drill - Elbow Attack Into Fake Spin

Elbow Hand Off

Diagram G. Tony takes a hand off at the elbow into a jump shot.
Drill: Sprint to the elbow and take the ball off the chair into a jump shot. Make 20 at both elbows.

basketball guard drill - Elbow Hand Off

Double Crossover vs. Hedge

Diagram H. After coming off the pick and roll, Tony will hit the hedge with a double crossover to set up the drive.
Drill: Use the chair (#) to come off the screen and hit the second chair with a double crossover. Then drive to the basket. Make 35.

basketball guard drill - Double Crossover vs. Hedge

Spin at the Elbow

Diagram I. Parker drives to the elbow and spins back to the middle for a drive to the basket.
Drill: Make 20 on each elbow using the spin move into a layup.

basketball guard drill - Spin at the Elbow

Retreat Into A Re-attack

Diagram J. Parker attacks the nail, bounces out with a crossover and re-attacks to the other side.
Drill: Make 20 with the move on both sides of the court.

basketball guard drill - Retreat Into A Re-attack

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