How to Throw an Overhead Pass in Basketball (3-Step Guide)

While not as common as the chest pass or bounce pass, an overhead pass is a necessary alternative that can and should be used in specific situations.

Overhead passes are sometimes used to “slingshot” the ball further than a typical chest or bounce pass, and are also regularly used when guarded closely by a defender.

The text below will help you figure out the right situations in which to throw an overhead pass, and we’ll also go over the correct technique.

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11 Tips for Basketball Tryouts (How to Stand Out and Get Selected)

The first day of tryouts can be a nerve-wracking experience for players, regardless of age and how long they’ve been playing.

Fortunately, there are several things you can do to stand out and improve your odds of getting selected.

Whether you’re a freshman trying to make your high school team, a youth player attempting to earn a spot on a travel team, or an athlete hoping to make an impression on an AAU coach, these 11 tips can help you.

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