Basketball Shooting ‘Knockout’ Game

This fun youth basketball drill is called “Shooting Knockout”. A fun competitive free throw (or spot) basketball shooting game for kids.


We have plenty of other Fun basketball shooting games, be sure to check more out on the OzSwoosh YouTube Channel.

Basketball ‘Shooting Knockout’ Game

Basketball Skill Acquisition

  • Free Throw Shooting
  • Form Shooting
  • Shot Technique
  • Free Throw Routine
  • Trust, Teamwork
  • Shooting Range

Basketball Drill Purpose

Shooting Knockout is used to help improve free throw shooting skills or shooting range when played from different spots. Specifically, it helps teachers and coaches teach Free Throw routines and set shot techniques like BEEF. This is a good basketball drill for middle school aged children, but older players have fun with this Free Throw shooting drill too.

Basketball Equipment Needed

Minimum 5 players recommended
1 Basketball
1 Basketball Ring (regulation height for age)

How To Play

(Watch video)


With more advanced basketball kids, move players further away or to more challenging spots. With lesser numbers give players to lives or more before going to the baseline.

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Disclaimer: Basketball, like many sports, may result in serious injury or even death. Drills and ideas contained in OzSwoosh videos are demonstrations only. Coaches and players re-enacting the drills, or following advice, do so at their own risk. Also, children should always play under the supervision of a responsible adult.

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