Dog And Bone 1 on 1 Fun Basketball Game For Kids

This fun 1 on 1 youth basketball game is called “Dog and Bone” and is also known as numbers.

A fun competitive 1 on 1 or 2 on 2 basketball game for kids.

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Dog And Bone (a.k.a Numbers)…

Basketball Skill Acqusition

Offensive Skills:

  • Decision Making
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Pass Faking
  • Passing Windows
  • Dexterity
  • Reducing Mental Gaps
  • Listening
  • Creating Leads
  • Creating Space
  • Recognising Space

Defensive skills:

  • Defensive Footwork
  • Communication
  • Listening
  • Deflections
  • Reaction
  • Defensive Stance
  • Anticipation
  • Hand Eye Co-Ordination
  • Dexterity
  • Reducing Mental Gaps

Basketball Drills Purpose

This small sided game teaches 1 on 1 basketball skills and also, 2 on 2 basketball offensive and defense. Players also learn spacing and cutting / leading as well as communication, passing under pressure. Defensive responsibility and man on man principles.

Basketball Equipment Needed

  • Minimum 6 players recommended
  • 1 Basketball
  • 1 Basketball Ring (regulation height for age)
  • Minimum Half Court

How To Play

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As players improve or with older athletes you may have them try to get certain shot types, post up, or work on screen and role actions. You may also allow double teaming with more experienced players.

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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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