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How to Make a Hook Shot in Basketball

Learn how to make a hook shot from the Harlem Wizards in this Howcast basketball video.


Everyone has seen a hook shot before. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar made it famous with the sky hook, but right now I'm gonna increase your trick shot ability with the 'half court, super duper hook' shot. All right?

Now, first thing, let's talk about form, okay? Now, you wanna shoot that hook shot the same way you would shoot a hook shot from inside the paint. You wanna make sure your feet are squared, all right? We wanna hold the ball here, so we can recreate an arc when we throw the ball up in the air, releasing it from our fingertip, all right?

So, we're gonna give it a shot and I'm gonna show you exactly how a 'half court, Harlem wizard, trick shot, hook shot' looks. Buckets. And that's how you shoot a 'half court, hook' shot.

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