National Basketball Shooters Association

The NBSA was established in November of 2009 by a group of free throw masters and world record holders with a mission to improve free throw shooting at all levels of competition. The NBSA will accomplish its mission by:

  • Collaborating with free throw experts around the world to organize, develop, and provide the best free throw instruction possible via expert articles, books, videos, clinics, and practice programs for individuals and teams.
  • Making free throw shooting fun and competitive via individual and team competitions and ranking systems.
  • Publishing research, news, and stats that validate the importance of free throws in winning basketball games.

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2013 NBSA BASKETBALL SHOOTING EVENTS

2013 NBSA BASKETBALL SHOOTING EVENTS
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LAS VEGAS, NV & ST. GEORGE, UT


WELCOME TO THE 3RD ANNUAL 2013 NBSA INVITATIONAL BASKETBALL SHOOTERS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

2013 Virginia NBSA Free Throw and 3 Point Shooting Championship

The date and time is confirmed for the 2013 Virginia NBSA Free Throw and 3 Point Shooting Championship being held at the Subway Commonwealth State Games of Virginia.

> > Registration Open! Click here to register online

Here Are Reasons Why Free Throws Are Important

Here are some recent articles about free throws making/breaking a game and other free throw news.

John William Hairston III 26-0 In Shooting Contests

John Hairston won the Three Point Shootout and the Free Throw shooting contest at the Commonwealth Games 
in Roanoke, VA, with the highest total of the day in all age groups, male and female.

This brings his competition record to 26-0.

“ SWISH ” - The Free Throw Story of 74 year Old Bob Snyder: Over 1,200 streaks of 100 consecutive made free throws

Editor's Note: There are probably thousands of unheralded free throw shooters around the world who could outshoot the highly paid pros. They will, for the most part, go unrecognized, and for most, the challenge is in just continuing to better their own best marks. Here is one such story. Bob Snyder, of Marcellus, N.Y. has over 1,200 streaks of 100 consecutive made free throws. ******
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2012 Virginia Free Throw and 3 Point Shooting Championship

The date and time is confirmed for the 2012 Virginia NBSA Free Throw and 3 Point Shooting Championship being held at the Subway Commonwealth State Games of Virginia.

> > Registration Open! Click here to register online

Bob Fisher Does It Again...and Again...and Again: Six New Records

He just keeps doing it.  Bob Fisher holds more world records for free throw shooting than any other person on this planet.

In March, 2012, he broke or set six more records, now waiting approval by Guinness.

NBSA Member, Bob Fisher, Smashes 1 Hour Free Throw Record by Making an Incredible 2371 Free Throws

NBSA founding member, Bob Fisher, has been on a free throw World Record setting rampage over the last two years. His latest and most impressive feat was setting a new world record for most free throws in 1 hour. The previous record was 1968 by Perry Dissmore on September 15th, 2011. Fisher raced by the record with an incredible finishing total of 2371 free throws made in 1 hour. A pace of more than 39.5 free throws per minute.

Fisher is now a 13-time world record holder in the free throw shooting category.

Video of Fisher's Record Performance

2011 Sonoran Desert Shootout in Tucson, Arizona

* Results posted here: http://www.nbsashooters.com/results-sonoran-desert-basketball-shootout-tucson-arizona *

The Sonoran Desert Shootout will be held in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday December 10th, 2011 at the Flowing Wells High School.

Free throws, 3 pointers, and more! Open to amateurs and professionals of all ages. Come showcase your shooting skills! You can even watch and compete with NBSA founders and members as they "shoot the lights out"!

Senior Free Throw Championships Completed

By Jim “Makevery” Schatz

NBSA and their sponsors, Huntsman World Senior Games, Nevada State Games, Wilson Sporting Goods, QuikShotUSA, The Original Ballbag and Free Throw Mastery, recently completed three very successful free throw tournaments.