Having good footwork is a must if you want to be a good basketball player. Whether you are a guard or a big man footwork is important. The best way to improve your footwork is to do drills. Playing games and practicing will help your footwork over time but the best way is to do drills. The reverse figure 8 footwork drill is a great footwork drill for any level of player. Also checkout out Figure 8 Footwork Drill.