Don’t Try These Streetball Moves in a Real Basketball Game
Streetball moves are fun to do, and even more fun when they work. However, when you have coaches, teammates and a game on the line, you’re best off saving your flashy passes for the local halfcourt. Here are some moves you should never ever attempt in a game of basketball.
The Three-Point Lay-up
This video started countless arguments online and has yet to be pulled off in a real game. You be the judge, is this actually a three pointer?
The Elbow Pass
Jason Williams hits Raef LaFrentz with the elbow pass pic.twitter.com/7wMJa9NSn8
— The Render (@TheRenderNBA) August 13, 2019
First recorded by Jason Williams at the 2000 NBA Rising-Stars challenge, this stylish move will without a doubt result in a turnover and an earful from your coach.
Ball Fake Minus The Ball
Seriously, does this ever actually work without it being set-up? It’s hard to believe that anyone would ever fall for this, but you never know….
Between Your Opponent’s Legs
RT and @ someone you’ll do like this pic.twitter.com/WRMl3wjA26
— The Professor (@theprofessor) July 23, 2019
The fastest way to lose friends in a game of basketball and one of the most disrespectful streetball moves. No one likes to be embarrassed in this way and if it goes wrong your teammates will be blaming you. On the other hand, nothing brings on the “oohs” and “aahs” faster.
Between The Legs, Behind The Back Off The Backboard Alley-Oop To 360 Dunk
Let’s pretend for a second that this didn’t take countless attempts to perfect, there’s no way you can walk off cool and collected after nailing something like that. The expression on the coach’s face says it all.
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