Attack the Basket With Alec Burks' Spin Move

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Basketball season is underway, and players who can create their own shot usually get the most playing time. Shake your defender in a nanosecond with a perfectly executed spin move. Use proper fundamentals from Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks to avoid getting stripped and earn wide-open looks at the rim.

Alec Burks' Spin Move

  • Dribble towards partner near hoop while second partner trails you
  • Step to left or right, forcing defender in front to follow
  • Spin in the opposite direction of the first step and maintain low dribble while trailing partner swipes for ball at waist level
  • Drive to the basket and finish at rim with layup

Sets/Reps: 2x10 each direction
Coaching Points: Keep ball low while making move // Start slow and work up to game speed


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Topics: BASKETBALL TRAINING | BASKETBALL DRILLS | DEFENDER | FIRST STEP | WAIST