Back in 2003, Grayson Boucher left small-town Keizer, Ore., to join the And1 MixTape Tour traveling all over the world breaking ankles and taking names on the hardwood. He knew he’d have lots to prove if he was going to live up to his catchy moniker “The Professor”; an alias he earned because he schooled the opposition on the court. Today The Professor is the most well-known streetballer in the world and is virtually unguardable. It’s only right that he created SuperHumanDribbling, a series that teaches players how to have Professor-like ball handling skills. Now he’s agreed to break down flashy moves every week this summer for hoopers in a blog with USA Today.
What’s up everybody!
I hope you have The Parting the Red Sea move from last week down cold because this week’s move is gonna take more practice. This week we’re learning The Time Lapse.
What this is is a bunch of stiff-leg crossovers consecutively; it’s funny because The Spider Twitch move is actually in this move, I just complete it by dribbling the ball back between my legs.
I start with the left hand and my right foot and I’ll start going toward the basket then I bring the ball back around my right foot on the outside. I leave it there then dribble right to left between my legs and then I repeat the same thing by doing this twitch move, almost like a salsa dance!
The effect is that the person is almost always on their heels and then I just go right by them to the basket.
The funny part is that people who watch the video think it’s being played in fast forward because it’s a quick move.
OK, as always, practice hard and show me the final product using the hashtag #ProfessorMovesUSAT.
Check out the video below for a reference.
I’ll be back next week to break down another move.
I’ll check you guys then.
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