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Layups
Turn the corner


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Fabian McKenzie
fastmodelsports.com

a)

Start at the circle, dribble hard at a cone, turn the corner hard and accelerate for a layup.

Dribble hard back to the circle, repeat on opposite side.

Dribble in straight lines, avoid rounding off cuts.

(Progressions, e.g. one-hand pickup, reverse, inside-hand, Euro-step, pro hop, slice)

See Layups - Cross the lane, Daily dozen, Euro-step, Dribbling - 5star triple b, KP series (pro hop), Coach Rock cones (spin moves), Shooting - 5star finishing.

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2
b)

Make a crossover, between-the-legs or behind-the-back move at the cone, push the ball hard to the opposite side for a layup or baby hook.

(Progressions, e.g. half reverse, Rondo move, spin pullback, slice, Euro-step)

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3
The Drill, August 2006

a)

Dribble hard, turn the corner to speed into a layup (high jump, not long jump). Go right and left.

b)

Make a crossover dribble at the cone, driving for a two-foot power or inside-hand layup.

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4
Billy Donovan

Make a combo move at a first cone out top, take one more dribble, go past the second cone and get to the rim. Take off and extend, different finishes,

- regular layup
- inside-hand (Nash layup)
- hook/runner, get up on the glass.
 
Taylor Allan - make a single move, explode and finish at the rim, progressions - double move, triple move.

(Progressions)

Finishes against a rim protector,

a) off the inside foot

- high off the glass
- side arm
- inside hand (Rondo)
- one-hand pick-up

b) off the outside foot (early)

- outside hand (Parker)
- inside hand.

See Dribbling - Altizer moves-counters.

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