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Lebron James workout


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Lebron James 60-minute workout (YouTube)

See Shooting - Nash 20-minute workout.

1) Spot-up jump shots (at 3:48)

Make 10 from the right corner, right wing, top of the key, left wing, then left corner.

Lebron uses left-right step-in footwork.

After each spot, he jumps rope for 30 seconds then works with a stability band.

Make 5 free throws when done.

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2) Pull-up jump shots

a) One-dribble pull-ups from the right wing (23:28)

Make 4 going right then 4 going left.

James uses one-two crossover footwork (L-R going right, R-L going left).

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b) Pull-up jump shots from the top of the key (24:43)

Make 4 with a change-of-direction move left (between the legs, behind the back, crossover), then make 4 with a change of direction right.

Lebron uses 3-4 dribbles.

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c) Two-dribble pull-up jump shots from the left wing (26:35)

Make 4 going right, then 4 going left (with no change of direction).

Make 5 free throws (28:08).

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3) Running hook shots (30:27)

From the left block, make 5.

He uses one dribble.

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4) Fadeaway shots

Make 5 of each.

From the left block,

a) Left-shoulder fadeaways - he uses one right-hand dribble, shown, or no dribble (31:17).

b) Right-shoulder fadeaways - one right-hand dribble, spin baseline (32:24).

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From the right block,

a) Right-shoulder fadeaway - no dribble, or one left-hand dribble, fake drop step and spin middle (33:32).

b) Left-shoulder fadeaway - no dribble, or one left-hand dribble and spin baseline (34:30).

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5) Up and unders (35:37)

Make 5 from the right block - take one left-hand dribble, spin baseline, shot fake, step-thru middle.

Make 5 free throws (36:51).

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6) 3-point spot-up jump shots (39:36)

Make 6 from the right corner, right wing, top of the key, left wing, then left corner.

In the corners, he catches then steps with his right foot (not a one-two step-in).

Make 15 free throws (44:20).up

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