A fundamental offensive basketball move, the layup is a high-percentage shot that players should master. Basketball players dream of going in for a rim-shaking dunk or a game-deciding three-pointer when they step onto the court. But sometimes, the best shot you can take is one of the most fundamental basketball moves – the layup.
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Ginobli Euro Step or Side Step. This is a great finishing move popularized by Manu Ginobli. The euro step is used when the defender takes away the offensive player's driving lane, so the offensive player uses a side step to get around the defender. The video below shows the move as Manu moves in for the layup. YouTube.
Learn Basketball Layups, Part 7: Advanced Moves for Better Finishes at the Rim. By Augie Johnston Published On: 2017-03-29 [youtube video=”eMm4nWr7pQI” /]
Here are a few good interleaving and random layup drills: Cone Grab Finishing Drill. 3 Cone - Groove Finishing Drill. The Arc Finishing Drill. Figure 8 Hook Shots. Wichita State Attack Series. Finishing Moves Off the Pass. Drop Step Dribble - Ballhandling & Finishing. Kyrie Irving Mikan Drill With 12 Variations. 11 Competitive Layup / Finishing Drills
Drive towards the basket and finish using a variety of finishing moves: Layup; Reverse layup; Overhand layup; Floater; Jump stop and layup; Euro step; Inside hand finish; etc. Immediately rebound the basketball after finishing, retreat to anywhere outside the three-point line, and then attack and finish using a different move.
Teach the key fundamentals young players need to comfortably and consistently finish layups. The following progressions are perfect for teaching the fundame...
In today's video, Coach Rocky from ILoveBasketballTV will show you great basketball finishing moves that will help you make more layups in real games. It's i...
On the right side of the basket, make a layup with the right hand off the backboard jumping off your left leg (inside foot - outside hand). Quickly rebound the basketball and then make a layup on the left side of the basket with your left hand, jumping off your right foot (again, inside foot - outside hand).
The Euro step (sometimes "Eurostep") is a move developed in European basketball in which a player, after picking up his dribble, takes a step in one direction, and then quickly takes a second step in the other direction before they attempt a layup.