The most beautiful technique move in basketball?

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The most beautiful technique move in basketball?

1) Fadeaway ala MJ and Dirk
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69%
2) Step back 3 ala Harden and Luka
12
9%
3) ISOlation or driving DUNK ala Shaq, Lebron, Giannis and Zion
13
10%
4) LONG RANGE 3 off the dribble ala Arenas, Curry, Lillard and Trae
15
12%
 
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The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#1 » by Oscar9992 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:50 pm

The most beautiful technique move in basketball?


1) Fadeaway ala MJ and Dirk

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2) Step back 3 ala Harden and Luka

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3) ISOlation or driving DUNK ala Shaq, Lebron, Giannis and Zion

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4) LONG RANGE 3 off the dribble ala Arenas, Curry, Lillard and Trae

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Post#2 » by Lockdown504090 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:53 pm

ill nominate a good up and under in the post.
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Post#3 » by Duke4life831 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:55 pm

Im not even sure my #1 is even an option here. For me its pretty much a tie between the mid range fadeaway, or a beautiful low post move. Whether it is the Dream shake or Kareem's Skyhook.

I find the skill needed to create clean looks in such tight contested spaces fantastic to watch.
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Post#4 » by BK_2020 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:55 pm

A quick stop and flop for three free throws.
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Re: The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#5 » by dickfox » Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:56 pm

None of the above. Paul Pierce IG live vid for the win.

These clips are dope. Did you make them?
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Post#6 » by gabri3l3 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:59 pm

Melo face up, jab and jumper right into the defender face
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Post#7 » by Beethoven » Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:59 pm

I like Lebron's
Stay humble
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Play hard
Destroy everyone in your path and Win the championship

Kobe Bryant forever
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Post#8 » by Ckay » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:00 pm

slamdunk.ru?
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Post#9 » by Cutter » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:04 pm

Beautiful animations OP!
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Re: The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#10 » by Max123 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:07 pm

A Draymond Green rotation.


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Post#11 » by Doctor MJ » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:08 pm

Oscar9992 wrote:The most beautiful technique move in basketball?


Okay so a few things:

1 - These animations are awesome. Where are they from?

2 - I voted Step Back 3. I've got mixed feelings about that because I don't like how low percentage its success is, but I specifically find the "legwork" leading up to the shot attempt to be beautiful.

I think the Steph Curry 3 is the most exciting thing to ever hit the spot as something that you can expect to happen several many times in one game. Not as cool as the very best dunks and finishes, but every single Curry 3 feels like a dagger.

3 - I'd also want mention:

Dream Shake - beautiful post play as exemplified by Hakeem Olajuwon
Sleight of (Big) Hand - the types of stuff (tricks, spins, etc) you can do when you have massive hands to control the ball with a single hand, as exemplified by Connie Hawkins
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Re: The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#12 » by Freighttrain » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:08 pm

I really like the crossover a la Irving, CP3, Curry. It's just as if they have the ball at a string.

Also, those animations are great.
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Re: The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#13 » by BombsquadSammy » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:11 pm

Duke4life831 wrote:Im not even sure my #1 is even an option here. For me its pretty much a tie between the mid range fadeaway, or a beautiful low post move. Whether it is the Dream shake or Kareem's Skyhook.

I find the skill needed to create clean looks in such tight contested spaces fantastic to watch.


100%. Those plays have everything that makes basketball wonderful-- grace and motion, contact and power.
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Post#14 » by Mickey8 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:14 pm

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Post#15 » by BostonCouchGM » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:15 pm

it's the turn around jumper. All the others almost always involve some form of breaking the rules i.e. carries, traveling, pushing off.
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Post#16 » by GregOden » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:15 pm

MJ's fadeaway is the most beautiful, artistic move in the game of basketball. To me when you ask most people in their mind what they see when you think of basketball, most people will likely say either MJ or Kobe's fadeaway jumper.
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Re: The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#17 » by Jakay » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:23 pm

I think a good through the legs crossover is right up there.
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Post#18 » by BodieB » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:27 pm

Step back and low post fade. Awesome animations.
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Re: The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#19 » by miamiheat319 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:32 pm

First off, as others have said, the animations are dope. Second, for me it's a good jelly move. Kyrie is the master but Ja has had some good ones this year as well. I could watch that **** all day
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Re: The most beautiful technique move in basketball? 

Post#20 » by phanman » Wed Apr 7, 2021 7:38 pm

I'm a sucker for players that are able to just walk up and pull up from 3. Especially those long range bombs a la Steph and Dame.

Those shimmy mid range's are beautiful to see but it's not prevalent in the game today anymore.

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