Telling stories with handle
Part 1: The NBA’s magical skill
BY DAVID THORPE
Quick Henry note: The other day on BRING IT IN, David Thorpe mentioned that ball handling is the one skill every player should work on, from first grade to NBA star. That’s interesting, I thought. Why? Here, in two parts, is his answer. READ PART TWO.
How does Deandre Ayton, a fantastic and dedicated defender, allow Giannis Antetokounmpo—the two-time MVP, in the middle of the game of his life, with a title on the line—to essentially shoot a layup? Welcome to the magical power of elite dribbling.