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How to Spider Dribble a Basketball

Learn how to spider dribble a basketball from the Harlem Wizards in this Howcast basketball video.


Speaker 1: This is the piece de resistance.

Speaker 2: Oh really?

Speaker 1: The creme de la creme.

Speaker 2: Really?

Speaker 1: This is the spider dribble.

Speaker 2: I don't know how to do the spider but I know how do want to hear a horse, I got a horse now. That's a good horse right? That's a good one.

Speaker 1: What is that?

Speaker 2: That's a horse. Is it a monkey?

Speaker 1: Yeah.

Speaker 2: We're talking about ball handling drills.

Speaker 1: Oh I thought you were wanting me to be doing impressions.

Speaker 2: No, no no no.

Speaker 1: I'm a good impressionist, I am.

Speaker 2: No, no, no, no.

Speaker 1: I am. An impressionist.

Speaker 2: You're the expressionist.

Speaker 1: Alright that's what I do right?

Speaker 2: Yeah. So we're working on a spider dribble and roadrunner's going to show us how to do a spider dribble. It's basically two taps to the ball in front. Show them two taps in front. Then it's two taps in back, and then you start rotating, and then you start going and spider dribble, bam. There you go.

Speaker 1: You didn't even make any spider noises.

Speaker 2: This is a spider dribble.

Speaker 1: Oh, okay I'm still confused. I'm sorry.

Speaker 2: You got any more impressions?

Speaker 1: Uh, yeah you want to see another one?

Speaker 2: Yeah let me see it.

Speaker 1: It's called the worm.

Speaker 2: Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey man that's enough that's enough.

Speaker 1: Okay.

Speaker 2: This is the, we're talking about dribbling. You can't dribble the ball on the floor. The spider dribble

Speaker 1: Is that what we're here for?

Speaker 2: Yeah absolutely.

Speaker 1: Okay.

Speaker 2: The spider dribble, two dribbles in front, bam bam, and then two dribbles in back, and then you just keep your hands moving. Keep it low, keeping your head up, works on your hand eye coordination are keeping that ball evenly balanced.

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