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How to Do a Wraparound Basketball Trick

Learn how to do the wraparound basketball trick from the Harlem Wizards in this Howcast basketball video.


Speaker 1: Alright, Swoop.

Speaker 2: Yes.

Speaker 1: This is expert level stuff.

Speaker 2: Expert level.

Speaker 1: We brought up another expert level.

Speaker 2: Are we doing tricks again?

Speaker 1: Yeah.

Speaker 2: You know I love the tricks, man.

Speaker 1: We brought in David "DP" Paul, an expert

Speaker 2: Expert!

Speaker 1: at passing the ball.

Speaker 2: Really?

Speaker 1: So we're going to work on the wraparound pass.

Speaker 2: Okay.

Speaker 1: AKA

Speaker 2: Yeah.

Speaker 1: The behind the back pass.

Speaker 2: Okay, now I want to see it then. Let's check it out.

C: This is when you wrap the ball around your back

Speaker 2: Okay.

C: and actually release the ball

Speaker 2: Right.

C: and you're going to do throw it right at the person's target right here.

Speaker 2: That's here?

C: The target's right are your hand.

Speaker 2: Oh, okay.

C: Just like a chest pass.

Speaker 2: Okay.

Speaker 1: So DP's going to show us, with extreme accuracy, how to wrap around and throw it behind your back. I'm showing him the target. He hits the target every time. Wraparound, around the back every time. Easy as pie, you can do it with both hands if you want to. You can switch it up, turn the other way, and go with both hands. Either way. There you go, Swoop, see that?

Speaker 2: That's fancy.

Speaker 1: It is fancy. But you don't start with the fancy stuff.

Speaker 2: No, no, no, no, no.

Speaker 1: You start with the basics.

Speaker 2: The fundamentals.

Speaker 1: You got to start with the basics. There you go, that's the wraparound pass with our expert, DP. Keep that ball right at the person's target. Get the ball right there behind the back, aka the wraparound pass.

C: Nice.

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