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How to Play Basketball like Michael Jordan

Learn how to play like Michael Jordan from the Harlem Wizards in this Howcast basketball video.


Speaker 1: Broadway?

Broadway: Oh, man.

Speaker 1: I hear it all the time, man. Kids ask me, they say, "Hey, man. I want to play just like Michael Jordan." So I had an answer for them.

Broadway: What's the answer?

Speaker 1: I told them, "You know what? Just go out there and stick your tongue out like this. Alright?" "Then you'll be like Michael." Right?

Broadway: No, man. Michael's the G.O.A.T.

Speaker 1: He is, man. He is the -

Broadway: Greatest Of All Time.

Speaker 1: Greatest Of All Time. I like it. Yes, sir.

Broadway: But, let's just say we can teach the people how Michael Jordan plays.

Speaker 1: Right.

Broadway: Teach them some of his moves and maybe they can pattern their game after him. There's only one Michael.

Speaker 1: There sure is.

Broadway: There's only one greatest.

Speaker 1: Lots of work in the gym.

Broadway: So, you know, I don't want to be confused with saying, "I'm as good as Michael."

Speaker 1: No, no, no, no.

Broadway: But, we're going to teach them the way Michael plays.

Speaker 1: OK. Sounds good.

Broadway: So we'll take two of Michael's signature moves -

Speaker 1: OK.

Broadway: Break them down.

Speaker 1: Alright.

Broadway: And show the kids how to practice -

Speaker 1: OK. I'll be Craig Ehlo.

Broadway: Being like Mike.

Speaker 1: And you'll be Michael Jordan.

Broadway: Oh! You know what? That's good.

Speaker 1: Now, Broadway, you told me that tongue is not the only thing I need to do. I need to get in the gym, I need to work hard and I got to perfect my game if I even want to come close to playing like the greatest of all time.

Broadway: Yep.

Speaker 1: Correct? Now, one of Michael Jordan's favorite moves was the fadeaway. Right?

Broadway: Signature.

Speaker 1: Now, Broadway right here, he's going to show us how that fadeaway works. Very, very effective move . . .

Broadway: First, Mike-

Speaker 1: Helping you to get away from a defender.

Broadway: First, Mike's in the post. Got a feel for the defense and Mike used to do it like this right here.

Speaker 1: Oh, yeah. Do it like that. Right? Right?

Broadway: You see that? Where's the defense at? Then, Mike goes into a fake . . .

Speaker 1: Right.

Broadway: .And then he goes into a shot.

Speaker 1: OK.

Broadway: So here's the fake -

Speaker 1: Oh, whoa.

Broadway: Turn and then the shot.

Speaker 1: Oh. Like that.

Broadway: Mike gets such great elevation.

Speaker 1: Right.

Broadway: Hard to defend the shot.

Speaker 1: Yes.

Broadway: But, this is what it looks like.

Speaker 1: Nice. Nice. Good fadeaway right there. And no great Michael Jordan's without a great Michael Jordan celebration. You got a good celebration for Michael? [laughs] That's what I'm talking about. That is how you play like the greatest of all time, Michael Jordan.

Broadway: What about the tongue?

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