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Basketball Skills: The Trae Young Move with Trae Young

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Use this Pro Tip from professional basketball player Trae Young to evade a defender and line up for a shot.

In basketball, every player will face off with a defender. Whether it’s a zone defense or man-to-man coverage, a defender will attempt to block your shot — and every move.

Professional basketball player Trae Young adopted his own move to evade defenders. The “Trae Young Move” serves to lead a defender in the wrong direction.

Young, a point guard, says the move can help smaller guards get shots off quickly and create space. To do so, he focuses primarily on the defender, not his dribble.

Watch the video to learn how to do the Trae Young move and dodge defenders on the court this basketball season. Discover more basketball drills and tips with Pro Tips:

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