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Go-to-Moves – The Core of a Complete Offensive Player

kareem abdul jabbar sky hookEvery single player at every level has at least one go-to move.  It might not be good and it might not even be legal but it’s going to be used over and over by that player.  Witness the beginner doing the only thing he can do- head down, dribbling with strong hand-maybe even picking up his dribble and starting again, then taking 5-6 steps before heaving a strong hand (maybe two hand) shot somewhere in the vicinity of the backboard.  Then take the very best NBA players with multiple go-to moves and equal counters off each.

With those thoughts in mind, let’s discuss some aspects of go-to moves:

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