Ankle Breaker or Trip?

Ankle Breaker

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What Is The Definition Of Breaking Ankles In Basketball?

1. This refers to when an offensive basketball player performs a dribbling move with the ball, usually a crossover, that causes the defender to either lose balance or fall to the court.

How do you get good at ankle breaker?


  1. Develop your dribble. Before you attempt a crossover, make sure you’ve got a good handle on power dribbling and can maintain good ball control. …
  2. Fake to your dominant side. To do an accurate-looking fake, push the ball to the side you’re dribbling it in. …
  3. Hesitate. …
  4. Stay low and wide. …
  5. Cross the ball over.

Who created the crossover?

Oscar Robertson was known to do the move as early as the 1960s as well as Dwayne Washington while playing for Syracuse during the early 1980s, but Tim Hardaway is credited for popularizing the killer ankle breaker or crossover in the NBA, while Allen Iverson popularized the double crossover.

In basketballdribbling is the legal method of advancing the ball by oneself, as opposed to passing it to another player or shooting for the basket. It consists of bouncing the ball on the floor continuously with one hand while walking or running down the court.

What is Ankle Breaker?

In basketball, this is a crossover dribble in which the sudden change of direction causes the defender guarding the ballhandler to fall down. 

What does break mean basketball?

Fast break is an offensive strategy in basketball and handball. In a fast break, a team attempts to move the ball up court and into scoring position as quickly as possible, so that the defense is outnumbered and does not have time to set up.







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Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson for the win

steve nash and andre drummond

They imitated Steve Nash’s Dunk