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Euro Step

What does Euro Step Mean?

An offensive maneuver in which the player changes direction after picking up his dribble while driving to the basket. After picking up his dribble, the player steps in one direction and then steps in another direction to evade defenders. It is sometimes referred to as a "side step".


Sporting Charts explains Euro Step

Players in international leagues have been using the Euro step for a while now, but it was only recently that it became popular in the NBA. Argentine shooting guard Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs brought the move to the NBA, and NBA players like Dwyane Wade, Rajon Rondo and John Wall have added it to their offensive arsenal.

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