ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — There is no real secret to performing the crossover dribble. You have the ball in one hand, and then you bounce it in front of your body to the other hand. Sure, there are other things involved, from footwork to head fakes, but for the most part, successfully crossing someone over is about changing directions when they aren’t expecting you to change directions, and leaving your defender in the dust.
Allen Iverson was among the best ever at crossing people over, and this fan-made video mix shows working his craft, from Georgetown to the NBA, breaking ankles and creating space to get his shot off. It looks like such a simple move, until you see defender after defender fall by the wayside…