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‘Ball the Right Moves’: The History and Mystery Behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Skyhook

J. Kyle Mann breaks down how the world-famous skyhook came to be and what made it so deadly

In the fourth installment of Ball the Right Moves, The Ringer’s J. Kyle Mann turns his attention to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his world-famous skyhook. He breaks down how the move came to be, what made it so deadly, and why it hasn’t been replicated since.