Is The GIANNIS Euro Step LEGAL?

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  • Published: 12 February 2018
  • Coach Nick welcomes back to the show Ronnie Nunn, an NBA referee for 19 years, Head Of Officials for 5 years, and Director Of Development for 3 more to discuss Giannis Antetokounmpo's euro step in the open court. Is it a travel, or is he simply following the age old rules of basketball?
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  • BBALLBREAKDOWN
    BBALLBREAKDOWN   2 years back

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    • Willie Gordon
      Willie Gordon  4 months back

      @meg Ronnie keeps showing the video of Giannis making his moves against the Nets, show some other videos where he does take about 3/1/2 steps.

    • meg
      meg  10 months back

      He travels. For breakdown with Ronnie Nunn we kept getting the same highlight where no travel takes place. Why not breakdown the opening montage of moves in this upload instead where we clearly see him travel?

    • Alexis Ks
      Alexis Ks  1 years back

      BBALLBREAKDOWN Why did he do that?

    • ///AMG
      ///AMG  2 years back

      BBALLBREAKDOWN when he takes 2 steps it’s fine but come on he takes 3 steps a lot

  • Dave Israel
    Dave Israel  7 days back

    3 step Giannis

    • Terrohn Jackson
      Terrohn Jackson  1 weeks back

      People mistake taking steps after no longer dribbling and taking steps after a gather as traveling. If you stop dribbling and gather the ball, you have two steps to do something with the ball and cannot pivot after that, etc. Taking a step right when you gather DOES NOT count, as the ref is saying in the video, when you gather you have two steps AFTER the gather.

      • Alexis Marcos
        Alexis Marcos  1 weeks back

        Euro step yes, it's legal but 3 or 4 steps... 😂

        • 3L3M3NT4LP4ND4
          3L3M3NT4LP4ND4  1 weeks back

          Assuming it is the two steps like he usually does then yeah, it's legal.

          • Gods Son
            Gods Son  2 weeks back

            I'm looking to use this move on my basketball team

            • Dave Israel
              Dave Israel  2 weeks back

              Step 0 😭😭😭 Ronnie is a liar, don't bring him back on

              • Steve Johnson
                Steve Johnson  2 weeks back

                2:11 mark shows how illegal his move is. Gathers with RIGHT foot, then takes L, R, L. Nunn is way off on describing that.

                • FighterCK
                  FighterCK  2 weeks back

                  But is it against the law though??

                  • Ian McRay
                    Ian McRay  3 weeks back

                    half of the intro plays shown were travels

                    • Ian McRay
                      Ian McRay  3 weeks back

                      4:20 he gathers and takes 3 more steps to the hoop

                  • Kritik Niraula
                    Kritik Niraula  1 months back

                    Coach : you are unique and special as well...
                    Ronnie : *happiness noises*

                    • mustaqeem raji
                      mustaqeem raji  1 months back

                      2:17 that defenders face tho

                      • Golden Hamon
                        Golden Hamon  2 months back

                        Nah he be traveling

                        • Lord Gabriel Daculan
                          Lord Gabriel Daculan  2 months back

                          Is James Hardens 7 step back 3 Legal???

                          • cuzmariosaidso
                            cuzmariosaidso  2 months back

                            when i was a kid: Travel... WHAT i didn't travel... shoot for it.
                            2019: Travel... that was my gather steps😒😒😒😒😒😒😒😒😒

                            • Raph Gem Juario
                              Raph Gem Juario  2 months back

                              There is no such thing as gather step, its still a step 🤦‍♂️

                              • Marky C
                                Marky C  2 months back

                                Raph Gem Juario idiot you know nothing about basketball so stfu

                            • jaredxcantrell
                              jaredxcantrell  2 months back

                              some of these are deadass two step euros, some are clean euros (including the gather step) & some are just blatant travels

                              • Jimboy
                                Jimboy  2 months back

                                1:53 Giannis carried the ball😂

                                • Jalen Rose
                                  Jalen Rose  3 months back

                                  Who the f cares? Only matters if its called

                                  • Just Mal
                                    Just Mal  3 months back

                                    Is he even legal in the league 😂😂

                                    • Afrikaanganjagreenking
                                      Afrikaanganjagreenking  3 months back

                                      how do you stop someone who can eurostep from beyond three and is dunking at mid

                                      • MrDrmillgram
                                        MrDrmillgram  3 months back

                                        It's walking.

                                        • KingOfThePandomonium
                                          KingOfThePandomonium  3 months back

                                          He should ditch the euro step and drive while drinking or pick and roll

                                          • Timothy Mack
                                            Timothy Mack  3 months back

                                            Everyone travels once in a while it’s just part of the game

                                            • 1younguy
                                              1younguy  4 months back

                                              Full of poop. Read the rules. You don't get 2 steps not to say 3. You get one.

                                              • josh wanner
                                                josh wanner  4 months back

                                                but, what about critiquing the ones that are travels? 🤔

                                                • - Vixlo -
                                                  - Vixlo -  4 months back

                                                  No

                                                  • Meghnath S
                                                    Meghnath S  4 months back

                                                    If harden's double step back is legal this is legal.

                                                    • takaa e
                                                      takaa e  4 months back

                                                      With my short ass legs it'll probably take 10 fucking steps for me to reach the rim from the NBA 3 points line. lmao

                                                      • ppdrawings
                                                        ppdrawings  4 months back

                                                        Excellent !

                                                        • access
                                                          access  4 months back

                                                          He has mastered the art of decepting refs.. he thrives in the borderline so refs hesitate in blowing the whistle

                                                          • Paypur
                                                            Paypur  4 months back

                                                            It should be but these people are getting 50 thousand more dollars to faver bucks

                                                            • Jules Verde
                                                              Jules Verde  4 months back

                                                              He travels. It's not always a travel but more often than not he travels. And shame on this ref for trying to say it's exactly what Dr. J did. No it is not, GTFOH with that. This is new-age officiating is horrible and it's no wonder they get so many calls wrong .

                                                              • eia006
                                                                eia006  4 months back

                                                                He still takes extra steps at times (not saying all the time) and gets away with it too much.

                                                                • Game_Is_ Life51
                                                                  Game_Is_ Life51  4 months back

                                                                  All im going to say is this look at Manu Ginobili, he is the father of the eurostep, Manu never took 3 steps per dribble to do this move. So how or why is Giannis taking 3 steps is not a travel if Manu only took 2 steps after a dribble during a Eurostep.

                                                                  • juan gomez
                                                                    juan gomez  4 months back

                                                                    Is legal in soccer.

                                                                    • BB Cute
                                                                      BB Cute  4 months back

                                                                      More Giannis examples 👍👍👍👍
                                                                      https://youtu.be/ixtJLU_Def4

                                                                      • Pedro Cruz
                                                                        Pedro Cruz  4 months back

                                                                        That's sick

                                                                        • TJ
                                                                          TJ  4 months back

                                                                          It's legal but sometimes he takes an extra step and it's so obvious

                                                                          • Terrohn Jackson
                                                                            Terrohn Jackson  1 weeks back

                                                                            TJ Not really, I haven’t seen him take more and 2 steps after a gather

                                                                          • Ali Lazzem
                                                                            Ali Lazzem  1 weeks back

                                                                            yeah like the obvious travel on sec 0,04

                                                                        • Willie Gordon
                                                                          Willie Gordon  4 months back

                                                                          For several seasons? He just starting getting good about 3 years ago.He did nothing for the first 4 years of his career.

                                                                          • sp0tman
                                                                            sp0tman  4 months back

                                                                            Stop kidding yourself..stop the euro trash play its ruining the NBA

                                                                            • JPHall6
                                                                              JPHall6  4 months back

                                                                              That moment u try to get views by making up random stuff be like…

                                                                              • loulis loulos
                                                                                loulis loulos  4 months back

                                                                                hey retarded admin from BBALLBREAKDOWN ask better if is legal to play NBA's basketball without the rule of "travel" ... the more burgers u eat in usa the more dumb you become guys...wtf

                                                                                • riversol1
                                                                                  riversol1  4 months back

                                                                                  Traveling period

                                                                                  • CanadianLoveKnot
                                                                                    CanadianLoveKnot  4 months back

                                                                                    Why don't they have him break down the clips where he takes 4-5 steps.

                                                                                  • nemo
                                                                                    nemo  4 months back

                                                                                    In the 1980s it seemed the NBA started accommodating the stars . It was different prior . For example when Wilt Chamberlain started playing . NBA rules allowed a dunk from the foul line . As great as wilt was he could not shoot fouls shots . So With his long arms and legs he just jumped from foul line and dunked it . They changed the rule so you could not do that to make it fairer for the smaller players . However when Magic Johnson came in the NBA back in the 70s the way he dribbled the ball would be called carrying and the ball would be given to the opposing team however with no foul shots of course . Also Larry Bird would get away with sneaky fouls .

                                                                                    • nemo
                                                                                      nemo  4 months back

                                                                                      a couple of those were the gather plus three steps which is travelling .

                                                                                      • AmericanRace4me
                                                                                        AmericanRace4me  4 months back

                                                                                        And y’all tripping if you think the bucks are gonna take the warriors in the championships. Giannis is gonna get schooled HARD!! 💯😆

                                                                                        • AmericanRace4me
                                                                                          AmericanRace4me  4 months back

                                                                                          MrLeigh I wish I had you here. Because I’d bet you $1500 warriors beat the shit out of the bucks. Facts

                                                                                        • MrLeigh
                                                                                          MrLeigh  4 months back

                                                                                          Proudwhiteamerican The warriors haven’t played against a stretch 4 and a stretch 5 before. It really opens up Giannis isolation plays. And if people try to help Giannis, kicks it out or just puts defenders on posters.