How To Hit Step-Back Jumpers Like Jimmy Butler

One of Jimmy Butler’s signature moves to create his own shot is his side step-back.

The beauty of this move is its simplicity and practicality.

As you’ll see momentarily, Jimmy Butler first baits the defender by faking the drive. Then, as he’s driving, Jimmy stops on a dime with a “push stop” to get the defender off balance. After, his next move right away is a quick sideways step-back to create additional space and keep his defender on their heels.

This step-back is ideal for creating space to shoot mid-range jumpers & threes.

Watch this video to learn how to add Jimmy Butler’s signature side step-back to your game:

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