The Story of the Shammgod

God Shammgod, a college basketball player for Providence and briefly with the Wizards in the NBA, is well known for his unique dribble move. The move is known as “The Shammgod” in the US.

However, the move has been dated all the way back to 1980 by Danko “El Killer del Perimetro” Cvjeticanin. A former player from Croatia. Yugoslavian forward Dejan Bodiroga is credited with popularizing the move. Bodiroga’s version is called “El Latigo”, which is Spanish for “The Whip”.

The video tells the story of the Shammgod and features the following players:

Dejan Bodiroga, God Shammgod, Manu Ginobili, Danilo Gallinari, Chris Paul, Tyreke Evans, Brandon Jennings, Uncle Drew/Kyrie Irving, and Aquille Carr.

Written by Catfish Hughes

Catfish Hughes

Frank “Catfish” Hughes has been called, “Bob Knight’s Baby with Hip Hop that covers sports.” and “the future of sports writing!” He is an official member of the NSSA & USBWA. Catfish covers the Los Angeles Angeles as the official East Coast Voice of the Lakers, and owns the NBA media outlet, and was the host of Thru the Wire Sports Talk Radio which aired on both ESPN Radio and Fox Sports Radio. Catfish is the head editor and chief here at the Boxing Globe. @CatfishHughes on twitter.