Drake And Will Ferrell Are Here To Teach You How To Pull Off Perfect Handshakes

The Jenga requires flawless hand-eye coordination

In case you don't know, basketball is a difficult sport that requires disciplined teamwork and rigorous individual training. One must be agile, have impeccable hand-eye coordination, and, most importantly, be able to execute detailed and technical handshakes at key moments of gameplay. And if we're being honest, it's really the handshakes that are the most important part of this sport. Sure, the points are certainly key component to basketball, but the fans—they want to see the handshakes. That's why it's so integral for a team's handshake game to be strong.

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No one wants to watch some limp, half-arsed high fives. There's nothing fun about your basic overhead hand slap. The people need the handshake quality to match the basketball being played. That's why NBA dexterity technician Coach Murphy (Will Ferrell) and NBA handshake specialist Coach Palmer (Drake) are the most sought-after trainers in the league. Sure, they've "never once played basketball" and aren't actually "real coaches," but they understand that, at its heart, this sport is about entertainment, and watching grown athletes pull of The Jenga and The Gossip Queen is peak professional basketball.

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From: Esquire