CC video of the day: The art of the teardrop

The teardrop shot.

Many NBA guards are now effectively using it as part of their offensive arsenal as they barrel their way in the paint to score over the big men in the league.

It is pretty much a simple move — drive in the paint, timely arc the shot to the rim, see it sail over the fingertips of would-be defenders as it swishes into the basket for two points.

From Nate Robinson, Stephen Curry to Spurs' Tony Parker who recently joked the move originated with him, check out how such a elegant move can lead to big problems for defenders in the paint.