Executing a perfect alley-oop in NBA 2K24 can be one of the most exhilarating moves on the court.
In this guide, we’ll break down the steps and techniques to master the alley-oop in various scenarios.
How to Alley-Oop in NBA 2K24
The alley-oop is a basketball play where one player throws the ball near the basket, only for a teammate to jump, catch the ball in mid-air, and score in a single motion. In NBA 2K24, mastering this move can give players a significant advantage, both in style and points. Whether you’re new to the game or looking to refine your skills, this guide is here to help.
The best way to learn to alley-oop in NBA 2K24 is head into practice mode and start drilling:
- Accessing the 2KU Learning Area:
- From the main menu, navigate to ‘Play Now’.
- Move your left stick across to find the ‘2KU’ option and select it.
- Under ‘Tutorial,’ you’ll find various lessons, including those focused on alley-oops.
- Standard Alley-Oop:
- To execute, double-tap ‘Y’ (or ‘Triangle’ on PlayStation).
- Use the left stick to select the receiver.
- As the ball approaches the player, a timer will appear. Press the ‘X’ button (or ‘Square’ on PlayStation) as it aligns with the arrow for a clean alley-oop.
- Alley-Oop to Self:
- Run towards the hoop and double-tap ‘Y’ (or ‘Triangle’ on PlayStation).
- As you approach the basket, press the ‘X’ button (or ‘Square’ on PlayStation) to finish the move.
- Bounce Pass Alley-Oop:
- Wait for your teammate to make a run.
- Press ‘A’ and ‘B’ simultaneously (or ‘X’ and ‘Circle’ on PlayStation) while moving the left stick towards the receiver.
- Moving Off the Ball:
- If you’re not in possession but want to finish the alley-oop, run forward.
- As the ball approaches, a timer will appear. Press the ‘X’ button (or ‘Square’ on PlayStation) as it aligns with the arrow.
The alley-oop is not just a show-stopping move in NBA 2K24; it’s a testament to timing, coordination, and skill. By practicing and mastering the techniques outlined above, players can add a dynamic and exciting element to their gameplay. So, hit the court, sync up with your teammates, and let those alley-oops fly!
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