NBA 2K22 Player Animation Requirements (Current Gen)

September 9th, 2020

MyCareer animation requirements for current gen. Next gen will be coming soon.

Jump Shot Speed

TBD

Dribble Move Animations / Playmaking Moves

Dribble Style

  • Base - No requirements

  • Big - Above 6'10"

  • Fundamental - No requirements

  • Power - 65 Speed With Ball

  • Quick - 75 Speed With Ball, Below 6'10"

  • Shifty - 75 Speed With Ball, Below 6'10"

  • Slasher - 75 Speed With Ball, Below 6'10"

  • Kobe Bryant - 80 Speed With Ball, Below 6'10"

  • James Harden - 75 Speed With Ball, Below 6'10"

  • Kyrie Irving - 85 Speed With Ball, Below 6'5"

  • Lebron James - 75 Speed With Ball, Below 6'10"

  • Jason Kidd - 80 Speed With Ball, Below 6'5"

  • Damian Lillard - 85 Speed With Ball, Below 6'5"

  • Steve Nash - 80 Speed With Ball, Below 6'5"

  • John Stockton - 75 Speed With Ball, Below 6'5"

  • Jerry West - 65 Speed With Ball, Below 6'5"

  • Russell Westbrook - 75 Speed With Ball, Below 6'5"

  • Seimone Augustus - No requirements

  • Chelsea Gray - No requirements

  • Arike Ogunbowale - No requirements

Moving Crossovers

  • Basic, Normal - No Requirements

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Lebron James, Kawhi Leonard - 70 Ball Handle

  • Pro, Vince Carter, Michael Jordan, Jason Tatum - 75 Ball Handle

  • Steph Curry - 80 Ball Handle, below 6'10"

  • Chris Paul - 80 Ball Handle

Moving Stepbacks

  • Basic, Normal - No requirements

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jimmy Butler, Vince Carter, Kawhi Leonard - 70 Ball Handle

  • Pro, Jason Tatum, Kemba Walker - 75 Ball Handle

  • Chris Paul - 75 Ball Handle, below 6'10"

  • Kyrie Irving, John Wall - 80 Ball Handle, below 6'10"

Moving Spins

  • Basic, Normal - No requirements

  • Anthony Davis, Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins - 70 Ball Handle

  • Pro, Jimmy Butler, Nikola Jokic, Kawhi Leonard, Jason Tatum - 75 Ball Handle

  • Kobe Bryant - 80 Ball Handle, below 6'10"

Moving Behind The Backs

  • Basic, Normal - No requirements

  • Pro, Scottie Pippen, Andrew Wiggins - 75 Ball Handle

  • Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard - 75 Ball Handle, below 6'10"

  • Luka Doncic, Kawhi Leonard - 80 Ball Handle

Moving Hesitations

  • Basic, Normal - No requirements

  • Larry Bird, Scottie Pippen - 70 Ball Handle

  • Pro, Luka Doncic, Rajon Rondo - 75 Ball Handle

  • Kevin Durant - 80 Ball Handle

  • James Harden, John Wall - 80 Ball Handle, below 6'10"

Layup Package Animations

Layup package requirements are unchanged in NBA 2K21.

  • Default Small - No requirements

  • Default Swing - No requirements

  • Default Big - Above 6'10"

  • Circus - 80 Driving Layup, below 6'10"

  • Dominant Big - 80 Driving Layup, above 6'10"

  • Float Specialist - 70 Driving Layup, below 6'10"

  • Fundamental - No requirements

  • Long Athlete - 70 Driving Layup

  • Steph Curry - 85 Driving Layup, below 6'5"

  • George Gervin - 70 Driving Layup

  • James Harden - 80 Driving Layup, below 6'10

  • Kyrie Irving - 85 Driving Layup, below 6'5

  • Lebron James - 80 Driving Layup, below 6'10

  • Michael Jordan - 85 Driving Layup, below 6'10

  • Ben Simmons - 60 Driving Layup

  • Russell Westbrook - 80 Driving Layup, below 6'10

Contact Dunk Package Animations

Dunk package requirements are unchanged in NBA 2K21.

  • Pro Contact Dunks - 84 Driving Dunk

  • Elite Contact Dunks - 92 Driving Dunk

  • Small Contact Dunks - 86 Driving Dunk, below 6'5"

  • Pro Big Man Contact Dunks - 80 Driving Dunk, 6'10" and above

  • Elite Big Man Contact Dunks - 90 Standing Dunk, 6'10" and above

Alley-Oop Package Animations

  • Pro Alley-Oop - Driving Dunk 70

  • Elite Alley-Oop - Driving Dunk 85

Park Dunks

  • Park Dunks - 70 Driving Dunk, Rep Level Required

  • Elite Park Dunks (Jordan Kilganon and Jordan Southerland) - Driving Dunk 90, below 6'10"

Park Alley Oops

  • Park Alley-Oop Flashy - Driving Dunk 70

  • Park Alley-Oop Reverses - Driving Dunk 75

  • Park Alley-Oop Windmills - Driving Dunk 80

  • Park Alley-Oop 360s - Driving Dunk 85

  • Park Alley-Oop Under Leg - Driving Dunk 85

  • Jordan Kilganon Alley-Oop - Driving Dunk 90, below 6'10"