NBA 2K22 Controls

All of the controls in NBA 2K22 for XBOX One and PS4

NBA 2K22 controls will be listed here when the game releases on September 10th, 2022

PS4 Controls:

Shooting | Dribbling | Passing | Post Offense | Off-Ball Offense | Advanced Offense | Defense | Off-Ball Defense | Advanced Defense | On-The-Fly-Coaching

XBOX ONE Controls:

Shooting | Dribbling | Passing | Post Offense | Off-Ball Offense | Advanced Offense | Defense | Off-Ball Defense | Advanced Defense | On-The-Fly-Coaching

PS4 Controls

Shooting

Jump ShotPress and hold Square then release OR
Move and hold Right Stick straight down then release
Free ThrowPress and hold Square then release OR
Move and hold Right Stick straight down then release
Normal LayupPress and hold Square then release OR
Move and hold Right Stick straight down then release
Runner / FloaterMove and hold Right Stick down while driving in close range
Reverse LayupMove and hold Right Stick right while driving along the right baseline
Euro Step LayupDouble tap Square while driving while holding Left Stick toward the off hand OR
Move and hold Right Stick down left while driving with ball in right hand
Cradle LayupDouble tap Square while driving while holding Left Stick toward the ball hand OR
Move and hold Right Stick down right while driving with the ball in right hand
Two-Hand DunkR2 + move and hold Right Stick up while driving
Dominant or Off-Hand DunkR2 + move and hold Right Stick left or right. The Right Stick direction determines the dunking hand
Aggressive Skill DunkR2 + move and hold Right Stick down while driving in close range, release Right Stick to finish the dunk
Pump FakeTap Square
Hop GatherR2 + move and hold Right Stick down left or right OR
Tap Square while driving with Left Stick deflected left or right
Spin GatherHold R2 + double tap Square OR
Rotate Right Stick clockwise then hold while driving with ball in right hand
Half Spin GatherRotate Right Stick in a quarter-circle from right to up then hold while driving with ball in right hand
Step ThroughAt close range, pump fake, then press and release Square OR
Pump fake, then move and hold Right Stick in any direction before the pump fake ends
PutbackPress Square when attempting an offensive rebound

Dribbling

SprintHold R2 + move Left Stick in any direction
Signature Size-upQuickly move and release Right Stick in various directions and speeds to perfrm special signature size-up combo moves
Signature ComboR2 + move Right Stick up then quickly release to trigger a combo (must be equipped in Signature Animations if playing in The Neighborhood)
In and OutMove Right Stick up right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
HesitationMove Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Hesitation EscapeR2 + move Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
CrossoverMove Right Stick up then quickly release
Crossover EscapeR2 + move Right Stick up left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Between Legs CrossMove Right Stick left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Between Legs EscapeR2 + move Right Stick left then quickly release while stand dribbling in right hand
Behind the BackMove Right Stick down left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Behind the Back EscapeR2 + move Right Stick down left then quickly release while stand dribbling in right hand
StepbackMove Right Stick down then quickly release
Stepback EscapeR2 + Move Right Stick down then quickly release
SpinRotate Right Stick clockwise then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Half SpinRotate Right Stick in a quarter-circle from right to up then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Hard Stop / StutterTap L2 while driving for a quick change of speed to break a defender off and set up an open shot. It's also useful for freezing them for a stop-and-go blowby to the hoop
Hold Off DefendersHolding L2 allows you to use your body to shield off defenders while dribbling. Use it against trailing defenders to prevent them from getting around you, making it easier to finish at the rim
Triple Threat Side JabMove Right Stick right then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Front JabMove Right Stick up right then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Small JabMove Right Stick up right (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Mid-StepoverMove Right Stick up left then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Full-StepoverMove Right Stick left then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Pump FakeMove Right Stick down then quickly release
Triple Threat Side HesitationR2 + move Right Stick left or right then quickly release
Triple Threat Attack HesitationR2 + move Right Stick up left or up right then quickly release
Triple Threat Start DribbleR2 + move Right Stick up then quickly release
Triple Threat StepbackR2 + move Right Stick down then quickly release
Triple Threat Spin-OutRotate Right Stick clockwise then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Cross Spin-OutRotate Right Stick counter-clockwise then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)

Passing

Normal PassPress X to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Bounce PassPress Circle to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Lob PassPress Triangle to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Skip PassHold X to target a receiver farther away
Fake PassPress Triangle + Circle while standing or driving to the hoop
Jump PassPress Square + X while standing or driving to the hoop
Icon PassPress R1 then press the action button of the desired receiver. Use Left Stick to lead the receiver in any direction
Flashy PassDouble tap Circle to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Alley-oopDouble tap Triangle to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Alley-oop to SelfDouble tap Triangle + move Left Stick toward the hoop
Lead to Basket PassPress and hold Triangle to make the selected receiver cut to the basket. Release Triangle to pass
Full Receiver ControlPress and hold Circle to freely move the selected receiver with Left Stick. Release Circle to pass.(Full Receiver Control must be enabled in Controller Settings.)
Touch PassPress X before the initial receiver gets the ball. Use Left Stick to select second receiver
Pro Stick PassPress and hold R1 + move Right Stick in the desired pass direction
Give and GoPress and hold X until the receiver catches the ball. While keeping X held, use the Left Stick to move the initial passer, then release X to get the ball back
Rolling InboundPress Triangle during baseline inbounds when no defenders are present

Defense

Player SwapPress X to controler another defender that's close to the ball
Intense-DPress and hold L2 to get into a low defensive stance
BlockPress Triangle when near the shooter
StealPress Square when near the dribbler or while in the passing lane
Crowd DribblerPress and hold L2 and move Left Stick toward the dribbler
Fast ShufflePress and hold L2 + R2, move Left Stick in any direction
Hands UpMove and hold Right Stick up
Hands OutMove and hold Right Stick left or right to defend the pass lane
Shot ContestMove Right Stick up then quickly release
Onball StealMove Right Stick down then quickly release
Vertical ContestHold Left Stick away from the shooter and press Triangle
Swat BlockHold R2 and press Triangle
Take ChargePress and hold Circle
FlopDouble tap Circle
Post Pull ChairMove Left Stick away from the post ball handler, then quickly release (while being backed down)
Icon SwapPress R1 then press the action button of the desired defender to take control of them

Post Offense

Enter and Leave PostPress and hold L2 to post up. Release L2 to leave the post and faceup
Post PivotPress and hold L2 to post up. Move Left Stick in any direction then quickly release (while holding the ball)
Drive to KeyHold L2 to post up. Hold R2 + Left Stick toward the key then quickly release L2
Drive to BaselineHold L2 to post up. Hold R2 + Left Stick toward the baseline then quickly release L2
DropstepHold L2 to post up. Move and hold Left Stick left or right toward the hoop then tap Square
Spin or DriveHold L2 to post up. Then, rotate Right Stick to either shoulder
Switch FacingHold L2 to post up. Move Right Stick up then quickly release
Spin or Drive StepbackHold L2 to post up. Hold R2 and move Right Stick left or right then quickly release
Jab StepbackHold L2 to post up. Hold R2 and move Right Stick up then quickly release
Straight StepbackHold L2 to post up. Hold R2 and move Right Stick down then quickly release
Aggressive BackdownHold L2 to post up. Hold R2 + Left Stick toward the defender
Avoid StealHold L2 to post up. Move Right Stick down and quickly release (while holding the ball)
Post LayupHold L2 to post up. Move Left Stick toward the hoop + hold Right Stick up left or up right
Post HookHold L2 to post up. With Left Stick neutral, move and hold Right Stick up left or up right
Post FadeHold L2 to post up. Move and hold Right Stick left or right away from the hoop
Post Shimmy HookHold L2 to post up. With Left Stick neutral, hold R2 + move and hold Right Stick up left or up right
Post Shimmy FadeHold L2 to post up. With Left Stick neutral, hold R2 + move and hold Right Stick down left or down right
Post HopHold L2 to post up. Move and hold Left Stick left, right, or down then tap Square
Post Pump FakeHold L2 to post up. Move Right Stick in any direction then quickly release (while holding the ball)
Post Up and UnderHold L2 to post up. Use Right Stick to pump fake, then let go of L2 and quickly move and hold Right Stick again before the pump fake ends
Post Dunk AttemptHold L2 to post up. Hold R2 and move Left Stick + Right Stick up

Off-Ball Offense

Jump BallPress Triangle or move Right Stick in any direction to jump for the ball
Call for BallPress X to have the teammate pass you the ball
Call for Alley-oopDouble tap Triangle while cutting toward the hoop
Finish Alley-oopPress Square or move and hold Right Stick in any direction when receiving an alley-oop pass
Set ScreenPress and hold Circle
Call for ScreenPress L1 to have a teammate set a pick
Offball JukeMove Right Stick left or right then quickly release
Offball SpinRotate Right Stick clockwise or counter-clockwise
Offball Get OpenPerform a Juke or Spin move, then hold R2 + Left Stick in any direction
PutbackPress Square or move and hold Right Stick in any direction while the ball is in the air
Post EngageHold L2 when near a defender
Post SpinHold L2 to post up. Rotate Right Stick to either shoulder
Post PushHold L2 to post up. Move Left Stick toward the defender
Post TransitionHold L2 to post up. Move Right Stick toward the dribbler or the hoop
Post Fight for PositionHold L2 to post up. Move Right Stick up or down when the defensive player attempts to transition
Post DisengageRelease L2 or move Left Stick away from the defender
Post Walk DownMove Left Stick and Right Stick toward the defender

Off-Ball Defense

Box Out OpponentHold L2 when near an opponent after the ball has been shot
ReboundPress Triangle after the ball hits the rim when a shot is missed
BumpHold L2 while impeding the path of the offensive player
Deny Hands OutMove and hold Right Stick in any direction when near an opponent
Deny EngageMHold L2 when near an opponent while out in the perimeter
Post Up EngageHold L2 when near an opponent while inside near the basket
Post PushHold L2 to engage in the post. Move Left Stick toward the offensive player
Post Pull ChairHold L2 to engage in the post. Move Right Stick in the same direction the offensive player is pushing
Post TransitionHold L2 to engage in the post. Move Right Stick up, down, left, or right
Post Fight for PositionHold L2 to engage in the post. Move Right Stick up or down when the offensive player attempts to transition
Post Steal Entry PassHold L2 to engage in the post. Press Square as the ball is being passed in
Post DisengageMove Left Stick away from the offensive player
Dive For Loose BallRepeatedly press Square while chasing down a loose ball

Advanced Offense

Call TimeoutClick Touchpad while on offense
Positional PlaycallingPress L1 then R1, then press the teammate's action button. Follow the on-screen overlay to choose a play from the menu
2K Smart PlaycallingPress D-Pad left and select 2K Smart Play to call quick plays and team-specific dynamic plays tailored to the situation and personnel on the floor
Post UpPress L1 and select Post Up to use your team's best post scorer
Quick IsolationPress L1 and select Isolation to use your team's best isolation scorer
Dynamic Quick PlayPress Left on the D-Pad and then choose between two available Dynamic Quick Plays
Pick Control BasicPress and hold L1 to have a teammate set a pick
Pick Control SidePress and hold L1. Use Left Stick to choose the pick side
Pick Control Roll or FadePress and hold L1. Use R1 to choose Roll or Fade
Slip Screen and Early FadeOnce a pick is called, press L1 again at any time before the screener gets hit to have them Slip or Fade early
Icon Pick ControlPress L1 then R1, then press and hold the teammate's action button to have them set the screen
Running BaselineAfter a made basket, the player inbounding the ball may move along the baseline. Hold L2 and use Right Stick to move the inbounder

Advanced Defense

Intentional FoulPress and hold Square when near the ball handler
Double TeamPress and hold L1
Icon Double TeamPress L1, then press the desired double teamer's action button
Team Intentional FoulPress Back button to have the entire team attempt to foul the ball handler
Defensive Pressure AdjustmentsPress L1, then press the action button of desired defender. Select a defensive strategy from the menu

On-The-Fly-Coaching

Offensive Game PlanPress Right D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
Defensive Game PlanPress Right D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
SubstitutionsPress Down D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to sub in desired players
Offensive StrategiesPress Left D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
Defensive SetsPress Left D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
Gameplay HUDPress Up D-Pad to view the currently controlled player's stats and skill grades

Takeover

Activating TakeoverThe Takeover meter builds up or diminishes based on your player's performance on the court. Doing actions specific to your archetype contribute more than others. When the meter reaches the Takeover threshold, press Right Stick button to activate it. For NBA players, Takeover activates automatically
Takeover: Heat CheckPressing L1 on offense or defense will show the Takeover icons for each player on the court to help you identify their archetypes. You can also use this to see your teammates' Takeover status

XBOX ONE Controls

Shooting

Jump ShotPress and hold X then release OR
Move and hold Right Stick straight down then release
Free ThrowPress and hold X then release OR
Move and hold Right Stick straight down then release
Normal LayupPress and hold X then release OR
Move and hold Right Stick straight down then release
Runner / FloaterMove and hold Right Stick down while driving in close range
Reverse LayupMove and hold Right Stick right while driving along the right baseline
Euro Step LayupDouble tap X while driving while holding Left Stick toward the off hand OR
Move and hold Right Stick down left while driving with ball in right hand
Cradle LayupDouble tap X while driving while holding Left Stick toward the ball hand OR
Move and hold Right Stick down right while driving with the ball in right hand
Two-Hand DunkRT + move and hold Right Stick up while driving
Dominant or Off-Hand DunkRT + move and hold Right Stick left or right. The Right Stick direction determines the dunking hand
Aggressive Skill DunkRT + move and hold Right Stick down while driving in close range, release Right Stick to finish the dunk
Pump FakeTap X
Hop GatherRT + move and hold Right Stick down left or right OR
Tap X while driving with Left Stick deflected left or right
Spin GatherHold RT + double tap X OR
Rotate Right Stick clockwise then hold while driving with ball in right hand
Half Spin GatherRotate Right Stick in a quarter-circle from right to up then hold while driving with ball in right hand
Step ThroughAt close range, pump fake, then press and release X OR
Pump fake, then move and hold Right Stick in any direction before the pump fake ends
PutbackPress X when attempting an offensive rebound

Dribbling

SprintHold RT + move Left Stick in any direction
Signature Size-upQuickly move and release Right Stick in various directions and speeds to perfrm special signature size-up combo moves
Signature ComboRT + move Right Stick up then quickly release to trigger a combo (must be equipped in Signature Animations if playing in The Neighborhood)
In and OutMove Right Stick up right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
HesitationMove Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Hesitation EscapeRT + move Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
CrossoverMove Right Stick up then quickly release
Crossover EscapeRT + move Right Stick up left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Between Legs CrossMove Right Stick left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Between Legs EscapeRT + move Right Stick left then quickly release while stand dribbling in right hand
Behind the BackMove Right Stick down left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Behind the Back EscapeRT + move Right Stick down left then quickly release while stand dribbling in right hand
StepbackMove Right Stick down then quickly release
Stepback EscapeRT + Move Right Stick down then quickly release
SpinRotate Right Stick clockwise then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Half SpinRotate Right Stick in a quarter-circle from right to up then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Hard Stop / StutterTap LT while driving for a quick change of speed to break a defender off and set up an open shot. It's also useful for freezing them for a stop-and-go blowby to the hoop
Hold Off DefendersHolding LT allows you to use your body to shield off defenders while dribbling. Use it against trailing defenders to prevent them from getting around you, making it easier to finish at the rim
Triple Threat Side JabMove Right Stick right then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Front JabMove Right Stick up right then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Small JabMove Right Stick up right (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Mid-StepoverMove Right Stick up left then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Full-StepoverMove Right Stick left then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Pump FakeMove Right Stick down then quickly release
Triple Threat Side HesitationRT + move Right Stick left or right then quickly release
Triple Threat Attack HesitationRT + move Right Stick up left or up right then quickly release
Triple Threat Start DribbleRT + move Right Stick up then quickly release
Triple Threat StepbackRT + move Right Stick down then quickly release
Triple Threat Spin-OutRotate Right Stick clockwise then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)
Triple Threat Cross Spin-OutRotate Right Stick counter-clockwise then quickly release (with left pivot foot established)

Passing

Normal PassPress A to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Bounce PassPressBto pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Lob PassPress Y to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Skip PassHold A to target a receiver farther away
Fake PassPress Y +Bwhile standing or driving to the hoop
Jump PassPress X + A while standing or driving to the hoop
Icon PassPress RB then press the action button of the desired receiver. Use Left Stick to lead the receiver in any direction
Flashy PassDouble tapBto pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Alley-oopDouble tap Y to pass. Use Left Stick to select receiver
Alley-oop to SelfDouble tap Y + move Left Stick toward the hoop
Lead to Basket PassPress and hold Y to make the selected receiver cut to the basket. Release Y to pass
Full Receiver ControlPress and holdBto freely move the selected receiver with Left Stick. ReleaseBto pass.(Full Receiver Control must be enabled in Controller Settings.)
Touch PassPress A before the initial receiver gets the ball. Use Left Stick to select second receiver
Pro Stick PassPress and hold RB + move Right Stick in the desired pass direction
Give and GoPress and hold A until the receiver catches the ball. While keeping A held, use the Left Stick to move the initial passer, then release A to get the ball back
Rolling InboundPress Y during baseline inbounds when no defenders are present

Defense

Player SwapPress A to controler another defender that's close to the ball
Intense-DPress and hold LT to get into a low defensive stance
BlockPress Y when near the shooter
StealPress X when near the dribbler or while in the passing lane
Crowd DribblerPress and hold LT and move Left Stick toward the dribbler
Fast ShufflePress and hold LT + RT, move Left Stick in any direction
Hands UpMove and hold Right Stick up
Hands OutMove and hold Right Stick left or right to defend the pass lane
Shot ContestMove Right Stick up then quickly release
Onball StealMove Right Stick down then quickly release
Vertical ContestHold Left Stick away from the shooter and press Y
Swat BlockHold RT and press Y
Take ChargePress and hold B
FlopDouble tap B
Post Pull ChairMove Left Stick away from the post ball handler, then quickly release (while being backed down)
Icon SwapPress RB then press the action button of the desired defender to take control of them

Post Offense

Enter and Leave PostPress and hold LT to post up. Release LT to leave the post and faceup
Post PivotPress and hold LT to post up. Move Left Stick in any direction then quickly release (while holding the ball)
Drive to KeyHold LT to post up. Hold RT + Left Stick toward the key then quickly release LT
Drive to BaselineHold LT to post up. Hold RT + Left Stick toward the baseline then quickly release LT
DropstepHold LT to post up. Move and hold Left Stick left or right toward the hoop then tap X
Spin or DriveHold LT to post up. Then, rotate Right Stick to either shoulder
Switch FacingHold LT to post up. Move Right Stick up then quickly release
Spin or Drive StepbackHold LT to post up. Hold RT and move Right Stick left or right then quickly release
Jab StepbackHold LT to post up. Hold RT and move Right Stick up then quickly release
Straight StepbackHold LT to post up. Hold RT and move Right Stick down then quickly release
Aggressive BackdownHold LT to post up. Hold RT + Left Stick toward the defender
Avoid StealHold LT to post up. Move Right Stick down and quickly release (while holding the ball)
Post LayupHold LT to post up. Move Left Stick toward the hoop + hold Right Stick up left or up right
Post HookHold LT to post up. With Left Stick neutral, move and hold Right Stick up left or up right
Post FadeHold LT to post up. Move and hold Right Stick left or right away from the hoop
Post Shimmy HookHold LT to post up. With Left Stick neutral, hold RT + move and hold Right Stick up left or up right
Post Shimmy FadeHold LT to post up. With Left Stick neutral, hold RT + move and hold Right Stick down left or down right
Post HopHold LT to post up. Move and hold Left Stick left, right, or down then tap X
Post Pump FakeHold LT to post up. Move Right Stick in any direction then quickly release (while holding the ball)
Post Up and UnderHold LT to post up. Use Right Stick to pump fake, then let go of LT and quickly move and hold Right Stick again before the pump fake ends
Post Dunk AttemptHold LT to post up. Hold RT and move Left Stick + Right Stick up

Off-Ball Offense

Jump BallPress Y or move Right Stick in any direction to jump for the ball
Call for BallPress A to have the teammate pass you the ball
Call for Alley-oopDouble tap Y while cutting toward the hoop
Finish Alley-oopPress X or move and hold Right Stick in any direction when receiving an alley-oop pass
Set ScreenPress and hold B
Call for ScreenPress LB to have a teammate set a pick
Offball JukeMove Right Stick left or right then quickly release
Offball SpinRotate Right Stick clockwise or counter-clockwise
Offball Get OpenPerform a Juke or Spin move, then hold RT + Left Stick in any direction
PutbackPress X or move and hold Right Stick in any direction while the ball is in the air
Post EngageHold LT when near a defender
Post SpinHold LT to post up. Rotate Right Stick to either shoulder
Post PushHold LT to post up. Move Left Stick toward the defender
Post TransitionHold LT to post up. Move Right Stick toward the dribbler or the hoop
Post Fight for PositionHold LT to post up. Move Right Stick up or down when the defensive player attempts to transition
Post DisengageRelease LT or move Left Stick away from the defender
Post Walk DownMove Left Stick and Right Stick toward the defender

Off-Ball Defense

Box Out OpponentHold LT when near an opponent after the ball has been shot
ReboundPress Y after the ball hits the rim when a shot is missed
BumpHold LT while impeding the path of the offensive player
Deny Hands OutMove and hold Right Stick in any direction when near an opponent
Deny EngageMHold LT when near an opponent while out in the perimeter
Post Up EngageHold LT when near an opponent while inside near the basket
Post PushHold LT to engage in the post. Move Left Stick toward the offensive player
Post Pull ChairHold LT to engage in the post. Move Right Stick in the same direction the offensive player is pushing
Post TransitionHold LT to engage in the post. Move Right Stick up, down, left, or right
Post Fight for PositionHold LT to engage in the post. Move Right Stick up or down when the offensive player attempts to transition
Post Steal Entry PassHold LT to engage in the post. Press X as the ball is being passed in
Post DisengageMove Left Stick away from the offensive player
Dive For Loose BallRepeatedly press X while chasing down a loose ball

Advanced Offense

Call TimeoutClick Touchpad while on offense
Positional PlaycallingPress LB then RB, then press the teammate's action button. Follow the on-screen overlay to choose a play from the menu
2K Smart PlaycallingPress D-Pad left and select 2K Smart Play to call quick plays and team-specific dynamic plays tailored to the situation and personnel on the floor
Post UpPress LB and select Post Up to use your team's best post scorer
Quick IsolationPress LB and select Isolation to use your team's best isolation scorer
Dynamic Quick PlayPress Left on the D-Pad and then choose between two available Dynamic Quick Plays
Pick Control BasicPress and hold LB to have a teammate set a pick
Pick Control SidePress and hold LB. Use Left Stick to choose the pick side
Pick Control Roll or FadePress and hold LB. Use RB to choose Roll or Fade
Slip Screen and Early FadeOnce a pick is called, press LB again at any time before the screener gets hit to have them Slip or Fade early
Icon Pick ControlPress LB then RB, then press and hold the teammate's action button to have them set the screen
Running BaselineAfter a made basket, the player inbounding the ball may move along the baseline. Hold LT and use Right Stick to move the inbounder

Advanced Defense

Intentional FoulPress and hold X when near the ball handler
Double TeamPress and hold LB
Icon Double TeamPress LB, then press the desired double teamer's action button
Team Intentional FoulPress Back button to have the entire team attempt to foul the ball handler
Defensive Pressure AdjustmentsPress LB, then press the action button of desired defender. Select a defensive strategy from the menu

On-The-Fly-Coaching

Offensive Game PlanPress Right D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
Defensive Game PlanPress Right D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
SubstitutionsPress Down D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to sub in desired players
Offensive StrategiesPress Left D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
Defensive SetsPress Left D-Pad to bring up the menu. Follow the on-screen overlay to select desired options
Gameplay HUDPress Up D-Pad to view the currently controlled player's stats and skill grades

Takeover

Activating TakeoverThe Takeover meter builds up or diminishes based on your player's performance on the court. Doing actions specific to your archetype contribute more than others. When the meter reaches the Takeover threshold, press Right Stick button to activate it. For NBA players, Takeover activates automatically
Takeover: Heat CheckPressing LB on offense or defense will show the Takeover icons for each player on the court to help you identify their archetypes. You can also use this to see your teammates' Takeover status
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