In this guide, we will give you an overview of all PS / Xbox controls and commands for a successful entry into the latest basketball simulation game NBA 2K17.
The basic controls and commands are explained and understood very quickly, but for almost every action there are adjustment possibilities and options to make them more effective. But let's start with the basic control:
Move - Left stick
Dribbling, throwing and ball control - Right stick
Sprint - R2 / RT
Post Up - L2 / LT
Change targeted player - Hold R1 / RB
Icon pass - R1 / RB
Pick Control - L1 / LB
Pass - X / A
Throwing, Lay Up / Bounce Pass - Circle / B
Pump Fake - Square / X
Open / Close Interface (HUD) - Up Arrow (Dpad up)
Offensive strategy - Left arrow (Dpad Left)
Setting priorities / Points of emphasis - Right Arrow (Dpad Right)
Substitutions - Down arrow (Dpad Down)
Intentional Foul / out - Select
Pause / Menu - Menu
Steal, hands up, physical game - Right stick
Improved Defense / Intense D - L2 / LT
Defensive strategies - tap L1 / LB
Double team - hold L1 / LB
Change (swap) player - X / A
Steal - Square / X
Block / Rebound - Triangle / Y
Hands up defensive - Move Right Stick upwards and left stick towards the enemy.
Shot contest - Move Rights Stick toward the pitcher.
Vertical contest - Move Left Stick from away opponents and then Triangle / Y.
Take charge - Hold Circle / B
Double team - L1 / LB
Bump (ram opponents easily) - L2 / LT hold in the way of the attacker.
Post Up / ball denial (opponents in the post) - Hold L2 / LT and left stick towards the enemy.
Offensive / Shooting in NBA 2K17
Jump shot - Right stick
Spin gather - R2 and tap twice square / RT and tap X.
Hop gather - Square / X and the direction determined with the left stick.
Reverse Lay Up - During the Drives hold the right stick toward baseline.
Runner - Hold right stick from the basket while the drives.
Euro Step - Square / X twice tapping during Drives.
Flashy Dunk - Press R2 / RT hold and move away from the basket (hoop).
Dominant / Off-Hand Dunk - Hold R2 / RT and the left stick in the direction of the off-hand.
Pump Fake - Start a jump shot, then release the right stick quickly
Step through - Pump Fake and then press the right stick before the Pump Fake ends.
Putback Dunk / Lay Up - Move and hold the right stick in the direction of offensive rebounds.
Passing in NBA 2K17
Normal pass - Move the left stick to the direction of the recipient, press X / A
Bounce pass - Circle / B
High (Overhead) pass - Triangle / Y
Lead to basket - Triangle / Y hold and release when the ball is to be played.
Flashy pass - Tap twice Circle / B quickly.
Dribble Pitch / handoff - Circle / B hold and release when the ball is to be played.
Fake pass - Press Triangle / Y and then circle / B.
Jump pass - Square - X, / X - A
Alley Oop - Tap twice Triangle / Y
Give and Go - X / A hold and release, when the ball is coming back.
Rolling inbound - Triangle / Y during baseline inbounds.
Pro Stick Pass - move R1 / RB and the right stick.
Dribble Moves in NBA 2K17
In and Out - R2 / RT and move the right stick toward the basket move.
Hesitation (fast) - Moves the right stick in the direction of the ball leading hand and then let go.
Hesitation (escape) - Press R2 / RT and the right stick in the direction of the ball leading hand and then let go.
Rhythm Dribbling - Move the right stick in the direction of the basket / hoop and then let go quickly.
Crossover - Move the right stick toward your free hand and then let go.
Crossover (escape) - Press R2 / RT and the right stick in the direction of the free hand and release.
Step Back - Press R2 / RT and move the right stick from the basket away.
Spin - Rotate the right stick in a full circle and makes sure which hand the ball is straight.
Half spin - Rotate the right stick a quarter-circle of the ball hand to the basket and then back.
Triple Threat Step Back - Press R2 / RT and move the right stick from the basket away.
Triple Threat Spinout - Turn right stick and then set it back.
Triple Threat Jab - Move the right stick to left or right and let it go.
Triple Threat Combo - Move the right stick toward the basket and let it go quickly.
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