When playing any sports video game, it’s important to have fun. And one of the best ways to do so, is by tapping into all the various, creative forms of scoring and succeeding in the game, something that really comes to life in NBA 2K23.
The alley-oop play is a prime example of just that and represents one of the many unique ways you can score. Commonly used off pick-and-roll plays, the alley-oop when mastered is not only a flashy scoring method that’s fun to pull off, but is also a difficult one for defenders to disrupt.
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It’s always helpful to have a strong set of dunk specialists on your team when attempting to maximize this move. But as long as the timing is right and throw directed properly, just about anyone you play with can deliver an alley-oop finish.
With that said, let’s check out all the controls for how to execute an alley-oop pass in NBA 2K23.
NBA 2K23 – How To Do An Alley-oop Pass
PlayStation: Double Tap Triangle. Use LS To Select Receiver.
Xbox: Double Tap Y. Use LS To Select Receiver.
PC: Tap NumPad 3
Additional Tips: When trying out the alley-oop play in NBA 2K23, the direction of your LS will be key to where your lob will be thrown. If it’s slightly of by any means, the alley-oop could be botched and you could turnover the ball as result.
Moreover, the proximity between you and the player you’re throwing the ball to will play a factor in whether you will be able to execute the alley-oop. The further away you are from the player you’re trying to pass to, the more challenging it will be to successfully pull it off.
When trying these moves out, we recommend you give them a go with the best rated players in the game so you can get a good feel for what to expect when using them during a game that matters.
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