NBA 2K16 Basic and Advanced Controls for PS4 and XboxOne

PS4 and XboxOne are the two major platforms for most NBA 2K series fans to play, the gamepad has a great advantages than tranditional keyboard for PC, but for most newbie, it is diffcult to know the NBA 2K16 controls for PS4 and XboxOne. comparing to NBA 2K15 or even the former series. NBA 2K16 Controls has a lot of significant changes, which has been made to the controls for “NBA 2K16 ” but the changes will hopefully give gamers better control over the players.

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Here is the Basic and Advanced Controls for PS4 and XboxOne, the PS4 and XboxOne has only the different names of buttons.

Basic Controls

Left Stick: Move Player
Pro Stick(Right Stick): Dribble Moves/Shooting/Passing
L2/LT: Post Up
R2/RT: Sprint.
L2/LB: Call Play (tap)/ Pick Control (hold)
R1/RB: Icon Pass
X/A: Pass/Touch Pass
Circle/B: Bounce Pass (tap)/Flashy Pass (double tap)
Square/X: Shoot (tap for Pump Fake/Hop, double tap for Spin Gather)
Triangle/Y: Lob Pass (tap)/Alley-Oop (double tap)
up on D-Pad: 2K Smart Play
right on D-Pad: Points Of Emphasis
left on D-Pad: Quick Plays/ Offensive Strategies
Basic Defense:
X/A: Player Swap (closest to ball)
Circle/B: Take Charge
Square/X: Steal
Triangle/Y: Block/Rebound
Right on D-Pad: Points of Emphasis
Left on D-Pad: Defensive Sets
Down on D-Pad: Substitutions

Shooting:

Jump Shot: Move and hold the shot stick in any direction (toward hoop for bank shot)
Stepback Jumper: Move and hold the shot stick away from hoop
Hop Gather: Press Square/X while driving (left stick determines direction of hop)
Spin Gather: Double tap Square/X while standing or driving
Putback Dunk/Layup: Move & hold the shot stick in any direction during an offensive rebound.
Dominant/Off-Hand Dunk: R2/RT + Move and hold the shot stick left or right to with that hand (while driving) // HoopsVilla.com
Mid-Air Change Shot: Start dunk/layup, move the right stick in any direction while in the air
Pump Fake: Start a jump shot, then quickly release the shot stick
Step Through: Pump fake then press and hold the shot stick before pump fake ends
Euro Step Layup: Move and hold the shot stick away from hoop left/right (while driving) toward hoop.
2-Hand Dunk: R2/RT + Move and hold the shot stick toward hoop (while driving)
Flashy Dunk: R2/RT + Move and hold the shot stick away from hoop (while driving)
Runner Floater: Move and hold the shot stick away from hoop (while driving close)
Normal Layup: Move and hold the shot stick toward hoop while driving (right stick direction determines finish hand)
Reverse Layup: Move and hold the shot stick toward the baseline (while driving baseline)

Dribbling:

Crossover: Move the right stick toward off hand, then quickly release
Between Legs Cross: Move the right stick between off hand and player’s back, then quickly release
Behind Back: Move the right stick away from hoop, then quickly release
Stepback: R2/RT + Move the right stick away from hoop, then quickly release
Signature Size-ups: R2/RT + Move the right stick in any direction then quickly release
In and Out: Move the right stick toward hoop then quickly release
Hesitation (Quick): Move the right stick toward ball hand then quickly release
Hesitation (Escape): Move the right stick toward ball hand but slightly back from hoop then quickly release
Spin:Rotate the right stick from ball hand around player’s back, then quickly return to neutral
Half Spin: Rotate the right stick in a quarter-circle from ball hand to hoop, then quickly return to neutral
Triple Threat Jab: Move right stick left or right then quickly release (while in triple threat) // HoopsVilla.com
Triple Threat Combo Move:Move the right stick toward the hoop then quickly release (while in triple threat)
Triple Threat Stepback:R2/RT + Move the right stick away from hoop, then quickly release (while in triple threat)
Triple Threat Spinout: Rotate the right stick then quickly return to neutral (while in triple threat)

Off-Ball Offense:

Call for Ball: X/A
Call for Alley-Oop: Double tap Triangle/Y (while cutting toward hoop)

Basic Defense:

Left Stick: Move Player
Right Stick: Quick Step/Hands Up/Contest
L2/LT: Intense D
R2/RT: Sprint.
L2/LB: Defensive Strategies (tap)/ Double Team (hold)
R1/RB: Icon Swap
X/A: Pass/Touch Pass
Fast Shuffle: Press & hold L2/LT or R2/RT & move the left stick in any direction.
Hands Up Defense: Press and hold right stick in any direction
Shot Contest: Press right stick towards shooter
Pass Contest: Press right stick away from dribbler

On-Ball Defense:

Intense-D: Press and hold L2/LT when in front of dribbler
Quick Step Cutoff: Move the right stick in the direction you want to step
Crowd Dribbler: Press and hold L2/LT when near the dribbler
Fast Shuffle: Press and hold L2/LT + R2/RT, move left stick in any direction
Hands Up Defense: Move and hold the right stick in any direction
Shot Contest: Move and hold the right stick in any direction when near shooter(during shot) // HoopsVilla.com
Vertical Contest: Move and hold left stick away from the shooter and press Triangle/Y
Swat Block: Hold R2/RT and press Triangle/Y
Take Charge: Press and hold Circle/B
Flop: While in take charge, release Circle/B, press Circle/B
Intentional Foul: Repeatedly press or press and hold X near ballhandler
Double Team: Press and hold L1/LB
Icon Double Team: Press L1/LB press and hold the action button of desired double teamer

Off-Ball Defense:

Post Up/Ball Denial: L2/LT when near opponent (based on distance to basket)
Deny Hands Out: right stick in any direction
Ball Pressure: Press right stick toward ballhandler
Fight for position in Post: L2/LT + Left stick into defender (when posted off-ball)
Deny/Front Post: L2/LT + right stick left/right (when posted off-ball)

Advance Controls

Positional Playcall: Press L1/LB, then press teammate’s action button and choose play from menu
Basic Pick Control: Press and hold L1/LB
Advanced Pick Control: Press and hold L1/LB. Use R1/RB to choose Roll vs. Fade and R1/RB to choose pick side.
Set Screen: Circle/B
Call for Screen: Triangle/Y
Icon Pick Control: Press L1/LB, then press and hold the action button of desired screener // HoopsVilla.com
Slip Screen and Early Fade: Call for pick, then press L1/LB again at any time before the screener gets hit to have him slip or fade early

Post Moves:

Enter/Leave Post: Press and hold L2/LT to post up, release L2/LT to faceup
Drive to Key: R2/RT + Left stick toward key
Drive to Baseline: R2/RT + Left stick toward baseline
Quick Spin: Rotate the shot stick to outside shoulder
Hook Drive: Rotate shot stick to inside shoulder
Fakes: Move the shot stick in any direction but away from hoop

Post Shots (Shotstick):

Post Hook: Shot stick left or right toward hoop (close range)
Post Fade: shot stick left or right away from hoop (beyond close range)
Post Layup: Move and hold the shot stick left or right toward hoop (close range) while the left stick is deflected
Shimmy Shot: R2/RT + shot stick left or right away from hoop
Post Hop: Push left stick left or right away from hoop, then press Square/X
Post Stepback: left stick away from hoop, then press Square/X
Dropstep: left stick toward hoop, then press Square/X
Pump Fake: Start a shot listed above, then move the shot stick to neutral

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