NBA 2k16 Best Release – How to Make a Perfect Jumpshot

Jumpshot was arised up from early 1950s’ NBA court. Till now, jumpshot is the most effective scoring way. In NBA 2K game, despite of needs of strong muscles and elaborate gesture, a good jumpshot also demands a large amount of excercise. Simply said, you need to press and hold the shootting button, when the player whom you control jumps to the highest point, you just release the button and wait the ball falling into the basket. But in practise, the time of release is the key to keep the stable and good shotting percentage. So, let’s see some strategies of the best release of jumpshot in NBA 2k 16.

NBA 2K16 best release jumpshot


Practice Practice Practice

We talkin’ about practice! Practice mode is a great mode to work on new shots, work out the kinks in your shot, finding the sweet spot of when to release the ball, etc. A good general rule is to take the shot at the peak of the jump. Also you may want to turn on shot feedback (game settings > presentation) to get a general idea of what release timing constitutes a good shot, excellent shot, poor shot, etc.


Know Your Hot Spots

While in practice mode, press Select to pull up the Hot Spots graphic which will show you the zones on the court that you shoot the best at. Hot spot zones will also increase as you increase your shooting attributes.


Take Good Shots

This goes without saying – never settle for bad shots. The shot clock gives you 24 seconds, so utilize it to the fullest. When you take a bad shot – i.e. heavily contested, rushed, forced, etc – it’s basically a free gift to the defense and let’s your opponent off the hook. Always strive to get good looks of the basket where the defender isn’t close enough to heavily contest the shot.


Three-Point Shot and Release Timing Tip

JUMP SHOT: Release 70



It is easy to do a Release 70 jumpshot. It doesn’t take many preparation or fancy moves, no matter with catch and shoot or fixed point shoot. Simple jumping and shooting moves and quick release timing allow us to play like Stephen Curry in the game, making the defensive players fail to find out the exact frequency so that we can score.


Mid-Range Jumpshot Tip




Release 22 is mainly about starting your shot high and quick release timing, causing the defensive players fail to block shots.


When it comes to M.Jordan, one need to stabilize the shot and improve the goal percentage. However, there is a downside. It requires a tall player. If a player with a height of less than 193 cm chooses M.Jordan jumpshot in the game, his shots will be easily blocked.


In the end, these tips just improve your shooting skills in 2K16. If you wanna get the best “green” release point in every jumpshot, practise more and more is the most important. So, use these strategies in the game and enjoy the shooting goal.

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