How to do Alley Oop in NBA 2K23

Alley Oop NBA 2K23 – Do you know that one of the best and most challenging moves in NBA 2K23 is doing Alley oop? The Alley oop is a classic move that requires technique and involves skill and timing. Mastering it can be challenging if you are new, but don’t worry; we got you covered.

NBA 2K23 is an open-world Basketball simulation game from the legendary 2K game. Get ready to explore anticipated basketball games with your NBA team to beat your opponent, and don’t forget to show your rewards on the NBA Talent board. The NBA 2K23 comes under their famous NBA 2K Franchise, and this year, the game is loaded with better content, graphics, and gameplay. The game is available for purchase on all major platforms. PS5, PS4, PC, Xbox, and Nintendo consoles.

As we said earlier, Alley-oop is one of the signature moves you can perform in NBA 2K23. Although doing an alley-oop requires skill, athleticism and precision. This Alley-Oop move is the most challenging in the game. Although you will see professional NBA Players performing Alley-oop, that requires a certain amount of practice, and you should have little authority over the competition. But how to perform Alley-oops in NBA 2K23 if you are starting?

So this article will guide you on how to do or perform an Alley-oop in NBA 2K23.

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How to do Alley Oop in NBA 2K23

The game has three Alley Oops: the Standard and Traditional Alley Oop, the Alley Oop to one’s self or pass, and the Bounce Pass Alley Oop.

Remember that each of them is different and comes in different variations. The Alley Oop will depend upon the timing, how each one of you performs the Alley Oop, and the number of players on the court currently playing.

These are controls for doing different Alley Oops in NBA 2K23.

Traditional Alley Oop

  • Xbox – Double Tap the Y button and then use your Left Analog-stick to select the receiver to which you pass the ball.
  • Playstation – Double Tap the Triangle Button and then use your Left Analog-stick to select the receiver to which you pass the ball.

Alley Oop to One’s Self or Pass

  • Xbox – Double Tap the Y Button and then use the left stick to move it towards the hoop on your controller.
  • Playstation – Double Tap the Triangle button and use the Left stick to move it towards the hoop on your controller.

Bounce Pass Alley Oop

  • Xbox – Press A + B button together on your Controller and then use the left stick towards the pass receiver player.
  • Playstation – Press the X + Circle button together on your Controller and then use the left stick towards the pass receiver player.

Always remember that Alley Oops are pretty tough and risky to do but the most rewarding move. Always be sure about your moves in the game, and if you are trying to do this in a MyTeam or MyCareer mode, you might be paired with players who are equally good at receiving the ball properly to perform the Alley-oop move successfully.

So this was all about the controls and how to do Alley Oop in NBA 2K23.


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Last Updated on September 15, 2022

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