NBA 2K18 Dribbling Guide – Dribbling Tips, Ultimate Dribbling Tutorial, Dribble Styles, How to Dribble in NBA 2K18

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NBA 2K18 Dribbling

In this NBA 2K18 Dribbling Guide, we will share some tips and tricks about dribbling in NBA 2K18. We have also listed some different types of dribbles that you can perform in NBA 2K18 in this NBA 2K18 Dribbling Guide. Dribbling is useful to dodge opponent players and it helps to clear a space for your player intense situations. Master the art of dribbling with our NBA 2K18 Dribbling Guide.

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NBA 2K18 Dribbling Guide – Dribbling Tips, Dribbling Tutorial

NBA 2K18 Dribbling Guide details everything that you need to know about Dribbling in NBA 2K18. We will help you better perform in the game, at least as far as dribbling in NBA 2K18 goes. Tips and suggestions are based on our own time in the new NBA game.

NBA 2K18 Dribbling Tips

There are numerous types of dribbling that you can perform in NBA 2K18. In tight situations, you can create some space for your player if you know how to dribble and easily dunk.

Signature Rhythm Dribble

Every player comes with his own signature style dribbling. You can perform this dribble move by either moving the right stick towards the basket or pressing the LT or L2 button depending on your controller.

You need to be standing still for this dribble move. Combine it with other moves in quick succession to make this dribble a deadly addition to your list of moves.

In and Out Dribble NBA 2K18

To perform this dribble move, you need to press RT or R2 button and flicking your right stick towards the basket. This is used to fake a directional move and actually go the other way to give you some clear space to move towards the basket.

Hesitation Dribble NBA 2K18

For this dribble, you push the right stick in the direction of the hand in which you currently have the ball in. Therefore, if you have the ball in your right hand, move the stick to the right and if you have the ball in your left hand, move it to the left.

This causes the defender to be confused regarding what your next move will be resulting in them freezing in place or easily being blown by. Also, causes them to jump sometimes giving you clean access to the basket.

Hesitation Escape Dribble NBA 2K18

You can perform this dribble move by pressing RT or R2 and then flicking the right stick to your ball hand. This is similar to hesitation dribble but adds an additional sideways or backward movement to create a separation from the jumper.

Crossover Dribble NBA 2K18

Crossover Dribble can be performed by pushing the right towards your off ball hand or tapping the LT or L2 button. Use it with a defender, with this dribble move; you can easily move the ball to a defender to the opposite side of the basket.

Crossover Escape Dribble NBA 2K18

Similar to Crossover, simply press RT or R2 and push the stick to your off-ball hand to add a sideways or backward movement at the end to give you enough space to pull in for a jump.

Between the Legs Cross Dribble NBA 2K18

To perform this dribble move, you must push the right stick to the heel of your off-ball hand or tap the LT or L2 button when the ball is between your legs.

This dribble move allows you to change your direction without losing much of the momentum while protecting the ball. This is great to escape from tight situations.

Behind the Back Dribble NBA 2K18

To perform this dribble press the LT or L2 button and move the right stick away from the basket. This dibble move completely protects the ball from the defender as you change directions.

Stepback Dribble NBA 2K18

For Stepback, simply press R2 or RT and move the right stick away from the basket. This can create a large separation between you and the defender allowing you a clear path for the jump shot.

Spin Move NBA 2K18

To perform the Spin Move dribble move, you can either double tap the LT or L2 button or push the right stick down and then rotate it around your player’s back. This is an advanced dribble move and will need some practice to master it.

This is great when the defender has countered your initial move and you want to create another space from the defender to aim for the basket. Only use it when the defenders cut you off, do not use it when the defenders are already giving you space.

Half Spin NBA 2K18

Half Spin Dribble can be performed by rotating the right stick in the direction of your ball hand to the hoop. This dribble works the same way as In and Out Dribble but it is aimed at more advanced players of the game as it is useful in many tight situations.

This concludes our NBA 2K18 Dribbling Guide. If you want to add anything to this guide, feel free to use the comments section below!

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