7 Best Post Hooks In NBA 2K23

In this  NBA 2K23 guide, we will walk you through the best Post Hook players under the categories of different heights.

Apart from dunking, Post Hooks are powerful moves you can equip in NBA 2K23. This move allows you to score close to the basket, bullying your way past the defenders for higher-percentage shots. However, not all players are created equal.

Different players have different strengths and weaknesses, and some have signature animations that make moves more effective. This guide breaks down the best post-hook players in NBA 2K23 according to height.

7. Anthony Davis

Coming next is the 2-way mid-range slasher, Anthony Davis. This 6 feet 10 inches player has a post hook rating of 99. Anthony is a defensive player with an overall 95 rating and has 6 gold and 55 Hall of Fame badges. As for the Dunks, he usually dunks whenever he’s in a position under the basket. You can use him as offense or defense.

6. Jonas Valanciunas

This 6ft 11-inch king is a 2-way inside-the-arc scorer with 30 badges (20 gold and 10 hall of fame) and an 83 overall rating. The best part about playing with Jonas is his rebounding. He owns a 92 Defensive Rebounding Rating, making him one of the best defensive players in the entire NBA series.

As far as his post-hook rating is concerned, it lies at 94, and his close-shot rating makes him a reliable shooter near the rim. His offensive and defensive ratings lie at 97; because of this, you can play him any way you want to.

5. Alperen Sengun

Standing in the number 7th position, Alperen is a 6 feet 10 inch Turkish player. Owning his archetype build of inside the arc glass cleaner. He has 38 gold and 16 Hall of Fame badges. Alperen has an excellent post-hook rating of 95.

If you’re on an open lane to the basket, his Driving Dunk rating of 80 makes him a fun player to play with. He plays both offense (99) and defense (97) well.

4. Nikola Vucevic

The 6’10” Nikola Vucevic has a post-hook rating of 86. His high offense stat makes Arc Glass Cleaner gameplay perfect. As far as the badges are concerned, he owns 6 bronze and 2 silver badges. Nikola’s overall rating is 80, with an exceptional 99-shot iq rating.

3. Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler is a high-performing player of 6’7 and secures the 12th spot in the Top 100 list for the Highest Post Hook Attribute on NBA 2K23.

He has an overall rating 93 with a 2-Way Slashing Playmaker Build and 37 Badges. With the 82 post Hook attribute, Butler makes a decent option.

2. Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid is a 7ft 2-Way 3-Level Scorer with an Overall Ranking of 96 with 28 Badges.

He makes a great Center position for the Philadelphia 76ers and steals the 3rd spot on the Top 100 list for the Highest Post Hook Attribute in 2K23.

With a remarkable 94 Post Hook attribute, Embiid becomes a great choice for you.

1. Kristaps Porzingis

Besides being the best Free-Throw player above 7ft in NBA 2k23, Kristaps Porzingis also possesses great Post Hook attributes.

He’s ranked 11th on the Top 100 list for the Highest Post Hook Attribute in 2K23, with a Post Hook attribute 83.

He makes a great Center or Power Forward position for the Washington Wizards and has remained the 4th overall pick in the 2015 NBA. Porzingis is also a 2-Way Inside-the-Arc Scorer with a 7’3 height.

How to Shoot a Post Hook?

Get in the area where you want to get in the post and hold L2 to enter the post. While holding the post, you can move your left stick to wherever you want and switch hands using the Up-arrow key on the right stick. Now, for the post hook, go up to your right stick and aim in either direction, and you will see a post that will activate. Take the shot to execute your Post Hook.

How to master Post Hook in NBA 2K23?

NBA 2K23 controls can be a bit tricky at first, but as soon as you master them, you can easily attempt to perform several Moves on the court.

Similarly, mastering the Post Hook is possible but with the right control scheme. To perform and master the Post Hook, you must Hold L2 and move the left stick upwards to execute a good-looking Hook shot.

Mastering the controls plays an important role in most aspects of the game, such as dribbling, dunking, shooting shots, and making free throws.

What badges to use with Post Hook?

If you want to master post hooks, badges are the best way to help you. You can use Backdown Punisher, Pro Touch, Masher, and Post Spin to upgrade your Post Hook game in the NBA. You can merge the badges to plan your gameplay as well. Backdown Punisher and Masher are best suited if you want to surround your defender in the corner for a closer shot. Similarly, Pro Touch gives you a boost if you time your post hooks.

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