How To Change Starting Lineup In NBA 2K23

In this guide, we will show you how to tweak and change the starting lineup of your team in NBA 2K23 to get the ideal squad going.

Customizing your play experience is one of the major attractions of sports games, and NBA 2K23 is no different. To truly tailor the experience to your liking, NBA 2K23 offers players various options, including changing their team’s starting lineup.

In this guide, we will show you how to tweak and change your team’s starting lineup in NBA 2K23 so you can send your weaker players first and save the best for the late game or vice versa.

How to change starting lineup in NBA 2K23 MyCareer

NBA 2K23’s most important element is MyCareer, which allows players to experience regular season and playoff experiences like never before. Altering the starting lineup of your NBA team is part of that custom experience.

MyCareer does not feature customizable rosters like NBA 2K22 MyTeam but instead allows you to trade players and change the teams to some degree. As these are current NBA teams, trades and drafts are the only ways to significantly change the roster.

To change your starting lineup, click on the coaching tab or the pause menu in the main menu. To do so, navigate to the Coach Gameplan section of the coaching section.

In NBA 2K23 MyCareer, the starting lineup can be changed before the match starts. Choose the match you want to play and press the options button on your controller.

Your roster will now be available for you to review. In addition to Starter and Bench lineups, there is also Three-point shooting, Defender, and so forth.

You can also change your starting lineup. From the Pause menu, choose Substitutions to change your starting lineup. Replace the player you want from your roster.

How to change player position

Players are not bound to play only their official positions. You can easily change their spots by following the steps below and a few more.

Press the D-pad up on your controller to swap out players during an ongoing match. This method can be used as a shortcut to substitutions and you can easily change your lineups or the players’ positions.

To completely change the lineup and position of the players, you can also use the Gameplan menu, which can easily be accessed by pausing the game. You can make substitutions and swap out players according to your needs.

All these methods can be used to either change the starting lineups in NBA 2K23 MyCareer or the players’ positions in NBA 2K23 MyLeague.

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