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POSTED ON 9/27/2013


Below are tables of all the advanced game controls in NBA 2K14 for the PlayStation 3 version. These were taken directly from the game's manual. You can use it as a reference while you're still getting familiar with the entire control schemes.

NBA 2K14 CONTROLS
PS3 DualShock 3 Wireless Controller
Basic Offense Control Basic Defense
Move Player Left Stick (LS) Move Player
PRO STICK™: Dribble Moves / Shooting / Passing Right Stick (RS) Hands Up / Shade / Contest
N/A R3 Hand / Wrap Foul
Pass Modifier L2 Intense D
Sprint R2 Sprint
Call Play L1 Double Team
Icon Pass R1 Icon Swap
Pass / Touch Pass X Player Swap (closest to ball)
Pick Control Circle Take Charge
Pump Fake & Hop (tap) / Shoot (press) Square Steal
Post-Up Triangle Block / Rebound
Signature Skills HUD Up Arrow Signature Skills HUD
OTFC Quick Plays Right Arrow OTFC Defensive Sets
OTFC Offense Strategy Left Arrow OTFC Defense Strategy
OTFC Substitutions Down Arrow OTFC Substitutions
Timeout SELECT Intentional Foul
Pause START Pause

ADVANCED OFFENSE
Action Input
Positional Playcall Tap L1 Button, tap desired teammate's player icon, choose play from menu
Send Teammate on Cut Tap L1 Button, tap desired teammate's player icon, move Right Stick (RS) in direction you want him to cut
Pick Control Hold Circle (length of hold determines roll, pop, or slip)
Bounce Pass L2 Button + X
Fake Pass Square + X
Alley-Oop L2 Button + Square (Left Stick chooses recipient, point at rim for self alley-oop)
Off-Glass Alley-Oop L2 Button + Square, with trailing teammate
Give & Go Press and hold X to retain control of passer, release X to pass the ball back to him
Putback Dunk or Layup Hold X
Flashy Pass L2 Button + Right Stick (RS)

ADVANCED DEFENSE
Action Input
Move Left Stick (LS)
Fast Shuffle R2 Button + L2 Button + Left Stick (LS)
Steal Tap Square
Block Triangle
Rebound Triangle (ball in air)
Take Charge Circle
Flop Double-tap Circle
Wrap Foul Click Right Stick (RS)
Intense Defense L2 Button
Shade Stance Change L2 Button + Right Stick (RS) Left / Right
Crowd Dribbler Hold L2 Button
Hands Up Hold Right Stick (RS)
Deny Ball Hold Right Stick (RS) (while playing offball defense)
Double Team L1 Button

Action Input Context
Intense Defense L2 Button Offball Defense
Shade Stance Change L2 Button + Right Stick (RS) Left / Right Offball Defense
Crowd Dribbler Hold L2 Button Offball Defense
Hands Up Hold Right Stick (RS) Offball Defense
Deny Ball Hold Right Stick (RS) Offball Defense
Double Team L1 Button Any

POST MOVES (Press Triangle to Post Up)
Action Input
Post Movement Hold Left Stick (LS)
Faceup Drive (from hold) Left Stick (LS) toward key or baseline + Triangle
Disengage Drive (from dribble) Left Stick (LS) toward baseline + Triangle
Agressive Backdown R2 Button + Left Stick (LS) toward hoop
Drive to Key R2 Button + Left Stick (LS) toward key
Drive to Baseline R2 Button + Left Stick (LS) toward baseline
Quick Spin Rotate Right Stick (RS) to outside shoulder
Hook Drive Rotate Right Stick (RS) to inside shoulder
Fakes Tap Right Stick (RS) in any direction but away from hoop
Post Hop Hold Left Stick (LS) to the left or right away from hoop, then tap Square
Post Stepback Hold Left Stick (LS) away from hoop, then tap Square
Dropstep Hold Left Stick (LS) to the left or right toward hoop, then tap Square

POST SHOTS
Action Input
Post Hook (close range) Right Stick (RS) toward hoop
Post Fade (beyond close range) Right Stick (RS) left or right away from hoop
Step Through Layup Hold R2 Button then move Right Stick (RS) left or right toward hoop
Shimmy Fade Hold R2 Button then move Right Stick (RS) left or right away from hoop
Pump Fake Start a shot listed above then move Right Stick (RS) to neutral
Up & Under / Step Through Pump fake, then Right Stick (RS) again before pump fake ends

PRO STICK™
The PRO Stick gives you more control over your offensive arsenal than ever before.
Action Input
Jump Shot Hold Right Stick (RS) in any direction
Pump Fake Start a jump shot, then quickly release Right Stick (RS)
Runner / Floater (Driving mid-range) Hold Right Stick (RS) away from hoop
Stepback Jumper (Driving Lateral) Hold Right Stick (RS) away from hoop
Hop Gather Tap Square while driving (Left Stick (LS) determines direction of hop)
Spin Shot Rotate Right Stick (RS) from ball hand around player's back, then hold
Half-Spin Shot Rotate Right Stick (RS) in a quarter-circle from ball hand to hoop, then quickly return to neutral
Normal Layup (Driving to Hoop) Hold Right Stick (RS) toward hoop
Euro Step Layup (Driving to Hoop) Hold Right Stick (RS) away left/right
Hop Step Layup (Driving to Hoop) R2 Button + Hold Right Stick (RS) left/right
Reverse Layup (Driving along baseline) Hold Right Stick (RS) toward baseline
Dunks (Driving to Hoop) R2 Button + Hold Right Stick (RS) toward hoop
Mid-Air Change Shot Start adunk/layup, Right Stick (RS) any direction while in air
Step Through Pump fake, then hold Right Stick (RS) again before pump fake ends

PRO STICK™: DRIBBLING
Action Input Context
Triple Threat Jab Step Tap Right Stick (RS) Left/Right/Forward Triple Threat
Triple Threat Spinout Rotate Right Stick (RS) Triple Threat
Triple Threat Stepback R2 Button + Tap Right Stick (RS) away from hoop Triple Threat
Stutter R2 Button + Tap Right Stick (RS) toward hoop Dribbling
Hesitation (Quick) Tap Right Stick (RS) toward ball hand Dribbling
Hesitation (Escape) R2 Button + Tap Right Stick (RS) toward ball hand Dribbling
In and Out Tap Right Stick (RS) toward hoop Dribbling
Crossover (front) Tap Right Stick (RS) toward off hand Dribbling
Crossover (between legs) Tap Right Stick (RS) between off hand and player's back Dribbling
Behind the Back Tap Right Stick (RS) away from hoop Dribbling
Spin Rotate Right Stick (RS) from ball hand around player's back, then quickly return to neutral Dribbling
Half-Spin Rotate Right Stick (RS) in a quarter-circle from ball hand to hoop, then quickly return to neutral
Stepback R2 Button + Tap Right Stick (RS) away from hoop Dribbling

DEFENSIVE CONTROLS
Action Input Context
Move Left Stick (LS) Any
Fast Shuffle R2 Button + L2 Button + Left Stick (LS) Any
Steal Tap Square Any
Block Triangle Any
Rebound Triangle (ball in air) Any
Take Charge Circle Any
Flop Double-tap Circle Onball Defense
Wrap Foul Click Right Stick (RS) Any

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  1. We will post it as soon as we get a copy of the NBA 2K14 PC manual.

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  2. Can i make myself soundtrack list in NBA 2k14?

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  3. those controls are a bit confusing

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  4. Can I change the controls in ps3?For example,i want sprint to be R1 and Intense-d to L1??

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  5. no wonder i cant alley oop, control changed compared to nba2k13, but anyway i`m winning in the playoff run with he rockets in pro mode raining lots of 3s with harden and post ups on howard not familiar with all those moves but game play and leaving them open is good enough to make the shot.

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