All NBA 2K24 Dribble animation requirements: Crossovers, size-ups & more

Chris Studley
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With NBA 2K24 now out, we have the opportunity to take a look at the MyPlayer builder, as well as all the requirements for dribble animations. Here’s a look at them all, including signature size-ups and crossovers.

In order to improve one’s MyPlayer in NBA 2K24 and MyCareer, it’s a good idea to experiment with different dribbling packages that can be used to trip up the opposition.

Much like in past years, there’s an exhaustive list of dribbling animations in NBA 2K24, as well as varying requirements.

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Here’s an overview of all the NBA 2K24 Dribble animations, plus attribute requirements.

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All NBA 2K24 Dribbling and Playmaking animation requirements

Here’s a breakdown of all the Dribble and Playmaking animations in NBA 2K24, sorted by type.

Pass Style

NameRequirements
FundamentalNone

Dribble Style

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalNone
ProSpeed with Ball 70+
Kevin DurantSpeed with Ball 75+
James HardenSpeed with Ball 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kyrie IrvingSpeed with Ball 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen Iverson**Speed with Ball 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
LeBron JamesSpeed with Ball 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Magic JohnsonSpeed with Ball 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Zach LaVineSpeed with Ball 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Damian LillardSpeed with Ball 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Ja MorantSpeed with Ball 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Steve NashSpeed with Ball 83+ AND Height under 6’5”
John StocktonSpeed with Ball 75+ AND Height under 6’5”
Trae YoungSpeed with Ball 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
Seimone AugustusSpeed with Ball 40+ AND Height under 6’10”
Chelsea GraySpeed with Ball 40+ AND Height under 6’10”
Arike OgunbowaleSpeed with Ball 40+ AND Height under 6’10”
Gabby WilliamsSpeed with Ball 40+ AND Height under 6’10”

Signature Size-Ups

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
Rafer AlstonBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Giannis AntetokounmpoBall Handle 65+
Carmelo AnthonyBall Handle 70+
LaMelo BallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Lonzo BallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Desmond BaneBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Mike BibbyBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kobe BryantBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Maite CazorlaBall Handle 60+
J. ColeBall Handle 70+
Cade CunninghamBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
Baron DavisBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
DeMar DeRozanBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 70+
Kevin DurantBall Handle 85+
De’Aaron FoxBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Steve FrancisBall Handle 95+ AND Height under 6’5”
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Devonte’ GrahamBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Penny HardawayBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Tim HardawayBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
James HardenBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jrue HolidayBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’5”
Kyrie IrvingBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen Iverson**Ball Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
LeBron JamesBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Michael JordanBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jason KiddBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Zach LaVineBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kawhi LeonardBall Handle 65+
Damian LillardBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Jeremy LinBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kyle LowryBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’5”
Stephon MarburyBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
CJ McCollumBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Tracy McGradyBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Ja MorantBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jamal MurrayBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Steve NashBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Candace ParkerBall Handle 60+
Chris PaulBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Rajon RondoBall Handle 70+
Derrick RoseBall Handle 87+ AND Height under 6’5”
Terry Rozier IIIBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
D’Angelo RussellBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Breanna StewartBall Handle 60+
Jalen SuggsBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Isaiah ThomasBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Dwyane WadeBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kemba WalkerBall Handle 86+ AND Height under 6’5”
John WallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Russell WestbrookBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Coby WhiteBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Jason WilliamsBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Zion WilliamsonBall Handle 70+
Trae YoungBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”

A Ball Handle rating of at least 75 will unlock a fair amount of them, but a rating of 85 would give MyCareer players access to more Size-Ups packages.

Regular Breakdown Combo

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
Giannis AntetokounmpoBall Handle 65+
LaMelo BallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Lonzo BallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kobe BryantBall Handle 88+ AND Height under 6’10”
Cade CunninghamBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
DeMar DeRozanBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 70+
Kevin DurantBall Handle 85+
De’Aaron FoxBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Steve FrancisBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Paul GeorgeBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Penny HardawayBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Tim HardawayBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
James HardenBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Scoot HendersonBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Jrue HolidayBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’5”
Kyrie IrvingBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen Iverson**Ball Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
LeBron JamesBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Michael JordanBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Zach LaVineBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kawhi LeonardBall Handle 65+
Damian LillardBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Stephon MarburyJayson Tatum
Tracy McGradyBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Ja MorantBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jamal MurrayBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Chris PaulBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Derrick RoseBall Handle 87+ AND Height under 6’5”
Terry Rozier IIIBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
D’Angelo RussellBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Isaiah ThomasBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Kemba WalkerBall Handle 86+ AND Height under 6’5”
John WallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Victor Wembanyama*Ball Handle 69+ AND Height at least 6’10”
Russell WestbrookBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Coby WhiteBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Jason WilliamsBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Trae YoungBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
  • *indicates Season 2 release
  • ** indicates Season 3 release

Aggressive Breakdown Combo

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
Rafer AlstonBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
LaMelo BallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Lonzo BallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kobe BryantBall Handle 88+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Cade CunninghamBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 70+
Kevin DurantBall Handle 85+
De’Aaron FoxBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Steve FrancisBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Paul GeorgeBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Tim HardawayBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
James HardenBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Scoot HendersonBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Jrue HolidayBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’5”
Kyrie IrvingBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen IversonBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Damian LillardBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
LeBron JamesBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Michael JordanBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Zach LaVineBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kawhi LeonardBall Handle 65+
Damian LilliardBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Stephon MarburyBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Tracy McGradyBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Ja MorantBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jamal MurrayBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Chris PaulBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Derrick RoseBall Handle 87+ AND Height under 6’5”
Terry Rozier IIIBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
D’Angelo RussellBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Isaiah ThomasBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Kembal WalkerBall Handle 86+ AND Height under 6’5”
John WallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Victor Wembanyama*Ball Handle 69+ AND Height at least 6’10”
Russell WestbrookBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Coby WhiteBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Jason WilliamsBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’5”
Zion WilliamsonBall Handle 70+
  • *indicates Season 2 release
  • **indicates Season 3 release

Escape Moves

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
LaMelo BallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kobe BryantBall Handle 88+
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 70+
Kevin DurantBall Handle 75+
Joel EmbiidBall Handle 55+
De’Aaron FoxBall Handle 91+ AND Height under 6’10”
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Paul GeorgeBall Handle 80+
James HardenBall Handle 80+
Kyrie IrvingBal Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen Iverson**Ball Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
LeBron JamesBall Handle 70+
Zach LaVineBall Handle 80+
Damian LillardBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Ja MorantBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Chris PaulBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kemba WalkerBall Handle 86+ AND Height under 6’10”
Trae YoungBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’10”

Combo Moves

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
LaMelo BallBall Handle 86+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kobe BryantBall Handle 88+
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
De’Aaron FoxBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
James HardenBall Handle 80+
Kyrie IrvingBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen Iverson**Ball Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Zach LaVineBall Handle 80+
Damian LillardBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Ja MorantBall Handle 84+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Trae YoungBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’10”

Crossovers

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
Giannis AntetokounmpoBall Handle 70+
Lonzo BallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
LaMelo BallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kobe BryantBall Handle 88+
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
J. ColeBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Mike ConleyBall Handle 79+ AND Height under 6’10”
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
DeMar DeRozanBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 70+
Kevin DurantBall Handle 75+
Anthony EdwardsBall Handle 76+
De’Aaron FoxBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Josh GiddeyBall Handle 76+ AND Height under 6’10”
Tyrese Haliburton***Ball Handle 79+ AND Height under 6’10”
James HardenBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Scoot HendersonBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Kyrie Irving**Ball Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen IversonBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Michael JordanBall Handle 75+
Zach LaVineBall Handle 75+
Kawhi LeonardBall Handle 70+
Damian LillardBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
James MoonBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Ja MorantBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jamal MurrayBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Chris PaulBall Handle 80+
Terry Rozier IIIBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
D’Angelo RussellBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 75+
John WallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Victor Wembanyama*Ball Handle 69+ AND Height at least 6’10”
Jason WilliamsBall Handle 75+
Zion WilliamsonBall Handle 70+
Trae YoungBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’10”
  • *indicates Season 2 release
  • **indicates Season 3 release
  • ***indicates Season 4 release

Behind the Backs

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
LaMelo BallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kobe BryantBall Handle 88+
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
DeMar DeRozanBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 80+
Kevin DurantBall Handle 75+
De’Aaron FoxBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Tyrese HaliburtonBall Handle 87+ AND Height under 6’10”
James HardenBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kyrie IrvingBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Allen IversonBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
LeBron JamesBall Handle 70+
Zach LaVineBall Handle 84+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kawhi LeonardBall Handle 80+
James MoonBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jamal MurrayBall Handle 83+ AND Height under 6’10”
Chris PaulBall Handle 85+
Scottie PippenBall Handle 75+
Jayson TatumBall Handle 75+
Andrew WigginsBall Handle 75+
Trae YoungBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’10”

Spins

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
LaMelo BallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 75+
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
Anthony DavisBall Handle 70+
DeMar DeRozanBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kevin DurantBall Handle 75+
Anthony EdwardsBall Handle 76+
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Tyrese HaliburtonBall Handle 79+ AND Height under 6’10”
Penny HardawayBall Handle 75+
LeBron JamesBall Handle 80+
Nikola JokicBall Handle 55+
Kawhi LeonardBall Handle 75+
James MoonBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Ja MorantBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jamal MurrayBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Steve NashBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Terry Rozier IIIBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 75+
Karl-Anthony TownsBall Handle 70+
John WallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Andrew WigginsBall Handle 70+
Trae YoungBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’10”

Hesitations

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
LaMelo BallBall Handle 85+ AND Height under 6’10”
Larry BirdBall Handle 70+
Kobe BryantBall Handle 88+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
DeMar DeRozanBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 75+
Kevin DurantBall Handle 80+
Anthony EdwardsBall Handle 76+
Darius GarlandBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’5”
Paul GeorgeBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Tyrese HaliburtonBall Handle 79+ AND Height under 6’10”
James HardenBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kyrie IrvingBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
James MoonBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Ja MorantBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jamal MurrayBall Handle 70+ AND Height under 6’10”
Chris PaulBall Handle 85+
Scottie PippenBall Handle 70+
Jayson TatumBall Handle 75+
John WallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”

Stepbacks

NameRequirements
BasicNone
NormalBall Handle 40+
ProBall Handle 70+
Giannis AntetokounmpoBall Handle 70+
Jimmy ButlerBall Handle 70+
Vince CarterBall Handle 70+
Stephen CurryBall Handle 92+ AND Height under 6’5”
Luka DoncicBall Handle 80+
Joel EmbiidBall Handle 50+
James HardenBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”
Kyrie IrvingBall Handle 90+ AND Height under 6’5”
Zach LaVineBall Handle 75+
Kawhi LeonardBall Handle 70+
Chris PaulBall Handle 75+ AND Height under 6’10”
Jayson TatumBall Handle 75+
Kemba WalkerBall Handle 86+
John WallBall Handle 80+ AND Height under 6’10”

Triple Threat Styles

NameRequirements
NormalNone
BasicNone
ProNone
Kobe BryantNone
Stephen CurryNone
Luka DoncicNone
Joel EmbiidNone
LeBron JamesNone
Zach LaVineNone
Zion WilliamsonNone

Park Flashy Passes

NameRequirements
Behind BackNone
Elbow PassNone
Kick PassNone
No LookNone
SwaggerNone
Tap PassNone
WizardNone

Park flashy passes can be performed by pressing B/Circle twice in Park games.

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We should note that this list of NBA 2K24 Dribble animations is as of Season 4. The only notable additions from the third season were animations for featured star Tyrese Haliburton.

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Season 2 saw the addition of NBA 2K24 dribble animations for Victor Wembanyama, while Season 3 focused on Allen Iverson.

This guide will be updated to reflect future NBA 2K24 Dribble animations that are added.

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