How to make flashy passes in NBA 2K24: Behind-the-back, no-look passes & more

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Devin Booker receiving a flashy pass against Austin Reaves in NBA 2K24

Many NBA 2K24 players aspire to become great assisters like Magic Johnson or current players like Nikola Jokic and LeBron James. To do so, you need to learn how to make flashy passes, and here’s everything you need to know in order to execute this move in NBA 2K24, including input commands for PlayStation and Xbox controllers.

In NBA 2K24, you can turn every game into a massive spectacle by mastering the most spectacular basketball plays, such as alley-oops, acrobatic dunks, layups, and flashy passes. If you execute any of these moves correctly, you’ll surely have all the spectators on their feet.

Some of these moves are easy to perform, while others may require a bit more practice to master. If you want to know how to be a spectacular passer in the NBA, here’s everything you need to know about pulling off flashy passes in NBA 2K24, including some important tips to keep in mind.

How to flashy pass in NBA 2K24: Input & tips

To perform flashy passes in NBA 2K24, simply double-tap the Circle button (PlayStation) or the B button (Xbox) while aiming with the Left Stick toward the teammate you want to pass to.

This way, your player will make spectacular passes such as behind-the-back, no-look passes, and more. Undoubtedly, these types of passes will thrill the audience on the court.

Nikola Jokic in NBA 2K24
Nikola Jokic is one of the best passers in NBA 2K24.

However, there are two tips you should keep in mind before attempting any flashy pass. The first one is to know your passer well. If you’re about to execute a pass with a player who doesn’t have good passing statistics, the ball is most likely to end up in the crowd.

The other factor to consider is the position of the receivers, if they are under intense defensive pressure, the pass is at a high risk of being intercepted. If the team loses possession of the ball, the play will likely end in quick points for the opposing team.

That’s all you need to know to execute proper flashy passes in NBA 2K24. For more about 2K24, check out our other related guides.

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