NBA 2K19 Dribbling Tutorial: How to Pull Off Ankle Breakers, Speed Boosts, Combos, & More

Here is a tutorial which covers some basics and advanced moves for dribbling. If you’re looking for insights on how to pull off ankle breakers, momentum dribbles, sick crossovers, and more, check it out!

(To find out which builds can speed boost, check out our NBA 2K19 MyPLAYER Builder)

Here are NBA 2K19 controls for both PS4 and Xbox One:

DRIBBLING

ACTION XB1 PS4
Signature Size-up Combo Move Right Stick up then quickly release while standing or moving Move Right Stick up then quickly release while standing or moving
In and Out RT + Move Right Stick up then quickly release R2 + Move Right Stick up then quickly release
Hesitation (Quick) Move Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand Move Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Hesitation (Escape) RT + Move Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand R2 + Move Right Stick right then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Crossover Move Right Stick left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand Move Right Stick left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Between Legs Cross RT + Move Right Stick left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand R2 + Move Right Stick left then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Behind Back Move Right Stick down then quickly release Move Right Stick down then quickly release
Cross to Hesitation Escape Perform a Crossover, Between Legs Cross, or Behind Back move then quickly chain into a Hesitation before the ball switches hands Perform a Crossover, Between Legs Cross, or Behind Back move then quickly chain into a Hesitation before the ball switches hands
Signature Size-up Chains While standing, quickly perform the below moves in rapid succession to trigger special signature size-up double and triple moves (see below) While standing, quickly perform the below moves in rapid succession to trigger special signature size-up double and triple moves (see below)
Hard Stop Press LT then quickly release while driving Press L2 then quickly release while driving
Stepback RT + Move Right Stick down then quickly release R2 + Move Right Stick down then quickly release
Spin Rotate Right Stick clockwise then quickly release when dribbling with right hand Rotate Right Stick clockwise then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Half Spin Rotate Right Stick in a quarter-circle from right to up then quickly release when dribbling with right hand Rotate Right Stick in a quarter-circle from right to up then quickly release when dribbling with right hand
Triple Threat Jab Move Right Stick up, left or right then quickly release Move Right Stick up, left or right then quickly release
Triple Threat Size-up RT + Move Right Stick up then quickly release R2 + Move Right Stick up then quickly release
Triple Threat Hesitation RT + Move Right Stick left or right then quickly release R2 + Move Right Stick left or right then quickly release
Triple Threat Stepback RT + Move RIght Stick down then quickly release R2 + Move RIght Stick down then quickly release
Triple Threat Spinout Rotate Right Stick then quickly return to neutral Rotate Right Stick then quickly return to neutral

 

All NBA 2K19 Controls:

NBA 2K19 Controls Guide (PS4 & Xbox One): Basic and Advanced Controls

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