The NBA 2K23 is dribbling narratorship, style, size-ups, and more

The NBA 2K23 is dribbling narratorship, style, size-ups, and more

dribble requirements for the NBA 2K23 and other move unlock requirements will be even more generous in 2023 than they were with the previous game. Ball handle stat requirements are lower and more varied, while speed with ball is less important than ever. Determination of height is also more lenient, so you should have plenty of styles to choose from across all categories.

In NBA 2K23, how do you improve attribute statistics?

How to raise attribute stats in NBA 2K23

This time, you can invest in VC and the games currency to increase points. This time, no training room grinding is necessary. While you can spend real money to get more VC, we dont recommend that (at all) you can earn points by playing MyCareer matches, answering 2KTV questions, and sometimes using locker codes.

NBA 2K23 dribble unlock requirements

StyleSpeed with BallBall HandleMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''76''''4
ProAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
BigAnyAny6''''107''''3
Seimone AugustusAnyAny5''''76''''9
Gabby WilliamsAnyAny5''''76''''10
Michael Jordan75Any5''''76''''9
Stephen Curry92Any5''''76''''4
LeBron James75Any5''''76''''9
Zach Levine75Any5''''76''''9
Steve Nash80Any5''''76''''4
Jerry West85Any5''''76''''4
Devin Booker80Any5''''76''''9
Damian Lillard90Any5''''76''''4
Arike OgunbowaleAnyAny5''''77''''3
Allen Iverson85Any5''''76''''4
Chris Paul80Any5''''76''''4
James Harden75Any5''''76''''9
Joel Embiid65Any5''''77''''3

So far, the most popular dribble styles are:

  • Michael Jordan
  • LeBron James
  • Pro

Regardless of the player''s build, each of these is comparatively straightforward to obtain, and they lend themselves to simple combo setups.

NBA 2K23 signature size up requirements

StyleSpeed with BallBall HandleMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''7
BasicAnyAny5''''7
ProAny755''''7
Stephen CurryAny925''''76''''4
Trae YoungAny925''''76''''4
Kyrie IrvingAny905''''76''''4
Kobe BryantAny885''''76''''9
Kemba WalkerAny865''''76''''4
Jason WilliamsAny855''''76''''4
Isaiah ThomasAny855''''76''''4
Tracy McGradyAny855''''76''''9
James HardenAny855''''76''''9
Penny HardawayAny855''''76''''9
Steve FrancisAny855''''76''''4
Kevin DurantAny855''''77''''3
Lamelo BallAny855''''76''''9
Rafer AlstonAny805''''76''''9
De''''Aaron FoxAny805''''76''''9
Darius GarlandAny805''''76''''4
Jason KiddAny805''''76''''4
Stephon MarburyAny805''''76''''4
Steve NashAny805''''76''''4
Chris PaulAny805''''76''''4
Jordan PooleAny805''''76''''4
Terry RozierAny805''''76''''9
Devin BookerAny755''''76''''9
Cade CunninghamAny755''''76''''9
Demar DerozanAny755''''76''''9
Paul GeorgeAny755''''76''''9
Jrue HolidayAny755''''76''''4
Zach LaVineAny755''''76''''9
Ja MorantAny755''''76''''9
D''''Angelo RussellAny755''''76''''9
Jalen SuggsAny755''''76''''9
Carmelo AnthonyAny705''''77''''3
Desmond BaneAny705''''76''''9
Jimmy ButlerAny705''''76''''9
J. ColeAny705''''76''''9
LeBron JamesAny705''''76''''9
Jeremy LinAny705''''76''''9
Kyle LowryAny705''''76''''4
Rajon RondoAny705''''77''''3
Russell WestbrookAny705''''76''''9
Zion WilliamsonAny705''''77''''3
Ben SimmonsAny655''''77''''3
Kawhi LeonardAny655''''77''''3
Giannis AntetokounmpoAny655''''77''''3

Carmelo Anthony has been the most popular choice so far, although the game''s meta might change. Anthony''s size up makes it easy to feint and lead into a combo while your opponent is resting guessing what your next move might be.

NBA 2K23 Size Up Escape Package requirements

StyleSpeed with BallBall HandleMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
ProAny755''''77''''3
Damien LillardAny905''''76''''9
Kyrie IrvingAny905''''76''''9
Kobe BryantAny885''''77''''3
John WallAny805''''76''''9
Paul GeorgeAny755''''77''''3
LeBron JamesAny705''''77''''3
Luka DonocicAny705''''77''''3
  • Kyrie Irving
  • Kobe Bryant
  • LeBron James

So far, Kobe Bryant''s escape package is one of the best at sidestepping your opponent''s defense, but Kyrie Irving and LeBron James are excellent backup options, especially since James'' package has a much lower handling requirement.

NBA 2K23 Moving Crossover requirements

StyleSpeed with BallBall HandlingMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
ProAnyAny5''''77''''3
Trae YoungAny925''''76''''9
Stephen CurryAny925''''76''''9
Kyrie IrvingAny905''''76''''9
Damian LillardAny905''''76''''9
Kobe BryantAny885''''77''''3
James HardenAny805''''76''''9
Jordan PooleAny805''''77''''3
Russell WestbrookAny805''''76''''9
LaMelo BallAny805''''76''''9
Lonzo BallAny805''''76''''9
Devin BookerAny805''''76''''9
Kevin DurantAny755''''76''''9
Michael JordanAny755''''77''''3
Zach LaVineAny755''''77''''3
Donovan MitchellAny755''''77''''3
Jayson TatumAny755''''77''''3
LeBron JamesAny705''''77''''3

Michael Jordan and Kevin LaVine are your best options, at least to start with, since both have a very low handling requirement. However, Jayson Tatum is a popular choice in the meta, as his animation tends to be a bit faster.

NBA 2K23 Moving Behind the Back requirements

AnimationSpeed with BallBall HandlingMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
ProAny755''''77''''3
Stephen CurryAny925''''76''''9
Trae YoungAny925''''76''''9
Damian LillardAny905''''76''''9
Kyrie IrvingAny905''''76''''9
Allen IversonAny805''''76''''9
James HardenAny805''''76''''9
Ja MorantAny755''''76''''9
Zach LaVineAny755''''76''''9

Kyrie Irving was a popular choice in NBA 2K22, and his style is still one of the best in NBA 2K23. Damian Lillard is a close second, but if you want a lower-stat option, check out Zach LaVine.

NBA 2K23 Moving Spins requirements

AnimationSpeed with BallBall HandlingMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
ProAny755''''77''''3
LeBron JamesAny805''''77''''3
Steve NashAny805''''76''''9
John WallAny805''''76''''9
Kevin ButlerAny755''''77''''3
Jimmy DurantAny755''''77''''3
Penny HardawayAny755''''77''''3
Kawhi LeonardAny755''''77''''3
Jayson TatumAny755''''77''''3
Andrew WigginsAny705''''77''''3
Joel EmbiidAny705''''77''''3

The basic moving shift might sound, well, simple, but it''ll always help you until you have mastered Joel Embiid''s style, which is among the most popular.

NBA 2K23 Moving Hesitations requirements

AnimationSpeed with BallBall HandlingMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
ProAny755''''77''''3
Kyrie IrvingAny905''''76''''9
Kevin DurantAny805''''77''''3
James HardenAny805''''76''''9
Luca DoncicAny755''''77''''3
Rajon RondoAny755''''77''''3
Zach LaVineAny755''''77''''3

Luca Doncic''s style is the clear winner in this regard. This one is given a complete stop for the ultimate fakeout.

NBA 2K23 Moving Stepback requirements

StyleSpeed with BallBall HandleMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
ProAny755''''77''''3
Stephen CurryAny925''''76''''9
James HardenAny805''''76''''9
John WallAny805''''76''''9
Luca DoncicAny805''''77''''3
Chris PaulAny755''''76''''9
Jayson TatumAny755''''77''''3
Kawhi LeonardAny705''''77''''3
Giannis AntetokounompoAny705''''77''''3
Vince CarterAny705''''7

Luca Doncic and Stephen Curry are two solid choices for defeating your opponent, but Chris Paul is making some tweaks with players. Try giving his style a try if you want something different.

NBA 2K23 Triple Threat requirements

StyleSpeed with BallBall HandleMinimum HeightMaximum Height
NormalAnyAny5''''77''''3
BasicAnyAny5''''77''''3
ProAnyAny5''''77''''3
Devon BookerAnyAny5''''77''''3
Kobe BryantAnyAny5''''77''''3
Zach LaVineAnyAny5''''77''''3
Zion WilliamsonAnyAny5''''77''''3
Michael WilliamsonAnyAny5''''77''''3
Joel EmbiidAnyAny5''''77''''3
Luca DoncicAnyAny5''''77''''3

Devin Booker is, therefore, one of the most popular choices, although, admitably, there isn''t as much variation between the various styles on offer in this category.

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