What are these dribble rankings?

These rankings are the opinion of our dribble team after using the moves in game. The ways we rank a dribble move change depending on the most relevant metrics to each move.

NBA 2k24 Dribble Style Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightSpeed w/ BallCross LaunchSpeed BoostBlowout Dribbleexplanation
Move
Seimone Augustus
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
40
Cross Launch
B
Speed Boost
F
Blowout Dribble
C+
explanation
Seimone Augustus gets that same solid ‘cross launch’ animation that Nash and ‘Normal’ dribble styles get but has an awfully slow speed boost.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
80
Cross Launch
A
Speed Boost
C
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Devin Booker has one of the best cross launches in the game as well as his speedboost towards the ball hand for wing players. We expect this to be widely used when the animation releases
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
88
Cross Launch
D-
Speed Boost
D+
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Kobe Bryant is a severely underrated dribble style and rarely seen due to its 88 speed with ball requirement. He has an amazing cross launch animation and his speed boost isn't bad either.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Speed w/ Ball
92
Cross Launch
C+
Speed Boost
C
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Steph Curry is very similar to 'Pro' dribble style.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Speed w/ Ball
75
Cross Launch
D-
Speed Boost
D+
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Kevin Durant's dribble style is one of the lower tiers. Needing a 75 speed with ball requirement, some dribble styles with a 40 speed with ball requirement seem better to use.
Move
Joel Embiid
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Speed w/ Ball
55
Cross Launch
D
Speed Boost
F
Blowout Dribble
D
explanation
Joel’s dribble style is similar to the basic dribble style with his cross launch and his speedboost both being bad. His blowout dribble across his body is fast however you get the same animation with normal dribble style which has a lower rating requirement
Move
Chelsea Gray
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
40
Cross Launch
D-
Speed Boost
F
Blowout Dribble
C+
explanation
Chelsea Gray has arguably the worst cross launch animation and gets that slow running in mud speed boost.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
75
Cross Launch
D+
Speed Boost
F
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
James Harden's dribble style is one of the worst to use in terms of explosiveness. I suggest staying away from this one.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
90
Cross Launch
B
Speed Boost
A
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Kyrie Irving's dribble style is arguably the best dribbly style for season 1. The requirements are tough to reach though having to be under 6 '5 and a 90 speed with ball.
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Speed w/ Ball
85
Cross Launch
A
Speed Boost
C-
Blowout Dribble
B-
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
75
Cross Launch
D+
Speed Boost
C-
Blowout Dribble
C+
explanation
LeBron James' dribble style is another 75 speed with ball requirement and has other dribble styles at its requirement level for better explosiveness.
Move
Magic Johnson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
75
Cross Launch
A+
Speed Boost
F
Blowout Dribble
D
explanation
Magic Johnson is a very popular dribble style due to its insanely fast ‘cross launch’ animation. Although its cross launch is fast, its speed boosts could make it feel like you're running in mud. If you know how to use the cross launch to its maximum potential, this could work out very well for most people.
Move
Michael Jordan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
89
Cross Launch
A
Speed Boost
B-
Blowout Dribble
C+
explanation
Michael Jordans dribble style has an amazing cross launch animation. His speedboost is solid as well. His blowout dribble has a slow boost towards the ball hand but its really good if you do it towards the off ball hand.
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
75
Cross Launch
C+
Speed Boost
B
Blowout Dribble
C+
explanation
Zach LaVine, Another solid pick and really well rounded. Has a Decent speed boost paired up with a decent cross launch animation. A solid pick if you want more of a well rounded dribble style over Magic Johnson’s.
Move
Damian Lilllard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Speed w/ Ball
90
Cross Launch
D+
Speed Boost
A
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Damian Lillard is nothing special but has a high requirement of being under 6 ‘5 and at least a 90 speed with ball. Its competitor, Kyrie Irving, is a much better option.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
85
Cross Launch
C
Speed Boost
F
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Ja morant has an 85 speed with ball requirement but has that same running in mud speedboost that Magic Johnson gets. His speed boost is below average also.
Move
Steve Nash
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Speed w/ Ball
83
Cross Launch
B
Speed Boost
C+
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Steve Nash gets that solid cross launch animation that ‘ normal’ gets but keeps a solid speed boost animation with it.
Move
Arike Ogunbowale
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
40
Cross Launch
C+
Speed Boost
C+
Blowout Dribble
D
explanation
Arike Ogunbowale has that ‘pro’ cross launch animation which is solid and has a decent speed boost. A solid pick for a 40 speed with ball requirement.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Speed w/ Ball
25
Cross Launch
B-
Speed Boost
D-
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Chris Pauls dribble style has that terrible speedboost towards the ball hand animation that Magic Johnson gets. His cross launch is usable but his blowout dribbles are really nice.
Move
John Stockton
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Speed w/ Ball
75
Cross Launch
F
Speed Boost
C
Blowout Dribble
C+
explanation
John Stockton sadly is a bottom tier dribble style. Don't recommend
Move
Gabby Williams
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Speed w/ Ball
40
Cross Launch
C
Speed Boost
B-
Blowout Dribble
D
explanation
Gabby Williams has that Ja Morant cross launch animation which is nothing special but also not terrible. She has an above average speed boost too so ultimately not a bad choice.
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Speed w/ Ball
92
Cross Launch
C-
Speed Boost
B-
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Speed w/ Ball
25
Cross Launch
D-
Speed Boost
D-
Blowout Dribble
C
explanation
Basic is the bottom tier of dribble styles. Having the least amount of explosiveness in all of the dribble styles
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Speed w/ Ball
40
Cross Launch
B
Speed Boost
C-
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Normal seems to be a nice go-to when it comes to builds with no ball handle or speed with ball. It’s not much, but the cross launch can lead to beating defenders with a very explosive first step
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Speed w/ Ball
70
Cross Launch
C+
Speed Boost
C
Blowout Dribble
B
explanation
Pro animations are usually better than ‘normal’ animations but with dribble styles ‘normal’ actually has the faster cross launch animation. Both cross launches are very similar, and speed boosts are relatively the same.

NBA 2k24 Signature Size-Up Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleCrossBetween the LegsBehind the BackChaining Movesexplanation
Move
Rafer Alston
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Cross
D+
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
A
Chaining Moves
B+
explanation
Rafer Alston has a very good beind the back in his size up that chains together really nice. It can chain in some between the legs too but watch out for the wonky cross he has.
Move
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Cross
B
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
D+
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Giannis has a solid size up that lets you slowly but effectively chain together his cross and between the legs.
Move
Carmelo Anthony
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C-
explanation
Carmelo Anthony has a slower pace size up with wider crosses and behind the backs.
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Cross
D
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
C
explanation
LaMelo Ball has a lelativley slow cross animation but his behind the back is fast and tight.
Move
Lonzo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Cross
D
Between the Legs
D
Behind the Back
D
Chaining Moves
D
explanation
Lonzo Ball has one of the lower tier size ups and with its slow stiffness it doesnt have much to offer.
Move
Desmond Bane
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
B
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
C-
explanation
Desmond Bane has a solid cross but his size up is relatively stiff and he shortly pauses inbetween each move when he chains moves together.
Move
Mike Bibby
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Cross
A
Between the Legs
B-
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Mike Bibby’s size up is surprisingly good and underrated. He performs his moves a lot faster than most of the other size up animations and chains them together very well.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
B
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
88
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Kobe Bryant has a solid dribble style with nothing awful about it. Perfect for those wanting to replicate the Mamba.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
C-
explanation
Jimmy has solid individual moves but not the best for chaining those moves together. Perfect for those who liket to do one move and go.
Move
Maite Cazorla
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
60
Cross
D
Between the Legs
D
Behind the Back
D
Chaining Moves
D
explanation
Maite Cazorla is a lower tier size up with not much to offer. Slow in all catagories.
Move
J. Cole
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Cross
D
Between the Legs
D
Behind the Back
D
Chaining Moves
D
explanation
J. Cole sadly has a pretty slow size up.
Move
Cade Cunningham
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
B
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
B-
explanation
Cade Cunningham doest have the best individual moves but has amazing chains when comboing his moves together. Especially his cross and between the legs.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Cross
B
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
B-
explanation
Steph Curry has a really nice crossover and can chain it together fast. A solid behind the back and between the legs but when chaining the tween, it makes you hesitate. Solid for those wanting to replicate Curry.
Move
Baron Davis
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
B
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
A
explanation
Baron Davis is incredibly fast at chaining together each of his size up moves. Very good cross, tween, and behind the back.
Move
DeMar DeRozan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
D+
explanation
DeMar DeRozan has pretty average moves and speed but his slow between the legs combo could be helpful for some of those people that like to change pace in game.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Cross
D+
Between the Legs
D+
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
D+
explanation
Luka Doncic isn't a fast size up nor is it good for chaining together moves but still a solid choice for those wanting to replicate his play style.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
85
Cross
B
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Kevin Durant has an unusaul size up. He has amazing double moves chains with the cross and the behind the back. If practices, it can be a really nice size up to use.
Move
De'Aaron Fox
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Cross
A
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C-
explanation
De'Aaron Fox has a very popular cross in his size up package. His between the legs is solid. The behind the back is fast but can be easily stolen due to how wide the ball goes. Not a good size up for chaining moves together but a solid choice for the one move and go people.
Move
Steve Francis
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
95
Cross
A
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
A
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Steve Francis is what all of the best guards use.
Move
Darius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
B+
Between the Legs
B+
Behind the Back
B-
Chaining Moves
A
explanation
Darius Garland is a popular option for those guards without the 95 ball handle for steve francis. It chains together moves really well and keeps the ball tight to protect it from being stolen. A very good choice.
Move
Paul George
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
D+
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
B-
explanation
Paul George’s size up is usable for those Paul George fans. He has a nice flowing chain of crossovers into the between the legs. His singular animations can be very slow though.
Move
Devonte' Graham
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C
Between the Legs
D+
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
D+
explanation
Devonte' Graham can chain together a quick in between the legs into the behind the back but other than that this size up package doesn't have much to offer.
Move
Penny Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Cross
C
Between the Legs
D+
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
D+
explanation
Penny Hardaway isn't the best for chaining together moves nor is it too great with indidual moves.
Move
Tim Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
B-
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
B-
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Tim Hardaway has decent individual moves with solid chaining.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Cross
B-
Between the Legs
B-
Behind the Back
D+
Chaining Moves
B-
explanation
James Harden has his signature between the legs that Harden fans will love. Chaining together the tweens would be great for those trying to replicate him.
Move
Jrue Holiday
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
75
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Jrue Holiday doesn't have the best individual moves but has some nice crosses and tweens when chained together.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Cross
C
Between the Legs
B-
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
B-
explanation
Kyrie Irving has a unique cross and some pretty fast chains when chaining together his size up moves.
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Cross
C
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
D
explanation
LeBron James doesn't have the best moves in his size up but they are unique, especially his crossover, for those who want to replicate him.
Move
Michael Jordan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Michael Jordan has an amazing between the legs chain that moves him backwards to create space from the defender.
Move
Jason Kidd
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Jason Kidd has a nice between the legs chain. Everything else is pretty average.
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
B
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
B-
Chaining Moves
A
explanation
Zach LaVin has a very solid size up package and can be deadly when chaining the crossovers and the between the legs.
Move
Kawhi Leonard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Cross
B
Between the Legs
B-
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Kawhi Leonard has a solid crossover and behind the back. Can also chain together the crossover with the between the legs.
Move
Damian Lilllard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
D+
explanation
Damian Lilllard has a good between the legs chain but nothing special outside of that.
Move
Jeremy Lin
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Jeremy Lin can chain together moves pretty effectively but nothing too special here.
Move
Kyle Lowry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
70
Cross
B-
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Stephon Marbury
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C
Between the Legs
B+
Behind the Back
B+
Chaining Moves
A
explanation
Stephon Marbury has some amazing chaining moves whenever using his between the legs and the behind the back.
Move
CJ McCollum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
D+
Chaining Moves
C-
explanation
CJ McCollum is below average when chaining together moves and doesn't bring a lot of value when using his indiviual moves.
Move
Tracy McGrady
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Cross
B+
Between the Legs
B+
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
A
explanation
Tracy McGrady has amazing chaining moves especially with his crossovers and between the legs.
Move
Donovan Mitchell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Cross
A
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
C
explanation
Donovan Mitchell has a decent size up animation as his crossovers are really fast but overall the size up package feels a little clunky. There may be better options at this threshold.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
C
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Ja Morant has a very sharp individual between the legs and behind the back.
Move
Jamal Murray
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
C
explanation
Jamal Murray a fast cross into the behing the back chain with a unique double between the legs animation.
Move
Steve Nash
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Steve Nash has a solid crossover chain with average chains with the other moves and average idividual moves.
Move
Candace Parker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
60
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Candace Parker has a unique behind the back animation with some solid chains. Some pretty below average individual moves.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Chris Paul has a solid between the legs chain with some good individual moves.
Move
Jordan Poole
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
C
explanation
Jordan Poole has a solid size up package that overall looks very shifty.
Move
Rajon Rondo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C-
explanation
Rajon Rondo has a nice between the legs chain but pretty bad individual moves.
Move
Derrick Rose
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
87
Cross
B
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Derrick Rose has nice indivual moves, chains, and keeps the ball tight and protected.
Move
Terry Rozier III
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Terry Rozier III doesn't have the best individual moves but has some really nice double move chains.
Move
D'Angelo Russell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
C+
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
D'Angelo Russell has some good moves when chaining together the crossovers and between the legs.
Move
Ben Simmons
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Ben Simmons has a nice low crossover animation but while doing his between the legs he brings the ball out very far from his body and we fear that’ll lead to more TOs in game due to bump steals.
Move
Breanna Stewart
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
60
Cross
D
Between the Legs
D
Behind the Back
D
Chaining Moves
D
explanation
Breanna Stewart is a super slow and sluggish size up package
Move
Jalen Suggs
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Jalen Suggs has a really solid and unique behind the back that can chain together very well too. A very sharp individual in between the leg animation too.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Jayson Tatum doesn't have the best individual moves but his double move chains are very usable.
Move
Isaiah Thomas
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Isaiah Thomas has a very nice between the legs chain with a decent crossover chain too.
Move
Dwyane Wade
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
B
Chaining Moves
B
explanation
Dwyane Wade has very solid indivual moves with a very sharp tween behind the back double move.
Move
Kemba Walker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
86
Cross
B
Between the Legs
B
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
B+
explanation
Kemba Walker has very sharp individual animations with the crossover and the between the legs. His between the legs into the behind the back double move and between the legs into the crossover double move are very sharp too.
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Cross
D+
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C+
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
John Wall has a sharp between the legs and behind the back individual animation. He can also chain together those moves pretty well.
Move
Russell Westbrook
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Russell Westbrook doesn't have the best indivual cross or between the legs animation but his indidual behind the back animation is good and he can chain together some moves nicely
Move
Coby White
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Cross
D+
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Coby White has a really nice in between the legs and is good whenever chaining it together also.
Move
Jason Williams
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
C-
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Zion Williamson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Cross
C
Between the Legs
C+
Behind the Back
C
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Zion Williamson has some pretty slow and stiff movement with his size up moves but they chain together fluently
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Cross
B+
Between the Legs
B+
Behind the Back
B-
Chaining Moves
A
explanation
Trae Young has very sharp individual moves with his crossover and his between the legs.On top of that, when chaining any of his size up moves together it looks insanely fast.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
40
Cross
D
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
D
Chaining Moves
F
explanation
Basic is the bare minimum when it comes to size ups. Would not recommend dribbling with this.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Cross
D+
Between the Legs
D+
Behind the Back
D+
Chaining Moves
D+
explanation
Normal is ultimately better than ‘basic’ but not near the level that ‘pro’ is on.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Cross
C-
Between the Legs
C-
Behind the Back
C-
Chaining Moves
C+
explanation
Pro is a better choice than ‘basic’ and ‘normal’ but comes with a tougher ball handle requirement at 70+. A very solid pick for lower ball handle builds, giving you the freedom of still dribbling fluently and chaining together moves.

NBA 2k24 Regular Breakdown Combo Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
Rafer Alston
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Rafer Alston’s Regular breakdown combo is flashy and has a nice chance of pace. The downside is his moves leave the ball unprotected at some parts of his combo.
Move
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Overall
D
explanation
Giannis has a relativley slow regular breakdown combo.
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C
explanation
LaMelo Ball moves forward a lot in his combo which could be nice coming down the court but also could lead you right into a defenders space.
Move
Lonzo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
Lonzo Ball has a nice quick regular breakdown combo that doesn't have a strung out animation.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Nothing fast in this regular breakdown combo although it could work if you burst out of this move fast.
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
88
Overall
C+
explanation
Kobe Bryants combo is very good to use but has that high 88 ball handle requirment.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
B-
explanation
Jimmy Butler isnt a bad option for that 70 ball handle rating. A combo that flows well.
Move
Cade Cunningham
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
D
explanation
Cade Cunningham has a relatively slow regular breakdown combo.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C+
explanation
Stephen Curry has a quick and sharp regular breakdown combo.
Move
DeMar DeRozan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
DeMar Derozan shows a nice change in pace in his regular breakdown combo.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Luka Doncic starts slow but speeds up throughout his combo.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
85
Overall
D+
explanation
Kevin Durant has a pretty slow combo and moves forward so just be careful with this one.
Move
De’Aaron Fox
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
De'Aaron Fox has an amazing change of pace in his combo and can burst out of it at the end.
Move
Steve Francis
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C+
explanation
Steve Francis has a solid regular breakdown combo.
Move
Darius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Daruis Garlad has a very glidey combo and can burst out of it at the end.
Move
Paul George
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B
explanation
Paul George has a nice and tight combo that protects the ball while sizing up his defender.
Move
Penny Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
B
explanation
Penny Hardaway is a big favorite here as he protects the ball very well and stays in place so you can comfortably decide what to do next during this animation
Move
Tim Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Tim Hardaway has a solid combo just be causious of his wide crosses.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C+
explanation
James Harden has a solid, tight and clean regular breakdown combo.
Move
Scoot Henderson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
Scoot Henderson has a relatively fast combo for those that like to dribble fast.
Move
Jrue Holiday
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Jrue Holiday has a 'basic' or 'Normal' animation look to it.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
B
explanation
Kyrie Irving has a very short animation that gets the job done. Thowing one between the legs and then a fast crossover you can burst out of.
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
D
explanation
LeBron has a pretty slow and stiff combo.
Move
Micheal Jordan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Michael Jordan has a solid regular breakdown combo
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B-
explanation
Zach LaVine is a favorite because he creates space from the defender while sizing him up. You can burtst any direction with this move.
Move
Kawhi Leonard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Overall
C
explanation
Kawhi Leonard has a protective combo but is relatively slow. Could be nice for wing players with that 65 ball handle requirment.
Move
Damian Lillard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
D+
explanation
Damian Lillard has a pretty slow combo that moves him forward but if used correctly you can burst out of it at the end.
Move
Stephon Marbury
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
Stephon Marbury has a fast and tight animation that brings him back to create space from his defender.
Move
Tracy McGrady
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
D+
explanation
Tracy McGrady has an unexpectedly slow animation.
Move
Donovan Michell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B-
explanation
D Mitch has an overall fast breakdown move as he moves forward slightly while simultaneously sizing up his defender.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Ja Morant has a decent change of pace but ultimately still a little slow.
Move
Jamal Murry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
B-
explanation
Jamal Murray has a nice, fast and tight animation that keeps him in place.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Chris Paul has a solid regular breakdown combo animation.
Move
Jordan Poole
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Derrick Rose
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
87
Overall
B
explanation
Derrick Rose has a very fast and shifty combo. One of the favorites.
Move
Terry Rozier III
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Terry Rozier III has a solid regular breakdown combo.
Move
D'Angelo Russell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
D'Angelo Russel has a nice few behind the backs in his combo just watch his crossovers are a little unprotected.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Jayson Tatum has a pretty slow regular breakdown combo
Move
Isaiah Thomas
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C+
explanation
Isaiah Thomas has a 'glidey' combo that moves him around a lot on the court.
Move
Kemba Walker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
86
Overall
C
explanation
Kemba Walker has a solid regular breakdown combo.
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
B-
explanation
John Wall has a fast reglar breakdown combo. For those that like to dribble fast.
Move
Russell Westbrook
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
D
explanation
Russell Westbrook has a very short animation of faking a drive but i dont think its good enough of an animation for a defender to respect.
Move
Coby White
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
Coby White has a fast regular size up combo for those who want to dribble fast.
Move
Jason Williams
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
85
Overall
B-
explanation
Jason Williams has a short animation that keeps the ball protected but also dribbles fast.
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C
explanation
Trae Young has a 'glidey' animation that brings him forward and glides him around the court so just be careful using this.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D
explanation
Basic is the lowest tier of dribbling animations.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D
explanation
Normal isn't too bad for a 40 ball handle requirement.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
B
explanation
Pro is one of the shiftiest regular breakdown combos we have and its only at a 70 ball handle requirement

NBA 2k24 Aggressive Breakdown Combo Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
Rafer Alston
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Rafer Alston has his signature crosses in his combo.
Move
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Overall
C
explanation
Giannis has a solid aggressive breakdown combo for that 65 ball handle rating. This is a good budget dribble move.
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C-
explanation
LaMelo has a solid combo that glides him at the end of the animation.
Move
Lonzo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Lonzo Ball has a relativley slow animation but some nice between the legs to size up the defender.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Another overall slow combo here by Devin Booker but moving forward as well so it could work if you bursted out of the move or did a step back for a shot.
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
88
Overall
B
explanation
Kobe Bryan is a big favorite because he walks back several steps to create distance from his defender. Sometimes leading to an open 3.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Jimmy Butler has a relatively slow and stiff aggressive breakdown combo.
Move
Cade Cunningham
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Overall a solid breakdown combo as he simply sizes up.A good combo to burst out of.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C
explanation
Stephen Curry has a very 'glidey' animation that makes him move around the court a lot but ends in his signature stepback to shoot off of.
Move
Demar DeRozan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B
explanation
DeRozan has a nice change of pace and has some fast dribble moves within this combo. Very solid for sizing up a defender.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Luka Doncic has a surprisingly shifty aggressive breakdown combo.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C
explanation
Kevin Durant has a very solid aggressive breakdown combo.
Move
De’Aaron Fox
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
De'Aaron Fox has a fast, tight and protected aggressive breakdown combo for those who want to dribble fast.
Move
Steve Francis
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C+
explanation
Steve Francis has a solid fast combo.
Move
Garius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
Darius Garland is a favorite. It does glide you a little but the 3 fast behind the backs after look really sharp.
Move
Paul George
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
Paul George has a nice start to the animation but looks relativley stiff on the burst out.
Move
Penny Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C+
explanation
There is potential with this aggressive breakdown combo but I fear the first move leaves the ball unprotected and could lead to a TO.
Move
Tim Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Tim Hardaway has a nice tight animation.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C
explanation
James Harden uses his very popular moving in between the legs moves here for all those Harden fans.
Move
Scoot Henderson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Scoot Henderson is solid but be causious of how wide he brinds the ball on his moves.
Move
Jrue Holiday
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
75
Overall
D+
explanation
Jrue Holiday is relatively stiff but could be used for those builds with only a 75 ball handle.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C-
explanation
Kyrie Irving surprisingly deosn't have too good of an animation here.
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
D
explanation
LeBron has a super stiff and glidey animation that looks like the ball could be stolen easily.
Move
Micheal Jordan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
Michael Jordan has his signature between the legs animations here for those Jordan fans.
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Zach LaVine has a solid combo.
Move
Kawhi Leonard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Overall
C
explanation
Kawhi Leonard has a low requirement of 65 ball handle and is a very usable animation.
Move
Damian Lillard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C+
explanation
Damian Lillard has an animation that brings him forward a little bit but overall a solid breakdown combo.
Move
Stephon Marbury
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Stephen Marbury has more of a 'Dribble God' look to it. Overall a solid animation.
Move
Tracy McGrady
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C
explanation
Tracy McGrady has a few changes in pace for those who like to change the pace.
Move
Donovan Michell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
Another fast breakdown combo coming from Donovan Mitchell but just be careful because it looks like this combo could result in a TO due to its wider crosses.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Ja Morant's animation moves him around a lot but the first in-n-out into a crossover animation can be bursted out of.
Move
Jamal Murry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
Jamal Murray has a solid aggressive breakdown combo.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Chris Paul has his signature in-n out move for those CP3 fans.
Move
Jordan Poole
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Jordan Poole has a very glidey aggressive breakdown combo moving forward and left to right.
Move
Derrick Rose
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Derrick Rose has come wide crosses here so just be careful you don't get the ball stolen.
Move
Terry Rozier III
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
Terry Rozier III has a solid aggressive breakdown combo
Move
D’Angelo Russell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
D'Angelo Russel has a good mix of dribble moves and movement in his combo.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Jayson Tatum has a relativley slow animation but he protects the ball and its only a 70 ball handle requirment. Could be nice for wing players to use.
Move
Isaiah Thomas
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
B-
explanation
Isaiah Thomas is another one with a 'dribble god' look to it. Very fast dribbling.
Move
Kemba Walker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
86
Overall
C
explanation
Kemba Walker has a solid aggressive breakdown combo.
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C+
explanation
John Wall has a fake to go left and right within his combo.
Move
Russell Westbrook
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Russel Westbrook has some wide crosses and behind the backs so just be careful using this in front of a defender.
Move
Coby White
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Coby White has a decent combo.
Move
Jason Williams
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
B
explanation
Jason Williams has a nice animation that stands still and does several in between the legs, Giving you time to decide your next move.
Move
Zion Williamson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Zion Williamson has a solid combo but his very last move is unprotected.
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C
explanation
Trae Young has a very 'glidey' animation that moves around a lot.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D
explanation
Basic has the lowest tier of dribbling animations.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D+
explanation
Normal aggresssive breakdown combo isn't too bad. Brings you forwards with several between the legs.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Pro has a really solid aggressive breakdown combo with only a 70 ball handle requirment.

NBA 2k24 Escape Move Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
65
Overall
C+
explanation
This is the go to escape animation for builds with a 65 ball handle. Nothing crazy, just the best for the threshold.
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C-
explanation
LaMelo Ball has a hiccup before his turbo cross and his between the legs has a long strung out animation.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B-
explanation
Devin booker has a very wide turbo crossover.
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
88
Overall
B+
explanation
Kobe Bryant is a very solid option here. His turbo cross is top 3 and his between the legs isnt too bad either.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
Jimmy Bulter was surprising to test as it was a lot better than expected. Recommended to those who want the feeling of something new but still be competitive.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
A
explanation
Curry always has an amazing turbo crossover that is fast and shifty.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
D
explanation
Luka Doncic is right next to 'Basic' in terms of its usability. Very slow.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B
explanation
Kevin Durant is a great option for those with a lower ball handle. (75+)
Move
Joel Embiid
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
55
Overall
D
explanation
Joel Embiid is tough for those low ball handle builds (55+) you have to figure out which one you like better, this or 'Normal'.
Move
De’Aaron Fox
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
91
Overall
B-
explanation
De'Aaron Fox has became a popular escape move this year. Needing a 91 ball handle any build 6'7 and below can get this shifty animation.
Move
Darius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Darius Garland has some long, strung out animations that move slower than most of its competitors.
Move
Paul George
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Paul George is similar to 'Normal' escape move. Really stiff.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
James Harden became popular at the end of 2k23 due to its shiftiness and different movement. Not a bad option.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C+
explanation
Kyrie Irving has a solid escape move animation. Perfect for those wanting to replicate Kyrie.
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
D+
explanation
Lebron James has really stiff and slow animations,
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
D+
explanation
Zach LaVine has slower animations than most of its competitors.
Move
Damian Lillard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
B
explanation
Damian Lillard is a solid option. A very nice turbo crossover.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Ja Morant has some nice animations within his escape move animation. A solid option for those wanting to replicate Ja.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Chris paul has a lower ball handle requirement (80) and isn't a bad option for those that only have that rating.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Jayson Tatum has some solid, usable animations and he protects the ball fairly well here.
Move
Kemba Walker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
86
Overall
A
explanation
Kemba Walker is a favorite. His turbo cross is popularly seen 'crabbing' defenders.
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
John Wall is a nice budget animation as it was very good in 2K23. Solid for 80 Ball handle.
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
92
Overall
A
explanation
Trae Young is a very popular escape. A lot of the top 2k players use this.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D-
explanation
Basic is the lowest tier of dribbling animations.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
40
Overall
C
explanation
Normal has a very low ball handle requirment (40) and is perfect for builds that don't have access to anything else.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Pro is all around pretty decent but its a toss up in terms of if its better than 'Normal' here.

NBA 2k24 Combo Move Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
86
Overall
C-
explanation
LaMelo Ball has a slower animation here but still usable.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
86
Overall
B
explanation
Devin Booker has a very good combo moves package overall. Both his standing and moving combo move are very shifty.
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
88
Overall
C
explanation
Kobe has a solid animation here.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
B+
explanation
Stephen curry has one of the best and most popular combo moves.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Durant has both a nice standing combo move and moving combo move. Not a bad option for 75 ball handle.
Move
De’Aaron Fox
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B+
explanation
De'Aaron Fox is very simular to Curry's, but has a way lower ball handle requirement of 80+.
Move
Tim Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C+
explanation
Tim Hardaway has a very quick combo move here.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
D+
explanation
James harden has a lower tier combo move.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C+
explanation
Kyire's combo move is solid here with a little double behind the back animation,.
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
LeBron has pretty stiff and clunky moves within his combo moves animation.
Move
Zach Lavine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Zach LaVine has a nice driving combo move.
Move
Damian Lillard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C-
explanation
Damian Lillard has a slower combo animation than most.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
84
Overall
C
explanation
Ja Morant has a nice driving combo here.
Move
Jordan Poole
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B-
explanation
Jordan Poole has some shifty standing combo moves as well as a fast moving combo move.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Jayson Tatum has an animation similar to Kyrie's its just a little slower with a lower ball handle requirement of 70+.
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C+
explanation
Trae Young has a nice combo animaiton but his combo is a little wide so be careful using this in traffic.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D
explanation
Basic is the lowest tier of dribbling animations.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
40
Overall
D
explanation
Normal isn't much better than 'Basic' here.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Pro is faster than Normal and Basic.

NBA 2k24 Crossover Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Giannis is very similar to Basic and Normal.
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
D+
explanation
LaMelo Ball has a pretty slow animation here.
Move
Lonzo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Lonzo Ball has a nice moving drop crossover.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
88
Overall
A
explanation
Kobe Bryant has one of the fastest crossovers here.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Jimmy Butler hiccups before he crosses ultimatley slowing it down.
Move
J. Cole
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
D+
explanation
J.Cole has a pretty slow animation.
Move
Mike Conley
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
79
Overall
C
explanation
Mike Conley has a decent moving drop cross here.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C
explanation
Stephen Curry has a stiff looking moving crossover.
Move
DeMar DeRozan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
DeMar DeRozan has a simple moving crossover. Not fast nor slow.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
Luka Doncic has a decent drop crossover here.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Kevin Durant is a very solid option with a good animation overall and a lower ball handle requirement of 75+.
Move
Anthony Edwards
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
76
Overall
C
explanation
Anthony Edwards crossover looks like he's running in mud.
Move
De’Aaron Fox
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
A
explanation
De'Aaron Fox has a very fast crossover animation just like Kobe's but has a way lower ball handle requirement of 80+.
Move
Darius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Daruis Garland looks solid but isn't better than its competitors.
Move
Josh Giddey
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
76
Overall
C
explanation
Josh Giddey has a 'Basic' and 'Normal' look to it.
Move
Shai Gilgeous Alexander
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
84
Overall
C
explanation
SGA has usable crossover animation for those who want to replicate him.
Move
Tyrese Haliburton
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
84
Overall
C
explanation
Haliburton has a slower crossover than most, especially at that 79 ball handle threshold. We recommend John wall at that 80 ball handle threshold just 1 attribute away.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
James harden is solid but no match for its competitors.
Move
Scoot Henderson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Scoot Henderson has a pretty fast animation here.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C+
explanation
Kyrie has a fast drop crossover animation.
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Allen Iverson, the crossover king, is usable but hard to put over other animations at it requirement level (80+)
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Lebron crossover is usable but also slow. There are better options.
Move
Michael Jordan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Michael Jordan has a solid moving crossover.
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B-
explanation
Zach LaVine has a very nice push crossover here.
Move
Kawhi Leonard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Kawhi Leonard has a hiccup at the begginning of the crossover ultimately slowing it down.
Move
Damian Lillard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C-
explanation
Damian Lillard has a pretty fast moving cross here.
Move
Donovan Mitchell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
85
Overall
B
explanation
Donovan Mitchell has a fast crossover animation as well as a moving drop cross animation. Both look solid.
Move
James Moon
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
James Moon looks very slow and stiff.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
D+
explanation
Ja Morant has a hiccup before all animation here.
Move
Jamal Murray
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Jamal Murray is usable for those with a 70+ ball handle.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Chris paul has a nice drop crossover here.
Move
Jordan Poole
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Jordan Poole has nothing special here although overall the animations aren't too bad.
Move
Terry Rozier III
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Terry Rozier III looks really stiff and slow.
Move
D’Angelo Russell
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
D'Angelo Russel has some solid crossovers here for that 75 ball handle requirement.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Jayson Tatum has a solid animation.
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
A-
explanation
John Wall is top 3 right behind Kobe and De'Aaron Fox.
Move
Russell Westbrook
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
87
Overall
C
explanation
Russell Westbrook has all mediocre crossover animation.
Move
Jason Williams
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
D+
explanation
Jason Williams is pretty slow.
Move
Zion Williamson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Zion Williams is pretty slow here.
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
92
Overall
B-
explanation
Trae Young has a nice animation but i wouldn't put it over other animations like De'Aaron Fox.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
C
explanation
Basic surprisingly has a usable crossover animation for those that cant get anthing else.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
C
explanation
Normal is similar to basic and you cant go wrong with either one if you have no other options.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Pro is very similar to both Basic and Normal with a faster moving between the legs animation than the both of them.

NBA 2k24 Spin Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
LaMelo has a good standing behind the back but has a hiccup in the moving behind the back animation.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
88
Overall
C-
explanation
Kobe has a really nice moving behind the back.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Jimmy Bulter has a decent behind the back for standing and moving.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
B
explanation
Stephen Curry has his famous 'Curry Slide' and a decent moving behind the back.
Move
DeMar DeRozan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
DeMar DeRozan has a decent moving and standing behind the back.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
D+
explanation
Luka Doncic has some pretty slow animations.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Kevin Durant has a solid standing behind the back but his moving one is so slow.
Move
Anthony Edwards
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
76
Overall
C-
explanation
A slow standing behind the back with a mediocre moving behind the back.
Move
De’Aaron Fox
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
De'Aaron Fox has a decent standing behind the back but a pretty nice moving behind the back.
Move
Darius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Daruis Garland has a solid moving and standing behind the back.
Move
Tyrese Haliburton
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
87
Overall
B-
explanation
By far Haliburtons best animation. This animation has a nice standing behind the back to create space and also a good moving behind the back.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
James Harden has a solid animation here.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C-
explanation
This Kyrie animation is overall stiff and hard to burst out of to beat a defender
Move
Allen Iverson
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
D+
explanation
LeBron James has a decent standing behind the back. His moving looks nice but has a little hiccup before.
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
84
Overall
C-
explanation
Zach LaVine has a good standing and moving behind the back animation.
Move
Kawhi Leonard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Kawhi Leonard has some slow animations here.
Move
Damian Lillard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C-
explanation
A very explosive standing behind the back but a slow and clunky moving behind the back. Similar to Jamal Murray.
Move
James Moon
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
James Moon isn't a bad option for those low ball handle builds (75+)
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
A Nice size up type of standing behind the back but not a fast moving behind the back.
Move
Jamal Murray
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
83
Overall
B
explanation
Jamal Murray has a very popular standing behind the back animation but his moving behind the animation is not so good.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C+
explanation
Chris Paul is solid all around.
Move
Scottie Pippen
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
D+
explanation
Scottie Pippen is usable but hard to put it over its competitors.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
Jayson Tatum is decent all around for that 75 ball handle rating.
Move
Andrew Wiggins
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Andrew Wiggins has a good standing behind the back but his moving one is pretty slow and stiff.
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C+
explanation
Trae Young has a decent standing behing the back but his moving one is by far the best in season 1.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D-
explanation
Basic behind is the slowest of them all.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
40
Overall
D+
explanation
Normal has a decent standing behind the back but the moving one isn't much better than 'Basics'
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
Pro has both a good standing and moving behind the back.

NBA 2k24 Stepback Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
88
Overall
C+
explanation
Overall not bad and very solid. Very usable. One of his spin animations includes a between the legs and then spin, which no other animation has.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C+
explanation
Steph Curry has an overall solid spin animation as he doesnt seem to slow down and keeps his momentum going forward.
Move
Anthony Davis
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Move
DeMar DeRozan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Luka has a fast behind the back animation but doesnt always trigger. Overall not a bad choice for that 75 ball handle threshold.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Move
Anthony Edwards
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
76
Overall
C
explanation
Move
Joel Embiid
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
55
Overall
C-
explanation
Joel Embiid spin move might be that go to spin animation for most big man builds with some ball handle on them. Nothing crazy but overall a solid animation.
Move
Darius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B
explanation
Move
Tyrese Haliburton
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
79
Overall
B-
explanation
Haliburton has a solid spin move but he sometimes gets a very slow animation so just watch out for that if youre looking to use this dribble move.
Move
Penny Hardaway
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B-
explanation
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C
explanation
Kyrie has a slow spin in this animation but could be still worth it as hes doing an unusual freeze type of dribble in the middle of the spin.
Move
LeBron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Move
Nikola Jokic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
55
Overall
C-
explanation
Move
Kawhi Leonard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
Move
James Moon
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Move
Jamal Murray
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Move
Steve Nash
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
Move
Terry Rozier III
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
Move
Karl-Anthony Towns
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C+
explanation
Move
Andrew Wiggins
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Move
Trae Young
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
92
Overall
B-
explanation
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D-
explanation
Basic has the lowest tier of dribbling animations. A very slow spin here.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
40
Overall
D
explanation
Normal spin isn't much better than basic. it even has some of the same animations.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Pro is faster than 'Normal' and 'Basic'.

NBA 2k24 Hesitation Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Giannis has a decent snatchback but a slower moving hopback than pro.
Move
Devin Booker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Will be available in a future season
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Jimmy Butler has another amazingly sharp moving hopback here along with other solid animations.
Move
Vince Carter
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Vince Carter is a favorite for those 6'9-6'11 builds.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
C+
explanation
Stephen Curry has good animations all around here.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
Luka Donic has his amazingly popular moving stepback here that a lot of people usind during 2k23.
Move
Joel Embiid
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
55
Overall
D
explanation
Joel Embiid might has the worst animations out of all the stepbacks here.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C-
explanation
James Harden has below average animations here.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C-
explanation
Kyrie Irving has all around solid animations.
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
Move
Kawhi Leonard
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Kawhi Leonard has a below average snatchback but everything else is decent.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C+
explanation
Chris Paul with an amazing hopback as well as solid moves all around.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
Jayson Tatum has some slower moves here.
Move
Kemba Walker
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
86
Overall
C+
explanation
Kemba Walker is never a bad option. Having all around good animations.
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
A
explanation
John Wall clears here. Being the best of these stepback animations.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D
explanation
Basic has the lowest tier of dribbling animations.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
40
Overall
D+
explanation
Normal isn't a bad option for anyone lower than a 70 ball handle.
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Pro has some clean animations. All around solid.

NBA 2k24 Hesitation Grades

MoveMin HeightMax HeightBall HandleOverallexplanation
Move
LaMelo Ball
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
85
Overall
C-
explanation
LaMelo Ball isn't a bad option here but its hard for it to compete with other animations at its 85 ball handle requirement level.
Move
Larry Bird
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Larry Bird has some short clean animations here.
Move
Kobe Bryant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
88
Overall
B-
explanation
Kobe Bryant is one of the most popular hesitations in season 1 due to its well roundedness.
Move
Jimmy Butler
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Jimmy Bulter always had an amazingly sharp moving hesitaion.
Move
Stephen Curry
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
92
Overall
B
explanation
Stephen Curry has an amazingly fast moving hesitation along with other solid animations.
Move
DeMar DeRozan
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C-
explanation
DeMar DeRozan isn't too bad of an option for that 75 ball handle rating.
Move
Luka Doncic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
D+
explanation
Luka Doncic has some pretty slow and stiff animations.
Move
Kevin Durant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B-
explanation
Kevin Durant always has nice animations for his low rating requirements and it doesn't change here.
Move
Anthony Edwards
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
76
Overall
C
explanation
Anthony Edwards has a solid moving hesitation.
Move
Darius Garland
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B-
explanation
Darius Garland has all around good animations here.
Move
Paul George
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Paul George has a nice moving hesitation with other solid animations.
Move
Tyrese Haliburton
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
79
Overall
C+
explanation
The standing hesitation drags your player like the Ja Morant animation does so watch out for that. Other than that the animation is usable.
Move
James Harden
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
C
explanation
James Harden has a lower tier hesitaion.
Move
Kyrie Irving
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'4
Ball Handle
90
Overall
C+
explanation
Kyire Irving has a nice standing hesitation as well as a solid moving hesitation.
Move
Lebron James
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
LeBron has a really fast moving hesitation and overall some solid animations although his standing hesitation is pretty slow.
Move
Zach LaVine
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
82
Overall
C+
explanation
Nothing special in this hesitation package as most of the moves are slower than other hesitation packages.
Move
James Moon
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
D+
explanation
James Moon has some funky animations here.
Move
Ja Morant
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
75
Overall
B-
explanation
Ja Morant is one of the most popular hesitations right next to Kobe.
Move
Jamal Murray
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C
explanation
Jamal Murray doesn't have the best animations but isn't a bad option for that 70 ball handle rating.
Move
Chris Paul
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
85
Overall
B-
explanation
Chris Paul has some really nice animations but its hard to put over other options at its 85 ball handle requirement.
Move
Scottie Pippen
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C+
explanation
Scottie Pippen has a solid moving hesitation as well as other decent animations. A very good option for those with a 70 ball handle.
Move
Rajon Rondo
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Nothing too special in this hesitation package but nothing overly slow either. Very consistent animations.
Move
Jayson Tatum
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
75
Overall
C
explanation
Jayson Tatum has some clunky animations here.
Move
John Wall
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
6'9
Ball Handle
80
Overall
B-
explanation
John Wall has some good animation but also some bad ones.
Move
Basic
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
25
Overall
D
explanation
Basic has the lowest tier of dribbling animations.
Move
Normal
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
40
Overall
D+
explanation
Normal has a decent moving hesitation as well as other solid animations
Move
Pro
Min Height
5'7
Max Height
7'3
Ball Handle
70
Overall
C-
explanation
Pro is never a bad option especially with hesitations. Some fast moves coming out of this animation.
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