All Dribble Move Requirements in NBA 2K23

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One cannot be just a mediocre dribbler in NBA 2K23.

It’s been nearly a week since NBA 2K’s latest entry made its way into countless platforms across the world, and things seem to be going well for the long-running basketball franchise. With so many ways to customize your MyPlayer build, we’re figuring out the best ways to take on all challengers. That’s why we’re here today to discuss every dribble move requirement in NBA 2K23.

Guide to Dribble Move Requirements in NBA 2K23

As has typically been the case with NBA 2K over the years, one cannot simply hope to get by on their mediocre dribbling. Sure it can take you far in career mode, but if you’re truly going to make a dent while going head-to-head with another human, you’re dribbling better be up to snuff. Let’s take a look at what players require in order to use every dribble move. To master many, it’ll take the right combination of ball-handling skill, speed, and height. And rest assured, there are plenty of options.

Dribbling Styles

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro
Devin Booker 80+ 6’9″
Steph Curry 92+ 6’4″
Joel Embiid 65+
James Harden 75+ 6’9″
Allen Iverson 85+ 6’4″
LeBron James 75+ 6’9″
Michael Jordan 75+ 6’9″
Zach LaVine 75+ 6’9″
Damian Lillard 90+ 6’4″
Steve Nash 80+ 6’4″
Chris Paul 80+ 6’4″
Jerry West 65+ 6’4″
Seimone Augustus 6’9″
Arike Ogunbowale 6’9″
Gabby Williams 6’9″

Signature Size-Ups

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro 75+
Rafer Alston 80+ 6’9″
Giannis Antetokounmpo 65+
Carmelo Anthony 70+
LaMelo Ball 85+ 6’9″
Desmond Bane 70+ 6’9″
Devin Booker 75+ 6’9″
Kobe Bryant 88+ 6’9″
Jimmy Butler 70+ 6’9″
J. Cole 70+
Cade Cunningham 75+ 6’9″
Stephen Curry 92+ 6’4″
DeMar DeRozan 75+ 6’9″
Kevin Durant 85+
De’Aaron Fox 80+ 6’9″
Steve Francis 85+ 6’4″
Darius Garland 80+ 6’4″
Paul George 75+ 6’9″
Penny Hardaway 85+ 6’9″
James Harden 85+ 6’9″
Jrue Holiday 75+ 6’4″
Kyrie Irving 90+ 6’4″
LeBron James 70+ 6’9″
Jason Kidd 80+ 6’4″
Zach LaVine 75+ 6’9″
Kawhi Leonard 65+
Jeremy Lin 70+ 6’9″
Kyle Lowry 70+ 6’4″
Stephon Marbury 80+ 6’4″
Tracy McGrady 85+ 6’9″
Ja Morant 75+ 6’9″
Steve Nash 80+ 6’4″
Chris Paul 80+ 6’4″
Jordan Poole 80+ 6’4″
Rajon Rondo 70+
Terry Rozier 80+ 6’9″
D’Angelo Russell 75+ 6’9″
Ben Simmons 65+
Jalen Suggs 75+ 6’9″
Isaiah Thomas 85+ 6’4″
Kemba Walker 86+ 6’4″
Russell Westbrook 70+ 6’9″
Jason WIlliams 85+ 6’4″
Zion Williamson 70+
Trae Young 92+ 6’4″

Size-Up Escapes

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro 75+
Kobe Bryant 88+
Luka Dončić 70+
Paul George 75+
Kyrie Irving 90+ 6’9″
LeBron James 70+
Damian Lillard 90+ 6’9″
John Wall 80+ 6’9″

Moving Crossover

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro 75+
LaMelo Ball 80+ 6’9″
Lonzo Ball 80+ 6’9″
Devin Booker 80+ 6’9″
Kobe Bryant 88+
Steph Curry 92+ 6’9″
Kevin Durant 75+
James Harden 80+ 6’9″
Kyrie Irving 90+ 6’9″
LeBron James 70+
Michael Jordan 75+
Zach LaVine 75+
Damian Lillard 90+ 6’9″
Donovan Mitchell 75+
Jordan Poole 80+
Jayson Tatum 75+
Russell Westbrook 80+ 6’9″
Trae Young 92+ 6’9″
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Moving Behind The Back

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro 75+
Steph Curry 92+ 6’9″
James Harden 80+ 6’9″
Kyrie Irving 90+ 6’9″
Allen Iverson 80+ 6’9″
Zach LaVine 75+ 6’9″
Damian Lillard 90+ 6’9″
Ja Morant 75+ 6’9″
Trae Young 92+ 6’9″

Moving Spin

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro 75+
Jimmy Butler 75+
Kevin Durant 75+
Joel Embiid 70+
Penny Hardaway 75+
LeBron James 80+
Kawhi Leonard 75+
Steve Nash 80+ 6’9″
Jayson Tatum 75+
John Wall 80+ 6’9″
Andrew Wiggins 70+

Moving Hesitation

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro 75+
Luka Dončić 75+
Kevin Durant 80+
James Harden 80+ 6’9″
Kyrie Irving 90+ 6’9″
Zach LaVine 75+
Rajon Rondo 75+

Moving Stepback

Animation Speed with Ball Ball Handling Min. Height Max. Height
Basic
Normal
Pro 75+
Giannis Antetokounmpo 70+
Vince Carter 70+
Steph Curry 92+ 6’9″
Luka Dončić 80+
James Harden 80+ 6’9″
Kawhi Leonard 70+
Chris Paul 75+ 6’9″
Jayson Tatum 75+
John Wall 80+ 6’9″

Like we said, there are plenty of options for players looking to get creative. And as things stand, these are all of the dribble requirements for NBA 2K23. So, what are you waiting for? And if you liked this and would like to see more NBA 2K23-related content, you’re in luck! We’ve got other guides such as all contact dunk requirements and all NBA 2K mobile codes for September—as well as countless links below. So, be sure to keep your eyes locked on Twinfinite.

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