NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshot

While there are many moves you can perform in NBA 2K24, from dunking, to complicated dribbling, the basics are where its at. If you don’t have a solid grasp on them, then you will likely lose. Enter – the jumpshoot. This is one of the primary moves you can perform in the game, and as such – you will need to master it so that you rarely miss. So if you want to make the best jumpshots you can in NBA 2K24, this guide is here to help you do precisely that.

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NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshots
NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshots

NBA 2K24 Best Settings for Jumpshot

Go into options and from there, into Settings. The first thing you want to set up here is to have your Shot Feedback be set to All Shots. After that, go into Controller Settings and look for the Shot Timing Visual Cue. Set this either to Release or Push. Be sure to test this to see which one you prefer. The Jump Shot Meter should be On. Conversely, set the Free Throw Meter to Off.

NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshot for 6’10”

The combination of LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Durant gives you a nice balance of consistency and flair. You can adjust the release speed and animation blending to your preference, but I find that these settings work best for me. Here’s how to setup this player:

  • Lower/Base – Kevin Durant.
  • Upper Release 1 – LaMarcus Aldridge.
  • Upper Release 2 – LaMarcus Aldridge.
  • Release Speed – Normal.
  • Blending – 50%/50%.

NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshot for at Least 6’10”

This next Jumpshot build is very similar to the last one. It uses the same base and upper releases as the NBA stars Danilo Gallinari and Giannis Antetokounmpo, who are both above 6’10” and have excellent shooting skills. This jump shot has a release height of B+, a release speed of A-, a timing stability of B+, and a defensive immunity of B. It also has a smooth and natural motion that is easy to time and control. It will provide you with a high release height, a swift release speed, good timing stability, and decent defensive immunity. These aspects will help you make more shots and dominate your matches.

  • Lower/Base – Danilo Gallinari.
  • Upper Release 1 – Giannis Antetokounmpo.
  • Upper Release 2 – Giannis Antetokounmpo.
  • Release Speed – Normal.
  • Blending – 50%/50%.

NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshot for Under 6’5″

A very clean and effective Jumpshot build. These settings will give you a smooth and natural-looking jumpshot that matches your player’s height and speed. It has a consistent green window, which means you can make more shots if you time it right. The build is perfect for under 6’5″ players who can play multiple positions and score from anywhere on the court. You can also tweak them to your liking, but I find that these work best for us.

  • Lower/Base – Stephen Curry.
  • Upper Release 1 – Kyrie Irving.
  • Upper Release 2 – Kyrie Irving.
  • Release Speed – 100%.
  • Blending – 60%/40%.

NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshot for Under 6’4″ Point Guards and Shooting Guards

Another good build, this time centred around PG and SG. This jumpshot works best for under 6’4″ point guards and shooting guards because it’s fast enough to get off before taller defenders can close out and accurate sufficiently to hit shots from anywhere on the court.

  • Lower/Base – Jump Shot 98 – One of the fastest and most reliable bases in the game. It has a high arc and a good release point, which makes it easy to time and hard to contest.
  • Upper Release 1 – Rudy Gay – It gives the jumpshot a nice balance of speed and accuracy. Rudy Gay’s release adds some extra height and snap to the shot, which helps with green releases.
  • Upper Release 2 – Rudy Gay.
  • Release Speed – Quick.
  • Blending – 70%/30%.

Best Jumpshot under 6’4″

  • Lower/Base: Kevin Porter Jr – This is a very fast and smooth base that gives you a high release point and a good green window. It works well for any build, but especially for those who need to get their shot off fast before the defence closes in.
  • Upper Release 1: Oscar Robertson – This is a simple and clean release that has a high arc and a quick flick. It’s easy to time and looks good on any base.
  • Upper Release 2: Oscar Robertson
  • Release Speed – Quick.
  • Blending: 50% / 50% – If you want to have more control and consistency over your shot, go for a higher percentage of one release (e.g., 70/30 or 80/20).

NBA 2K24 Best Jumpshot for 6’5″ to 6’9″ Power Forwards

Ideal for Power Forwards and Small Forwards. It works well for any build and any playstyle, whether you’re a stretch four, a glass cleaner, or a slasher. It also works well for any game mode, whether you’re playing in MyCareer, MyTeam, or The Park. These settings will give you a nice balance between speed and accuracy, as well as a smooth and consistent animation. With this jumpshot, you’ll be able to score from anywhere on the court, whether it’s a mid-range pull-up, a corner three, or a fadeaway in the post. You’ll also be able to get more green releases and avoid getting blocked by taller defenders.

  • Lower/Base – JT Thor.
  • Upper Release 1 – Saddiq Bey.
  • Upper Release 2 – James Harden.
  • Release Speed – 100% – The jumpshot is as fast as possible, which provides you an advantage over slower defenders and allows you to get the shot off before they can contest it.
  • Blending – 50%/50% – The upper and lower releases are equally weighted and balanced. It will give you a consistent and smooth jumpshot that feels comfy and natural.

Best Big Man Jumpshot 6’10”-7’3″

A perfect Jumpshot build for centers. This jumpshot build works for any center or power forward between 6’10” and 7’3″. Whether you want to dominate the paint, stretch the floor, or be a versatile threat, this jumpshot will help you get buckets. This jumpshot has a solid release and a high arc, which makes it hard to contest. It also has a smooth and consistent motion, which makes it easy to time. It works well for both mid-range and three-point shots.

  • Lower/Base – Dwight Powell.
  • Upper Release 1 – Marquese Chriss.
  • Upper Release 2 – Tyler Cook.
  • Release Speed – Normal.
  • Blending – 92%/8%.

Finally, if you want to see some more great Big Man Jumpshot builds, check out our separate guide on the topic!

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