NBA 2K Tips: How to Throw and Call for an Ally-Oop

Here is a simple beginner tip for throwing and calling for one of the most exciting plays in basketball and in NBA 2K – the ally-oop. Note: This is for the default controller settings. Also, having a good passer to throw the oop, a good dunker to finish it, a good angle, and a clear path, will all factor in to the success rate of an ally-oop.

To Throw an Alley-Oop: Double Tap Triangle / Y (left stick selects recipient, toward basket for oop-to-self)

To Call for Alley-Oop: Double tap Triangle / Y (while cutting toward hoop), then press Square/X or Hold R stick while in the air to finish the oop.

To Throw an Ally-Oop:

Xbox One: Press LT + X (LS selects recipient, toward basket for a self ally-oop)

PS4: Press L2 + Square (LS selects recipient, toward basket for a self ally-oop)

To Call for an Ally-Oop:

Xbox One: Press LT + X (While cutting toward basket)

PS4: Press L2 + Square (While cutting toward basket)