NBA 2K23 Tips: How to Fake Pass

The fake pass is a useful way to keep the defense honest when they’re overplaying the passing lanes and to try to disrupt their rhythm. Here’s a quick and simple tutorial on how to fake pass in NBA 2K23.

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How to Fake Pass in NBA 2K23

  • Press Y & B (Xbox)
  • Press Triangle + Square (PlayStation)
  • Press X + A (Nintendo Switch)

* note: press both buttons simultaneously

NBA 2K23 Fake Pass Tips

  • The best situation to fake a pass is when the defense is over-eager in playing the passing lanes
  • Good move for throwing off the defense’s rhythm
  • The fake pass animation may change slightly depending on where your player is positioned on the court.
  • If you see an opponent over-playing your teammate, you can use the fake pass to bait the defender and have your teammate cut in the opposite direction (e.g. baseline cut)

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