NBA 2K23 Tips: How to Throw a Flashy Pass

A flashy pass is one of the most exciting plays in basketball, especially if the play is culminated with a highlight dunk. From Jason “White Chocolate” Williams’ off-the-elbow pass, to Magic Johnson’s no-lookers, to Nikola Jokic’s wizardry, NBA 2K23 gives fans the ability to replicate some of the best looking dimes in basketball.

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How to Throw a Flashy Pass in NBA 2K23

There are two ways to do flashy passes in NBA 2K23:

The first and probably the most common method is simple:

  • Double Tap B (Xbox)
  • Double Tap Circle (Playstation)

Another method is to change your controller settings to make ‘Flashy’ the default pass type for Pro Stick.

  1. Go to controller settings
  2. Select ‘Pro Stick Pass Type’
  3. Enable ‘Flashy’

How to Equip Flashy Passes in NBA 2K23

Flashy Passes will take on the animations of whatever player you’re using and their signature pass style. Here’s how to purchase and equip flashy passes in the game.

How to equip and purchase Pass Styles:

  1. To purchase a signature Pass Style, head over to MyPLAYER > Animations > Animations Store > Playmaking Moves > Pass Styles
  2. To equip it, go to Gameplay Animations > Pass Style

How to equip and purchase Park Flashy Passes:

  1. To purchase a signature Park Flashy Pass, head over to MyPLAYER > Animations > Animations Store > Playmaking Moves > Park Flashy Passes
  2. To equip it, go to Gameplay Animations > Park Flashy Pass

NBA 2K23 Flashy Pass Tips

  • For the best success rate, pass to the open man who’s in position to score
  • Avoid passes in heavy traffic
  • Equip the Special Delivery Badge
  • Increase the Pass Accuracy attribute

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