Speed boosting has been in the NBA 2K series for years, but NBA 2K24 marks the first time it’s been turned into an official controls mechanic. Here’s a quick tutorial on how to speed boost in NBA 2K24.
How to Speed Boost in NBA 2K24
- Tap RT (Xbox) or R2 (PlayStation) while driving, for a quick burst of speed to break a defender off and set up an open shot.
- That’s it!
NBA 2K24 Speed Booster Badge
There is now an actual “Speed Booster Badge” in NBA 2K24. Here is the badge description: “A perimeter-only quick first step badge, Speed Booster will allow for quicker launches when coming from a stand-still dribble situation.” So to speed boost even more effectively, equip this badge.
NBA 2K24 Speed Boost Tips
- Combine speed boost with other dribble moves to mix it up
- Can be used as a launch into a blow-by, to get to open spot to shoot, and more