Creating the perfect jumpshot can be difficult in NBA 2K23; with so many choices and animation blending, there are tons of combinations that can create great jumpshots. Depending on your style of play, you may want a fast jumpshot or one that can rise over defenders. The best jumpshots are ones that have a combination of all aspects, including a fast release, high release point, and the longest green window. Here are the best jumpshots in NBA 2K23.
|Rank||Base||Release 1||Release 2||Blending|
|10||Lamelo Ball||Luka Doncic||Rudy Gay||50/50|
|9||Lamelo Ball||Cole Anthony||Cole Anthony||N/A|
|8||Cole Anthony||Luka Doncic||Luka Doncic||N/A|
|7||Lamelo Ball||Oscar Robertson||Oscar Robertson||N/A|
|6||Kyle Kuzma||Oscar Robertson||Larry Bird||85/15|
|5||Kyle Kuzma||Rudy Gay||Rudy Gay||N/A|
|4||Kevin Porter Jr.||Darius Garland||Darius Garland||N/A|
|3||Kobe Bryant||Oscar Robertson||Oscar Robertson||N/A|
|2||Ray Allen||Oscar Robertson||Oscar Robertson||N/A|
|1||Steph Curry||Oscar Robertson||Steph Curry||70/30|
Depending on your build, there may be better jumpshots for your style of play, but this list is for the most variety of heights and shooting skill. If your player is a guard or forward with good midrange and three point skills, these jumpshots will work very well for you. As you can see, many of the best jumpshots have similar bases and releases.
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Best individual Jumpshot animations in NBA 2K23
If you want a very high release point that is difficult to block, the Oscar Robertson release is a go-to for many top players. Many of the lower base animations including Steph Curry, Lamelo Ball, and Kyle Kuzma are very quick and have very smooth pull-ups, so your shot feels more fluid.
It is a good idea to experiment with different lower bases and releases to find a good jumpshot for you. Every player is different, so you may find slight variations to the top jumpshots work better for you. One very important part of developing your own jumpshot is making sure the animation works well for you and you can time each shot for those green lights. After creating your jumpshot, you may want to go to the practice facility or try a few NBA games out before taking it to the Park.
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