NBA 2K21 Player Creation Animation Requirements and Cutoffs

September 4th, 2020

Jump Shot Speed

The Quick Draw badge was removed in NBA 2K21 and the Jump Shot Creator is unlocked from the start. Height determines how fast you can make your jump shot.

  • Very Quick Jump Shot - Height must be 6'6" or lower (Hall of Fame Quick Draw last year).

  • Quick Jump Shot - Height must be 6"9 or lower (Gold Quick Draw last year)

Dribble Move Animations

This year 2K is much more strict on who can get the good dribble move animations. Last year the requirement was only 70 Ball Handle. In 2K21 all Pro Dribble moves require 80 Ball Handle.

This was changed from 85 Ball Handle to 80 Ball Handle requirement in Patch 3 on 9/28/20.

  • Pro Dribble Moves - 80 Ball Handle

Layup Package Animations

Layup package requirements are unchanged in NBA 2K21.

  • Circus - 80 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

  • Dominant Big - 80 Driving Layup, SF, PF, C

  • Float Specialist - 70 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

  • Fundamental - PG, SG, SF

  • Long Athlete - 70 Driving Layup

  • Steph Curry - 80 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

  • George Gervin - 70 Driving Layup

  • James Harden - 80 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

  • Kyrie Irving - 80 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

  • Lebron James - 80 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

  • Michael Jordan - 80 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

  • Ben Simmons - 70 Driving Layup

  • Russell Westbrook - 80 Driving Layup, PG, SG, SF

Contact Dunk Package Animations

Dunk package requirements are unchanged in NBA 2K21.

  • Pro Contact Dunks - 84 Driving Dunk

  • Elite Contact Dunks - 85 Driving Dunk

  • Small Contact Dunks - 85 Driving Dunk, PG, SG, SF

  • Big Man Contact Dunks - 50 Driving Dunk, 75 Standing Dunk, PF, C

Alley-Oop Package Animations

  • Pro Alley-Oop - Driving Dunk 65

  • Elite Alley-Oop - Driving Dunk 85

Park Dunks and Alley-Oops

  • Park Dunks - 70 Driving Dunk, Rep Level Required

  • Park Alley-Oops - 85 Driving Dunk, Rep Level Required