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ESPN NBA 2K5

JUMP BALL CONTROLS
X Button Jump to Tip the Ball to a Teammate. Rapidly Press X to Vie for Jump Ball.

OFFENSE CONTROLS
Left Thumbstick Move Player. Dribble.
Right Thumbstick IsoMotion Jukes
A Button Pass to Nearest Player. Tap A for Pass Fake. Double Tap A for a Lead Pass. A Button + Left Thumbstick in Towards Player = Pass Ball to Teammate of Your Choice.
B Button Crossover. Hesitation Dribble. Cancel Crossover. B Button + Right Trigger = Spin Move. Hold B Button + Move Left Thumbstick = Chain Multiple Dribbles Together.
X Button Shoot
Y Button Hop Step
White Button Call for a Pick. Play Call. Team Strategy.
Black Button Pass Icons
Left Trigger Back Down
Right Trigger Turbo
Start Pause
Back Timeout
Combo #1 B + Left Thumbstick Centered = Dribble Ball Between Legs
Combo #2 B + Left Thumbstick Left/Right = Perform Crossover/Driving Move. (To cancel Driving Move, center the Left Thumbstick and press B.)
Combo #3 B + Left Thumbstick Away From Basket = Perform Crossover/Step-Back Move. (To cancel Driving Move, center the Left Thumbstick and press B.)
Combo #4 A + X = Alley-Oop Pass
Combo #5 Move and Hold Left Thumbstick Away From Basket + X Button = Shoot a Fade-Away
Combo #6 Dribble Close to Basket + Press X While Moving Left Thumbstick Towards Basket = Attempt Layup or Dunk (Using the Right Trigger will increase the range of lay-ups and dunks.)
Combo #7 Press A in Mid-Air + Hold X = Pass Ball While in Shooting Motion
Combo #8 Pull and Hold Left Trigger + Y Button (During Post Up) = Drop Step Move

FREE THROW SHOOTING CONTROLS
A Button Set Power and Shoot
Left Trigger Aim Shot
Right Trigger Aim Shot

DEFENSE CONTROLS
Directional Pad Move Player
Left Thumbstick Move Player
Right Thumbstick Click for am Intentional Foul
A Button Switch Player
B Button Steal
X Button Block. Jump. To Power Up Block, Pull and Hold Right Trigger + X. Dive for Loose Balls.
Y Button Take Charge
White Button Play Call Strategy
Black Button Defender Switch
Left Trigger Double Team
Right Trigger Turbo
Start Pause
Back Timeout During Dead Ball Situations
Combo #1 Press X When in Mid-Air to Try to Steal a Pass
Combo #2 Run Towards Passing Lane + Pull and Hold Right Trigger + X Button = Lunge for the Steal

PLAY CALL AND STRATEGY OVERLAY CONTROLS
Directional Pad Left/Right = Select Strategy. Up/Down = Change Strategy Level.