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NBA Live 08
OFFENSE CONTROLS:
Directional Button
Quick Plays. Play Calling (Double Tap).
Left Analog Stick
Move Player
Right Analog Stick
Freestyle Moves
X Button
Normal Pass (Tap). Lob Pass (Hold).
Square Button
Lay-Up. Dunk. Tip Slam (When Close To Basket).
Circle Button
Shoot (Hold To Jump, Release To Shoot). Fake (Tap). Tip In.
Triangle Button
Power Dribble (When Stationary). Mid-Air Rebound.
L1 Button
Back Down
L3 Button
Activate Hot Spots (Hold). Deactivate Hot Spots.
R1 Button
Turbo
Start Button
Pause Menu
Touch Pass
Press X Button while ball is in air, aim with Left Analog Stick.
Pro-Hop
Alley-Oop Pass
Direct Pass
Off-Ball Switch
Free Throws
Press Down to begin shooting motion, then press up to release ball.
Slam Dunk
Aim Left Analog Stick toward basket and press Square Button when close to basket.
Fade-Away Jump Shot
Aim Left Analog Stick away from basket, then Press Circle Button.
DEFENSE CONTROLS:
Directional Button
Quick Plays. Play Calling (Double Tap)
Left Analog Stick
Move Player
Right Analog Stick
Down = Defensive Stance/Box Out. Left/Right = Steal Attempt.
X Button
Switch Player (Direction of Left Analog Stick Chooses Defender)
Square Button
Steal. Intercept. Hard Foul (Press Repeatedly).
Circle Button
Take Charge
Triangle Button
Block. Rebound.
L1 Button
Activate Defensive Assist
L2 Button
Last Man Back (Tap)
R1 Button
Turbo
Start Button
Pause Menu
Select Button
Intentional Foul
Direct Player Switch
3-POINT SHOOTOUT CONTROLS:
X Button
Jump (Press). Shoot (Release).
Square Button
Jump (Press). Shoot (Release).
Triangle Button
Jump (Press). Shoot (Release).
Circle Button
Jump (Press). Shoot (Release).
L1 Button
Switch Camera View
R1 Button
Pick Up Ball
SLAM DUNK CONTEST (ON GROUND) CONTROLS:
Left Analog Stick
Move Player
Right Analog Stick
Ball Toss
X Button
2 Foot 180 Gather
Square Button
1 Foot Gather
Triangle Button
1 Foot 180 Gather
Circle Button
2 Foot Gather
L1 Button
Dunk. Toss Modifier.
R1 Button
Dunk. Toss Modifier.
SLAM DUNK CONTEST (IN AIR) CONTROLS:
Left Analog Stick
Rotate Player (On 180 Gathers)
X Button
Clutch
Square Button
Tomahawk
Triangle Button
Windmill
Circle Button
Pump
L1 Button
Dunk Modifier
R1 Button
Dunk Modifier