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Also on:PS2, GC
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Gameplay Controls

NBA Live 2003

OFFENSE
Directional Pad Call an offensive Quick Play
Left Thumbstick Move Player
Right Thumbstick EA SPORTS Freestyle Control
A Button Pass
B Button Shoot/Fake (tap)
X Button Crossover/Press and hold for hessitation move
Y Button Spin move
White Button Alley Oop Pass
Left Trigger Back down defender
Right Trigger Turbo
Start Pause game
Back Call timeout
Combo #1 Direct Pass (to a specific player): Black Button, then A, B, X or Y

DEFENSE
Directional Pad Call a defensive Quick Play
Left Thumbstick Move Player
Right Thumbstick EA SPORTS Freestyle Control
A Button Switch Players
B Button Take a charge
X Button Steal
Y Button Jump to block/Rebound
White Button Switch to the closest defender to the basket
Left Trigger Faceup/Boxout the player you are guarding
Right Trigger Turbo
Start Pause game
Back Intentional Foul
Combo #1 Direct PLayer Switch (to a specific player): Black Button, then A, B, X or Y

ADDITIONAL LOW POST MOVES (to back defender down pull and hold L and choose one of the following)
Combo #1 Jump Hook/Slam Dunk: Left Thumbstick toward basket + B
Combo #2 Fade Away Jump Shot: Left Thumbstick away from basket + B
Combo #3 Drop Step: Left Thumbstick to side of direction you want to step + B (tap to pump fake)
Combo #4 Spin Move From Back Down and Release L: Left Thumbstick in direction you want to spin
Combo #5 "Up and Under" Finger roll/Slam Dunk: Drop step, pump fake then move Left Thumbstick toward basket and press B

OFFENSE (Player Locked)
A Button Call for pass from the computer ball handler
B Button Make computer ball handler shoot
Combo #1 Post Up: Left Trigger + Left Thumbstick