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Gameplay Controls

NBA Live 2005

OFFENSE CONTROLS
Directional Pad Call Offensive Quick Plays
Left Thumbstick Move Player
Right Thumbstick EA Sports Freestyle Control/Off-Ball Switch (Click in with Square, X, Circle or Triangle)
A Button Pass (Direction of Left Analog Stick controls pass direction)
B Button Shoot (Press and hold to jump, release to shoot)/Fake Shot (Tap)
X Button Dunk/Lay-up (Double-tap to adjust shot)
Y Button Pro-Hop/Power Dribble (Hold for Power Dribble when standing still)
White Button Alley-Oop Pass
Black Button Direct Pass (With Square, X, Circle or Triangle)/Pass to Man Closest to Basket (Tap)
Left Trigger Back Down Defender/Protect Ball
Right Trigger Turbo
Start Pause
Back Call Timeout

MID-AIR REBOUNDS, TIPS AND DUNKS CONTROLS
B Button Tip-In
X Button Tip-Slam
Y Button Mid-Air Rebounds

CALL FOR PASS INBOUNDING CONTROLS
Directional Pad Strategic Player Switch
Left Thumbstick Move Pass Receiver
A Button Call for Pass

LOW POST MOVES CONTROLS
Y Button Power Dribble
Left Trigger Back Down Defender (Press and hold with other low post controls)
Combo #1 Left Thumbstick Toward Basket + X = Slam Dunk
Combo #2 Left Thumbstick Away From Basket + B = Fade Away Jump Shot
Combo #3 Left Thumbstick in Spin Direction + Release Left Trigger = Spin Move From Back Down

OFF-BALL SWITCH (WITHOUT BALL)
A Button Call for Pass
B Button Call for Shot
X Button Call for Dunk/Lay-Up

FREE THROW CONTROLS
Combo #1 Press X, A, or B to set accuracy, then press X, A, or B again to set distance.

DEFENSE CONTROLS
Directional Pad Call Defensive Quick Plays
Left Thumbstick Move Player
Right Thumbstick EA Sports Freestyle Control
A Button Switch Players
B Button Take a Charge
X Button Steal/Dive for Loose Ball
Y Button Jump to Block/Rebound
White Button Switch to Last Man Back (Tap)
Black Button Direct Player Switch (With X, A, B, or Y)
Left Trigger Defensive Stance/Box Out
Right Trigger Turbo (Pull and Hold)
Start Pause
Back Intentional Foul

3 POINT SHOOTOUT CONTROLS
A Button Jump/Shoot (Hold and release)
B Button Jump/Shoot (Hold and release)
X Button Jump/Shoot (Hold and release)
Y Button Jump/Shoot (Hold and release)
Left Trigger Switch Camera View
Right Trigger Pick up Ball

SLAM DUNK CONTEST CONTROLS (ON THE GROUND)
Left Thumbstick Move Player
Right Thumbstick Ball Toss
A Button 2-Foot 180 Gather
B Button 2-Foot Gather
X Button 1-Foot Gather
Y Button Dunk Modifier
Left Trigger Dunk Modifier
Right Trigger Dunk Modifier

SLAM DUNK CONTEST CONTROLS (IN THE AIR)
Left Thumbstick Rotate Player (on 180 Gathers)
A Button Clutch
B Button Pump
X Button Tomahawk
Y Button Windmill
Left Trigger Modifier
Right Trigger Modifier