NBA 2K18 Tricks: Off-Ball Defense, On-Ball Defense, General

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When you in a fierce arena, if you know how to lock down a defender in crucial game moments, needless to say, not only win you games but make you a threat on both sides of the ball. Hence, you need to mastery more tricks and strategy, we will give you all the moves you need in our NBA 2K18 guide, by the way, what you need is safe and cheap NBA 2K18 MT



Off-Ball Defense: 

Deny Hands Out: Right Stick in any direction. 

Ball Pressure: Right Stick press towards ball handler.

Push: LT + Left Stick into defender (when posted off-ball).

Bump: Hold LT while impeding the path of the offensive player.

Deny/Front Post: LT + Right Stick left / right (when posted off-ball).

Chuck: (while standing) LT + Right Stick flick towards offensive player.

Post Up/Ball Denial: Hold LT when near opponent (based on distance to basket).

Grab: (while defender is running) Left Stick + Right Stick flick towards offensive player.

Pull Chair in Post: Flick Right Stick in same direction as offensive player (when posted off-ball).


On-Ball Defense:

Take Charge: Press and hold B.

Swat Block: Hold RT and press Y.

Double Team: Press and hold LB.

Flop: While in take charge, release B, press B.

Intense-D: Press and hold LT when in front of dribbler.

Crowd the Dribbler: Press and hold LT when near the dribbler.

Hands Up Defense: Move and hold Right Stick in any direction.

Fast Shuffle: Press and hold LT + RT, move Left Stick in any direction.

Vertical Contest: Move and hold Left Stick away from the shooter and press Y.

Shot Contest: Move and hold Right Stick in any direction when near shooter (during shot).

Icon Double Team: Press LB, press and hold the action button of desired double teamer.



X – Steal

RT – Sprint

Menu – Pause

LT – Intense Dd

RB – Icon Swap

B – Take Charge

Y – Block / Rebound

View – Intentional Foul

Left Stick – Move Player

Up on D-Pad – Gameplay HUD

Down on D-Pad – Substitutions

Left on D-Pad – Defensive Sets

A – Player Swap (closest to ball)

Right Stick – Steal/Hands Up/Contest

Right on D-Pad – Defensive Strategies

LB – Defensive Strategies (tap)/Double Team (hold)


If you have been attempted to take your game to the next level in NBA 2K18, before NBA 2K18 officially launches, make sure to head over to here and get more NBA 2K18 guides and tricks. For instance, help with the defensive controls of the game, or general scoring tips and tricks.