How to Change Dunks and Layups in NBA 2K19

In NBA 2K19  your MyPLAYER has a number of customizable options you can change to give them more of an identity. Some of these customization options range from the useful (shooting animation), to the more fun in nature (emotes). One customization options you can make that impacts your play style is changing your MyPLAYER’s Dunks and Layups. Below you will find how to change Dunks and Layups in NBA 2K19.

Access The MyPLAYER Animations Menu

To access your animations you need to first access the MyPLAYER animations menu from the navigation screen. To do this, open the Navigation menu and select the MyPLAYER option. Once this option is selected you will be taken to a new screen with a number of options. The option we want is the MyPLAYER Animations. Select this menu to get taken to the animations screen.

Change Your Dunks and Layups on the My Animations Screen

Note: When you first try to change your Dunks and Layups, you will have nothing in your inventory. To change your Dunks and Layups you need to purchase them from the Animations Store. The store can be found to the right of the My Animations tab on the MyPLAYER screen.

On the My Animations screen you will be greeted by a number of options. You will find Dunks and Layups is the third/fourth option on the screen and it is what we want to change. You can change both your NBA assigned Dunks and Layups as well as your Park Dunks and Layups. To change your Dunks and Layups, select the type you want to change and set a new move. Once you’ve activated new moves you can then use these moves during NBA games and in the Park.

More: How to change your jump shot animation.

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3 responses

  1. Jack says:

    Why when I go to MyPLAYER menu my animations does not come up on the menu bar?

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