How to Change Emote Animation in NBA 2K21

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NBA 2K21 features a number of emotes to use while wandering around the Neighborhood. These emotes add a little spice to the game and can seriously set your MyPLAYER apart from other players. If you are interested in setting/changing your emote animations, you’ve come to the right place. Below I show you how to change emote animation in NBA 2K21.

Access The MyPLAYER Animations Menu

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To access your animations you need to first access the MyPLAYER Appearance tab from the options screen. From here select the My Animations menu from the navigation screen. Select this option to be taken to a new screen with a slew of animation options you can change.

Change Your Emotes on the My Animations Screen

Note: You will have no Neighborhood emotes when you start. You’ll need to buy emotes from the Animation Store which is the tab beside My Animations. These emotes will cost you VC to purchase. As you level up, you will unlock more emotes for purchase.

When you access the My Animation screen, you’ll find a selection of animations to customize. You can modify the classic animations like Jump Shot, Dribble, Dunk, Layup, and more. To switch your emotes, navigate all the way to the right using the left thumbstick until you reach Emotes (6). From this menu, you can alter your Neighborhood emotes. In the Neighborhood, you can access the emote wheel by holding the left trigger.

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