This decision to return to NBA 2K22 MT traditional traditional shooting additionally allows for a better amount of detail and precision through dribble-based moves. In many instances on NBA 2K21 did I activate the "Pro Stick" by accident and then get an airball that was unbalanced and uneven. It's also important to note that alley-oops are now timed button presses to be completed.
Throwing the lob may be a breeze, but the player finishing the lob must press the "shoot' button within the green portion of the timing meter to hit the ball. While I'm not sure if it's necessary but I accept the fact that anything requires a certain level of skill and precision, even if they'ren't particularly challenging during moment to moment gameplay.
On the defensive side, the biggest advancement is that of a newly developed blocker system for shots. I've had a feeling that blocking in the previous NBA 2K titles felt lifeless and ultimately subject to chance. Because of the new animations and a smoother sense of flow and physicality, blocks feel accurate and powerful and provide much-needed toughness to the game's amazing centres, that I believe were never really portrayed as a threat during the previous games.
You can play with Wilt Chamberlain's Lakers or Bill Russell's Celtics and you'll understand what I'm talking about. The sense of precision and Buy NBA 2K MT realism extends to mid-air fights, because players within the ring appear more natural when they move.