nba live mobile tips

NBA Live Mobile Guide & Tips: How to Pull Off Player Moves

We’ve already shared with you some general tips that can help you manage your team successfully in NBA Live Mobile. But what about the moves you see on television and in console or PC basketball games – how can you execute them on mobile? We’re going to tell you how in a bit, but first, let’s talk you through the game in case this is the first time you’re reading about it. NBA Live Mobile is an Android and iOS game from Electronic Arts, and it is to the NBA Live series what MyNBA2K16 is to the NBA 2K series of 2K Sports. And while there are trading card game mechanics involved, as getting players through player packs is the main method in making your team better, there’s also 3D action involved, where you can get to control your players.

Indeed, that’s going to take us right to the heart of our next NBA Live Mobile strategy guide – how can you pull those moves off and confound your opponents? We will show you how, as we take a look at several special moves and how to execute them in the game.

Behind The Back

The first move in this alphabetical list, unfortunately, is one of the trickiest to complete. But it is doable, if you’ve got precise timing and work quickly. Ideally, you’ll want to do this if controlling a point guard; move down the court and make a quick direction change and you’ll have your player doing a behind-the-back dribble.

Fadeaway

It’s a simple shot, but arguably a classic way to have a better chance at scoring two points with the defense on you. Create some space for you to move around, go to the baseline, and press shoot so your player fades away and goes for a shot.

HesitationThis is one good way to fool your defenders – it looks like you’re not sure whether you want to shoot or not, but you eventually go for it. For a hesitation move, stay where you are on the floor and hit Drive once. This will allow your player to free himself up for a jumper. Normally, it’s best to use this move if you’re controlling a point guard, shooting guard, or small forward.

Post Shot

Typically, your post players are your power forwards and centers, though it’s not impossible to post up if you’ve got a smaller player with the right skill set. In order to shoot a fadeaway or hook shot from the post, drive in with your player, and with your back to the basket, hit the Shoot button.

Post Spin

Again, make sure you’ve got the dribbler with his back to the basket. Back down your defender, double tap on Drive, and swipe up right away so you can lay up the ball or go for a dunk from the post.

Post Up And Under

This is the trickiest of the post moves, but it will soon become second nature – as long as you’ve practiced this a bit, it’ll be easier than you think. Head to the post animation, but make sure you aren’t facing the basket. Tap on Shoot once so your player fakes a hook shot, and once you see that animation, quickly tap on Shoot a second time so you can do an up-and-under move.

Spin Lay-Up

We’ll be talking about spin moves in general up next, but when it comes to the spin lay-up, you’ll only have to double-tap Drive. Complete the spin move and hit the Shoot button so you can go for a lay-up.

Spin Move

In order to pull off a general spin move, all you have to do is to tap on the Drive button. But it’s not a matter of tapping it any time you please; you’ll need to time things perfectly in order to throw off your defender. Momentum does help a lot when doing this. It’s best to go for the spin move if you see the defender coming your way; this will allow you to get an easy dunk or lay-up, or if you’re farther away from the basket, a mid-range shot.

Steal

While all of the above player moves pertain to shots, we shall close out with a defensive move that isn’t always easy to do in basketball games. But in this mobile game, one thing you will notice is that you don’t have a Steal button to work with. What you will have to do instead is to hit the Guard button so you can reach in on your opponent; you may want to tap on that button repeatedly for better chances at a steal. Somehow, the game doesn’t call too many reach-in fouls, so you can be aggressive with your tapping, but if you’re trying to steal on a double-team, we suggest you don’t, as fouls are much more likely to be called in that situation.

2 Comments

  1. Jeff September 9, 2016 Reply
  2. Jeff December 28, 2016 Reply

Add A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

west battle royale tips
West Battle Royale Beginner’s Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Survive Longer and Unlock All Characters
hovercraft battle arena tips
Hovercraft: Battle Arena Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Dominate Your Competition
garena contra return tips
Garena Contra: Return Guide, Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Dominate Every Game Mode
critical strike dead or survival tips
Critical Strike: Dead or Survival Beginner’s Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Kill Hordes of Zombies
power fishing tips
Power Fishing Beginner’s Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Become an Ace Fisherman
cash, inc. tips 2018
Cash, Inc. Cheats (2018 Update): 9 Tips & Tricks to Become a Top Money Tycoon
circle pool voodoo tips
Circle Pool (Voodoo) Cheats, Tips & Tricks to Drive Up Your High Score
pick the gold voodoo cheats
Pick The Gold (Voodoo) Cheats, Tips & Tricks to Find More Treasures
tap empire tips
Tap Empire Guide: 13 Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Become a Billionaire Tycoon
chasecraft tips
Chasecraft Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Unlock Everything
hello cats cheats
Hello Cats (Fastone) Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Help Your Furry Friends
super cat tales 2 tips
Super Cat Tales 2 Guide: Tips & Tricks to Beat All Levels
Idle Royale Tycoon Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Maximize Your Gains
candy crush friends saga tips
Candy Crush Friends Saga Cheats: 6 Tips & Tricks to Complete All Levels
hello cats cheats
Hello Cats (Fastone) Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Help Your Furry Friends
happy catch cheats
Happy Catch (Android) Cheats, Tips & Walkthrough for Levels 1-20
fr legends tips
FR Legends Cheats: 5 Tips & Tricks to Win More Drift Battles
hovercraft battle arena tips
Hovercraft: Battle Arena Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Dominate Your Competition
uphill rush new york tips
Uphill Rush New York Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Dominate Tracks
gravity rider cheats
Gravity Rider Cheats, Tips & Tricks to Dominate Your Opponents
champions manager mobasaka tips
Champions Manager Mobasaka Beginner’s Guide: 10 Tips & Tricks to Become a World Class Manager
zombie strike the last war of idle battle tips
Zombie Strike: The Last War of Idle Battle Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Dominate Every Game Mode
sega pocket club manager tips
SEGA Pocket Club Manager Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies for Rookie Managers
dragalia lost tips
Dragalia Lost Beginner’s Tips, Tricks & Strategy Guide: Everything You Need to Know
mr juggler cheats
Mr Juggler Cheats, Tips & Tricks to Complete All Levels and Get a High Score
monthly idol tips
Monthly Idol Beginner’s Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Build a Top-Notch Entertainment Company
holyday city tycoon guide
Holyday City Tycoon Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Become a Business Tycoon
magic school story tips
Magic School Story Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Build and Manage Your Magic School
champions manager mobasaka tips
Champions Manager Mobasaka Beginner’s Guide: 10 Tips & Tricks to Become a World Class Manager
new star manager player profiles
New Star Manager Advanced Guide: 10 Tips & Tricks to Take Your Club to the Next Level
new star manager nrg cards
New Star Manager Ultimate Guide: How to Use NRG Cards, Dealing with Contracts and Winning More Penalty Shootouts
sega pocket club manager tips
SEGA Pocket Club Manager Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies for Rookie Managers
massive warfare aftermath tips
Massive Warfare: Aftermath Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Destroy Your Enemies
Idle Royale Tycoon Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Maximize Your Gains
cats & cosplay tips
Cats & Cosplay Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Complete All Levels
zombie strike the last war of idle battle tips
Zombie Strike: The Last War of Idle Battle Guide: Tips, Cheats & Strategies to Dominate Every Game Mode
happy catch cheats
Happy Catch (Android) Cheats, Tips & Walkthrough for Levels 1-20
life of boris super slaw guide
Life of Boris: Super Slav Walkthrough
hot lines ios
Hot Lines Walkthrough: A Quick How-To for Completing All 60 Levels
the guides axiom cheats
The Guides Axiom Walkthrough: Cheats & Solutions for Levels 1-20