NBA 2K24: Best Free Throw Animations & Players

Check out the detailed guide on the best free throw Animations and Players in NBA 2K24, along with Attribute Ratings. 

Choosing the best free throw animation is important in NBA 2K24 if you want to score maximum points during the matches. Like the other shooting techniques, free throws are highly affected by the animations you choose in both MyTeam and MyCareer. Therefore, to get the optimal results, it is important to pick NBA 2K24 best free throw animations and players for both Current Gen and Next Gen. 

Key Takeaways
  • Free throws in NBA 2K24 can allow players to score higher than their opponents. 
  • One of the major pros of free throws is that the players can get an upper hand during the match if your player has a higher Free Throw Attribute. 
  • The only con of free throw in NBA 2K24 is that if the players end up choosing the wrong animation and player, the opposing team can take the lead. 
  • Some of the best free throw animations include Michael Jordan, Stephen Curry, Free Throw 17, and Jamal Murray. 

Best NBA 2K24 Free Throw Animations 

Below is a list of some of the best free-throw animations you can use in NBA 2K23.

Free Throw PlayerPositionTeam
Stephen Curry Point GuardGolden State Warriors
Klay Thompson Shooting GuardGolden State Warriors
Jamal Murray Point Guard, Shooting GuardDenver Nuggets
J.R. SmithShooting Guard, Small ForwardCleveland Cavaliers
Michael Jordan Shooting Guard, Small ForwardAll-time Chicago Bulls

1. Stephen Curry 

The number one spot for NBA 2K24 free throw animations undoubtedly goes to Stephen Curry.

Stephen Curry
Stephen Curry – (Image Captured by eXputer)

Belonging to the Golden State Warriors team, the highly capable point guard has a free throw attribute of 93. All you need to do is time the animation correctly if you want your free throw to be executed best. You can perform the free throw after the opposing team performs a foul.

2. Klay Thompson 

The shooting guard and small forward of the Golden State Warriors has an attribute of 88 when it comes to free throws.

Klay Thompson
Klay Thompson – (Image Credit Copyright: eXputer)

He is definitely a great choice for beginners to use in their builds, especially in MyCareer.

3. Jamal Murray 

From the Denver Nuggets team, Jamal Murray also has a great free throw animation to consider.

Best NBA 2K24 Free Throw Animations  Jamal Murray
Jamal Murray – (Screenshot Captured by eXputer)

The point guard and shooting guard can help you gain a lot of points if you use his animation correctly. 

4. J.R. Smith

Best NBA 2K24 Free Throw Animations  J.R. Smith
J.R. Smith – (Image Captured by eXputer)

The shooting guard and small forward from the Cleveland Cavaliers stands at an overall score of 79 and has one of the best free throw animations in NBA 2K24. 

5. Michael Jordan 

I highly recommend choosing Michael Jordan’s free throw animation in NBA 2K24 if you want a powerful outcome.

Best NBA 2K24 Free Throw Animations  Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan – (Screenshot Grab: eXputer)

The shooting guard and small forward from All-time Chicago Bulls has an overall rating of 99 and is definitely one of the most powerful free throw players. 

Best Free Throw Attribute 

Now that I have discussed the best free throw animations, choosing powerful players to execute free throws in NBA 2K24 is also important.

Attributes – (Image Credit Copyright: eXputer)

Below is a list of free throw players with their position and rating:

Player  Position  Team  Free throw attribute rating  Overall rating  
Luke Kennard  Shooting Guard, Small Forward  Memphis Grizzlies  94  77  
Danilo Gallinari  Power Forward, Small Forward  Washington Wizards  93  77  
Tyler Herro Shooting Guard, Point Guard  Miami Heat  93  83  
Seth Curry  Point Guard, Shooting Guard  Dallas Mavericks  93 76  
Kevin Durant  Power Forward, Small Forward  Phoenix  sons  92  96  
Stephen Curry  Point Guard, Shooting Guard  Golden State Warriors  92  96  
Damian Lillard  Point Guard  Portland Trail Blazers  92  94  
Vlatko Cancar  Power Forward, Small Forward  Denver Nuggets  92  73  
Ty Jerome  Point Guard, Shooting Guard  Cleveland Cavaliers  92  74  
Shai Gilgeous Alexander  Point Guard, Shooting Guard  Oklahoma City Thunder  91  93  
Kyrie Irving  Shooting Guard, Point Guard  Dallas Mavericks  91  90  
Trey Murphy  Power Forward, Small Forward  New Orleans Pelicans  91  79  

My Thoughts

Free throws are definitely the most important part of the match, where you will get a chance to score as many points as possible. Personally, I feel that Stephen Curry and Michael Jordan are the best free throw animations, especially if you are just starting out in NBA 2K24. They will definitely help you gain an upper hand during the match as they have a high Free Throw Attribute Rating.

With this, I conclude my guide on the best read-through animations and players in NBA 2K24. While you’re at it, don’t forget to read the guide on Center Builds and Best Dribble Moves in NBA 2K24. You can also check the guide on all Contact Dunk Requirements and how to claim the League Pass in NBA 2K24. 

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Kashaf is an RPG and Battle Royale enthusiast and can be seen spending most of her time battling other players in Naraka Bladepoint or improving her skills in Diablo 4. She loves to curate builds based on her own expertise and writes guides to help the audience become pros in no time. She kicked off her writing career on eXputer with several years of experience. You can follow Kashaf's gaming activity on her Steam profile. Experience: 3+ Years || Education: Majored in English Literature || Published 250+ Guides 

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