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
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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