NBA 2K14 achievements
5,328
(1,000)

NBA 2K14

3.8 from 744 votes

There are a maximum of 50 NBA 2K14 achievements worth 5,328 (1,000), and 1 challenge

19,172 tracked gamers have this game, 13 have completed it (0.07%)

Achievement Details

Circus Shot in NBA 2K14

Circus Shot13 (5)

This is a rare achievementMake a shot from beyond the half-court line in any game.

  • Unlocked by 2,893 tracked gamers (15% - TA Ratio = 2.56) 19,172  

Achievement Guide for Circus Shot

AuthorSolution
BudgetBallin360
497,153 (251,565)
BudgetBallin360
Achievement won on 08 Feb 14
TA Score for this game: 1,622
Posted on 08 February 14 at 22:12, Edited on 02 August 16 at 20:30
This solution has 13 positive votes and 0 negative votes. Please log in to vote.
Here's tips on how I got this achievement:

First, change the 3-point sliders in your favor; that's a given. Also, make sure that the quarter lengths are set to 6 minutes and Pro difficulty (thanks NiteJokester). Now, whenever you attempt the half-court shot, the key is to press Y to get in the post and shoot from the post position while slightly fading away (on some attempts I just shot it with the X button without fading away; it rimmed out on a few of these attempts). The reason for this is because by doing this, the player will actually accurately aim for the shot as opposed to just throwing it up towards the basket. Thus, this increases the chances of making the shot.

So, during my game, I let the defense score purposely on every possession to speed things up. Then, while on offense, I dribbled to center half court. Before crossing the center line, I hit Y to go in the post position and shot it from there. It's hit and miss so you're not gonna get it the first time. However, I hit either hit the rim or had it rim out as opposed to an air ball. I finally got it during the 2nd quarter of my game. Hope this helps.

Update: Per Madtown B, this may be glitchy in MyCareer as hitting a half court shot did not unlock for him. I did this in a regular exhibition match.

http://www.trueachievements.com/gameclip.aspx?clipid=5508860
There are 11 comments relating to this Solution | Please log in to comment on this solution.
Do you have a question about this achievement? Please post it in the NBA 2K14 Forum

Related Trophies