3 The Hard Way achievement in NBA JAM

3 The Hard Way

Defeat Beastie Boys in Remix Tour

3 The Hard Way0
4 guidesOffline Game ModeSingle PlayerCooperativeTime Consuming

How to unlock the 3 The Hard Way achievement

  • FLYN NE WEATHERFLYN NE WEATHER567,295
    01 May 2011 15 Jun 2011
    16 2 8
    I tried three different times with finally settling with Orlando. Use Dwight Howard for almost everything. He can block almost everything and dunk without being blocked like everyone else.
    When it comes to the Boss Battles there are easy ones and then some tough ones.
    Easy ones:
    Kobe, Wade, James, Paul, Bird (dont let him get hot), and Dr. J.
    Tough ones:

    Shaq- Get the ball and score, after scoring, go to the top of the key. Once there run back and forth. When Shaq tries to shove, avoid it and score with ease. Continue till the time runs out.

    Magic Johnson- With Dwight Howard, stand under the basket and try to block his shots as Magic teleports

    Yao- Same way that you use to beat Shaq. Just make sure when "M" shows upthat you grab it. It makes Yao small and keeps him from blocking your shots,

    Karl Malone- He shoves like crazy so for this one, I took Rashard Lewis. Lewis is quick and can shoot 3 pointers. Same method as with Shaq, but score 3 quick dunks. Then you are on fire so shoot threes all day to win.

    I hope this helps. These guys are annoying to face and beating them takes time. I did it this way so if you follow I hope it helps.

    Guide not helping? View 3 more guides for this achievement.

    Showing most recent comments. View all comments.
    iLIKEchicken007Great solution, big time help when I didnt know what to do with Yao.
    Posted by iLIKEchicken007 on 20 May 12 at 16:27
    SPECTREONGreat tips! Thanks! Also the crossover move is tremendous in trying for this achievement. Unlocking Shaq to have 2 big men is also extremely useful. Both of these mentioned in other guides but are key essentials
    Posted by SPECTREON on 11 Jan 13 at 20:04
    Hunter KahnThis worked great for me. I did have a bit of trouble with Karl Malone though; he kept shoving me before I could get the three-pointer off. I eventually realized though that if you can manage one shot, then start with possession of the ball, you can beat him just by spamming A and crossing over to his right. You'll slip right by him and can dunk the ball. Once I did this trick, I was able to beat him without him shoving me once.
    Posted by Hunter Kahn on 28 Jan 13 at 22:25
  • Have you got any tips or tricks to unlock this achievement?
    Add a guide to share them with the community.

    Sign in and add a guide
  • MarkyshizzleMarkyshizzle1,748,308
    05 Mar 2012 02 May 2012
    8 0 2
    The remix tour involves beating all divisions, obtaining every medal, and defeating the bosses of each section.

    I recommend using the Orlando Magic as they are stacked both defensively and offensively. You may also unlock Shaq to play with you by unlocking him. You unlock him by playing one game of Smash in the remix modes section vs the computer

    The game modes include:

    2 vs 2 Remix - Normal game with 2 min quarters. I used Carter and Howard vs most opponents and Shaq and Howard toward the toughest battles such as against mascot teams.

    Smash - Break the backboard using dunks. Use Howard and Shaq

    Elimination - Try to keep your score higher than other opponents until the time limit is over. Use Howard. Tip - if both computer players have the same score, they will both be eliminated saving time!

    21 - Use Howard and go to town. I suggest crossing over off the pass and trying to go up for a dunk or short jumper.

    Domination - Use Howard on singles domination, don't worry about the 3 point spots, just dunk from the middle 3. If its 2 person domination use Howard and Carter.

    Boss Battles - Use Howard, each bosses have their own strength but you will eventually learn how to counteract them. Focus on trying to block and push them down. Use the crossover to dunk to your advantage.

    I hope I was of some help! Now enjoy me shutting out the Beastie Boys 22-0 :)

    Recorded live from www.twitch.tv/markyshizzle
    Showing both comments.
    NitrousSpeedThanks man for posting this guide. This helped me nail down this achievement. I also shut out the Beastie Boys 22-0-0-0
    Posted by NitrousSpeed on 23 May 13 at 03:54
    Markyshizzlenice job :D
    Posted by Markyshizzle on 23 May 13 at 05:08
  • RealisticOJ 32RealisticOJ 3271,307
    05 Dec 2010 05 Dec 2010
    8 4 3
    If you pick the right team this achievement is not too hard. From the start pick the Orlando Magic as they have the best big man in the game plus they have Shaq which will help you if you need too solid, strong shot blocking big men. They also have a dunker and a shooter so your set in all aspects. For the Boss Battles use D.Howard as he the best block, strength, dunk, and a good dribble for a big man at 6. Against the Beastie Boys use D.Howard and use your strength to your advantage. Be aggressive! Block shots shove, and steal your way too victory. I beat it my first try but it might take you longer since its a 4 way game of 21.
    Showing all 3 comments.
    Doc StatusYup.

    Magic are definitely great for this achievement. I used Howard and Carter for all the Remix games, Lewis and Carter for Domination, Howard and Shaq for Smash, and Howard for all boss battles, games of 21, and elimination.

    The only boss battle that was sorta tough was magic, but once you get control of the ball he's not too tough to crossover. I won the beastie boys challenge 22-0-0-0 with Howard so it's not very tough if you make it there.

    Good luck.
    Posted by Doc Status on 30 Dec 10 at 00:22
    DeSoto23Howard is good for domination cause he dunks from those corner threes and the other team can never score
    Posted by DeSoto23 on 04 Feb 11 at 02:11
    DillionDayI beat my first try using Pierce of all people. I just sat there while the B Boys were busy stealing the ball from each other. Eventually the ball lands in your hands and quickly shot 3s the whole time. Beginners luck I guess.
    Posted by DillionDay on 30 Sep 11 at 00:50
There is 1 other guide for this achievement
Do you have a question about this achievement? Please post it in the NBA JAM Forum

Related Achievements and Trophies