NBA 2K11

NBA 2K11 Achievements

Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown

Beat LeBron James in the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown.

This sounds hard, but with a rookie difficulty it is quite easy. It may take a round or two to get used to the Slam Dunk Competition's controls, but once you do, just challenge LeBron in a 1 on 1 competition. I suggest dunking over an object repeatedly while slightly altering your dunk each time to get as many points as possible.

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User Comments
Comment #1 by Juicebag007
Monday, January 10, 2011 @ 06:23:45 PM

I guess I just suck at basketball but how do you get this one?

Comment #2 by BuZtAxRhYmEs
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 @ 07:39:59 AM

try and go put lebrons dunk real low thats what i did and i sat there and tried to achieve it for about four five games straight

Comment #3 by WhiteMagic
Thursday, February 24, 2011 @ 10:16:04 PM

how do u put his dunk low

Comment #4 by GermanSausage
Sunday, April 03, 2011 @ 04:07:00 PM

too hard!!!

Comment #5 by Piecez
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 @ 09:00:36 AM

I think this one will require some real skill to get it done

Comment #6 by CuBaN x SBz
Sunday, April 24, 2011 @ 01:41:46 AM

the controls are RIDICULOUS! I cant manage to get more than 200 points. LeBron's always nailing 500..

Comment #7 by LBxRAIDER
Friday, June 03, 2011 @ 03:45:30 AM

Finally got this.

Comment #8 by TrentoMento
Friday, June 17, 2011 @ 11:11:31 PM

I got really lucky trying for this one...on his first try, lebron blew a dunk, the ball shot into the stands, and lebron spent the rest of the showdown glitched into the wall trying to get the ball back. For those who aren't as lucky I would recommend playing as MJ and using props, cause they really boost your score.

Comment #9 by k Portagee
Saturday, June 18, 2011 @ 12:46:20 AM

These controls are a pain...

Can't even put down a dunk.

Comment #10 by Tacoscrub
Monday, June 27, 2011 @ 09:57:00 PM

The controls in this game, as already said, are ridiculously horrible. 2K11 has killed the Slam Dunk Contest, in video games that is. Lebron proceeds to make inhumane dunks while I am stuck doing the "Elev8r" over and over again while jumping over 3 speakers. I am annoyed if you can't tell. Taking me way longer than I expected to get this achievement.

Comment #11 by j dog 559
Sunday, July 17, 2011 @ 10:00:24 PM

i cant even dunk the ball

Comment #12 by Playaya
Monday, July 18, 2011 @ 01:56:47 AM

YES!!!!!!! I Won him because he glighed to rim and i won with 128 points ( i cant do more points :D)

Comment #13 by Indiancurry510
Thursday, July 21, 2011 @ 02:16:33 AM

you just go close a little past the freethrow line, press down and then do another movement with the LS and when the bar gets to the white line press RT and u got it. and add props to get more points.

Comment #14 by Xtra Cheddar
Thursday, August 04, 2011 @ 04:54:39 PM

i used jordan to get this achievement, took me a while to learn the controls, but this achievement really isnt that hard, just pick a good dunker, and mess around a little to learn the controls

Comment #15 by timberwolvesguy
Thursday, August 04, 2011 @ 07:49:47 PM

I don't know the controls

Comment #16 by Noble Shot
Wednesday, September 07, 2011 @ 03:31:33 PM

How the f*** do you dunk the ball??

Comment #17 by Capitol P23
Sunday, September 18, 2011 @ 07:50:56 PM

Have not got this achievement since they implemented the dunk contest into the game. Even knowing the controls Lebron is doing space jam dunks.

Comment #18 by RiLeY1985
Friday, September 30, 2011 @ 07:45:16 PM

Take all lebrons stats to zero then make him 7 feet. It will make it alot easier to get this achievement

Comment #19 by leemo vania
Thursday, November 03, 2011 @ 01:53:01 AM

My point of advise, this gave me the shits, and the thing i was doing wrong, was the second movement of the right stick i was doing after i had jumped, but the two movements need to be done before he jumps, quite quickly, hope this helps :)

Comment #20 by agw023
Saturday, January 14, 2012 @ 04:30:40 PM

I suck at the dunk contest, but luckily thanks to a glitch I earn the achievement. if you keep losing, try again until Lebron goes into glitch mode. He will usually be in a corner or just disapear out of no where.

Comment #21 by slaverobber
Friday, February 10, 2012 @ 07:33:22 PM

For this you just have to keep moving the right stick around continuously to preform dunks it takes a little bit of practice and restarting but as soon as you get the hang of dunking its simple

Comment #22 by benq31
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 @ 07:56:12 AM

The mechanics in this are horrible and LeBron is able to execute very difficult dunks even when all his stats are reduced to 50 and he's made 7-foot-6 and 350 pounds.

I give up.

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US October 05, 2010

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