For me, frustation is necessary and a part of any game.
If it's too easy, there's no challenge, and no need to complete the game, or revisiting the game.
And it seems you will
But you're right, NBA 2K11 isn't perfect, controls are better theses days.
But 2k11 is for me, and by far, the best basketball game on previous gen.
Good articles, i enjoyed reading theses little stories.
Next game ? 2K10 or 2K9 ?