Providing more control than ever before, the new MyPLAYER Builder allows you to make decisions on every aspect of your MyPLAYER’s potential, including choosing your own Takeover and the new, much faster MyPLAYER progression system that allows you to modify your badges while you work to reach your full potential.
NBA2KTips have compiled a list of the most important badges that you need for your MyPlayer If you want to win on the Rec and The Neighborhood. Please tell us what is added.
|Difficult Shots||Improves the ability to shoot difficult shots off the dribble. High difficulty jumpers such as hop steps, spins, stepbacks, and pull-ups receive a shot percentage boost.||This makes it perfect for The Neighborhood.|
|Unpluckable||Reduces the chances of getting stripped by the defender. When performing dribble moves, defenders have a tougher time poking the ball free with their steal attempts.||Any archetype that includes playmaking should consider this badge being fully upgraded as soon as possible.|
|Hot Zone Hunter||Boosts the shot percentage for attempts taken in a player’s favorite spots. Shots that are taken in a player’s’ hot zone(s) are given a boost||If you are a spot-up shooter on The Neighborhood or The Rec.|
|Dimer||Boosts the shot percentage for open teammates on jump shots after catching a pass. When in the half-court, passes by Dimers to open shooters yield a shot percentage boost.||This gives a jump shot boost to whoever catches your assist.|
|Intimidator||Intimidates offensive players causing them to miss shots more often. Offensive players have less success shooting when contested by players with this badge. Also boosts the shot defense ratings when tightly guarding an opponent.||This badge can turn the average player into a strong defender that can also attack.|
|Rebound Chaser||Improves a player’s ability to chase down rebounds. Improves a player’s ability to track down rebounds from farther distances than normal.||Helping your center out in the rebound battle is always a sign of a good teammate.|
|Range Extender||Extends the range from which a player can effectively. Adds extra distance to a player’s given shot range for both mid-range and 3PT shots.||This makes it important for any shooter.|
|Quick First Step||Provides more explosive first steps out of triple threat and size-ups. When driving out of a triple threat or after a size-up, ball handlers have access to quicker, and more effective, launches.||This would give you the opportunity to drive to the basket or pass to the open man once you draw another defender.|
|Contact Finisher||Improves the ability to convert contact layups and dunks in traffic. Slashers who play below the rim finish contact layups more successfully while dunkers are able to pull off more contact dunks.||There isn’t much else to say. Get this badge on your slasher ASAP.|
|Quick Draw||Speeds up the release of a jump shot. The higher the badge level, the faster a player will be able to release all jump shots.||If you consider yourself a shooter and do not have this badge at least on silver, then you need to focus your efforts here.|