New Badges Coming in NBA 2K22

NBA 2K22 Date: Sep/01/21 14:15:07 Views: 599

2K is adding new badges to NBA 2K22 that introduce 17 new options to the series in current and next-generation versions. Here are the 17 new badges in NBA 2K22, what they do, and paired with a player reference.

New NBA 2K22 Offensive Badges

The overall badge count is now at 80, thanks in part to 14 new offensive badges. Each badge is described below and paired with a player reference:


Rank Badge Description Player Reference
1 Fast Twitch Ability to get off the floor quicker for standing layups and dunks Knicks, Mitchell Robinson
2 Grace Under Pressure Ability to convert standing layups more effectively 76ers, Joel Embiid
3 Limitless Takeoff Ability to soar from further away on driving dunk attempts Bulls, Zach LaVine
4 Mouse in the House Ability for bigs to finish over shorter players more efficiently Embiid or Nikola Jokic, Nuggets
5 Unstrippable Ability to secure the ball better when gathering for a layup/dunk in traffic Kyrie Irving, Nets
6 Chef Ability to knock down Steph-like off-dribble deep 3's Stephen Curry, Warriors
7 Limitless Spot-Up Ability to hit logo-range 3's off a catch and shoot Damian Lillard, Blazers
8 Lucky #7 Boosts your ability to score when shooting early in the clock James Harden, Nets
9 Mismatch Expert Ability to successfully shoot over taller defenders on a switch Irving
10 Glue Hands Ability to make difficult catches and quicker branch out to a shot or dribble Karl-Anthony Towns, T'Wolves
11 Hyperdrive Boosts the speed and effectiveness of moving dribble moves Ja Morant, Grizzlies
12 Quick Chain Boosts the ability to quickly chain dribble moves together Irving
13 Post Playmaker Boosts the effectiveness of both shots and moves when playing in the post Embiid
14 Triple Threat Juke Increases the effectiveness of triple threat fakes, jabs, and go moves LeBron James, Lakers


New NBA 2K22 Defensive Badges

We might see more than three new defensive badges with such an emphasis on defense, and here's all we have this year so far:


Rank Badge Description Player Reference
1 Ball Stripper Ability to strip layup and dunk attempts more effectively Matisse Thybulle, 76ers
2 Hustler Ability to get to those scrappy 50/50 balls quicker than opponents Facundo Campazzo, Nuggets
3 Menace Significantly drops the offensive ratings of opponents when you smother them Jrue Holiday, Bucks


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