NBA 2k23 Badges Guide

NBA 2k23 Badges

Last Updated on 8 September, 2023

NBA 2k23 Badges Guide – Finishing Badges, Shooting Badges, Playmaking Badges, Defense Badges – All the badges and their boosts

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NBA 2k23 Badges – Finishing Badges

These are all the Finishing Badges and their Boosts explained badge:

  • Aerial Wizard badge: Successfully Complete the Alley-oops and the putbacks
  • Acrobat badge: Boosts ability to make high difficulty layups
  • Backdown Punisher badge: Successfully backdown an opponent
  • Bully badge: Finish off strong bulldozing through traffic like Giannis and Lebron
  • Dream Shake badge: Increased chances of defender bite in when doing fakes inside the post
  • Dropstepper badge: Effectively use dropsteps in the past
  • Fast Twitch badge: Faster ability to get more standing layups or dunks off before the defense ha got a chance to contest it
  • Fearless Finisher badge: Decreases fatigue and boosts up contact layups
  • Giant Slayer badge: Increases effectiveness of contact layups while decreasing fatigue
  • Grace under Pressure badge: Boosting Standing shots near the basket
  • Hook Specialist badge: Boosts the hook shot ability
  • Limitless Takeover badge: Player start dunk or layup gather from a distance when attacking
  • Lob City Finisher badge: Increased chances of completing a successful alley-oop dunk/layup
  • Masher badge: Increases the ability to finish inside the layups over the defenders
  • Mouse in the House badge: More chances of finishing when attacking a smalller defender
  • Post-Spin Technician badge: Effectively improve for post spin or drive to work abilities
  • Posterizer badge: Increases the chances of posterizing the opponent
  • Pro Touch badge: Boost for good layup timing and aiming
  • Putback  Boss badge: Increases the shot percentage when after an offensive rebound you are attempting a putback
  • Rise up badge: Chances of dunking the ball when standing inside the painted area
  • Slithery badge: Easier movement through traffic without collissions and strips
  • Tear Dropper badge: Avoid contact when attacking the rim
  • Unstrippable badge: When the baskets are reduced there are chances to get stripped.

NBA 2k23 Badges – Shooting Badges

These are all the Shooting Badges and their Boosts explained badge:

  • Agent 3 badge: You can hit 3PT shots off the dribble
  • Amped badge: Reduces the penalty shooting attributes when tired or when moving before shooting
  • Blinders badge: You will be less affected by the defenders when shooting the jumpers
  • Catch and Shoot badge: Increased chances of hitting three-pointer immediately after a watch circus
  • Circus Threes badge: Improved abilities to hit pull up and stepback 3s
  • Claymore badge: Increases your shooter’s ability to knock down catch and directly shoot jumpers as long as they are still before shooting
  • Clutch Shooter badge: Knock down shots in clutch moments increases
  • Comeback Kid badge: Can shoot perimeter jumps when losing in a game
  • Corner Specialist badge: Corner shots gets boosted
  • Deadeye badge: Jump shots receive less penalty when taken with a defender closing out from a shot contest
  • Difficult Shots badge: Can shoot difficult shots from the mid-range off the dribble
  • Fade Ace badge: Can shoot post fades
  • Green Machine badge: Bonus increases for excellent releases
  • Hand Down Man Down badge: Outside shooter gets more deadlier when the opponent fails to get the hand in the face
  • Limitless Range badge: Shooters are more effective within any shot within 3PT range and this is one of the older badges returned in NBA 2K23.
  • Rhythm Shooter badge: The Rhythm shooter boost % out of size up along with 1 step pull up as well
  • Slippery off ball badge: Players ability to get open off the ball strengthens up
  • Space Creator badge: Earlier a Playmaking badge, but now it also features the ability to hit the step back jumpers and the hop shots which will cause the defenders to stumble
  • Stop and Pop badge: Boosts up the shot ratings on standing still three points especially after dribbling
  • Volume Shooter badge: Increases the shot percentage as the shot attempts arise throughout the game.

NBA 2k23 Badges – Playmaking Badges

These are all the Playmaking Badges and their Boosts explained badge:

  • Ankle Breaker badge: Freezing and dropping a defender during the dribbling moves
  • Ball Out badge: Successfully complete a pass from mid-air
  • Break Starter badge: Successful ability to make an effective out pass after a rebound
  • Clamp Breaker badge: It is a anti clamp where the ball handler will have chances of winning more 1 to 1 body bump collisions
  • Dimer badge: Boosts the percentage for an open team mate for jump shots after catching the pass
  • Floor General badge: You will receive an offensive bonus when you are in the game
  • Handles for Days badge: Reduces energy loss when performing dribbles
  • Hyperdrive badge: It increases the total speed at which a player can do moving dribbles when attacking down the court
  • Killer Combos badge: Increases effectiveness of a dribble with size up dribble moves
  • Mismatch Expert badge: It is earlier a shooting but now it has the ability to break taller defenders with shorter guards during 1 on 1
  • Needle Threader badge: Increased chances that passes can get by the defense
  • Post Playmaker badge: Recievers will get a shot boost when passed out of the post
  • Quick Chain badge: A series of moves when sizing up the other player
  • Quick First Step badge: Quicker and more more ball handles and launches after size up or driving up a triple threat
  • Space Creator badge: Improves ability to create space from a defender
  • Special Delivery badge: Boosts the takeover progress for both the reciever and passer during a flashy pass assist
  • Triple Threat Juke badge: It speeds up the triple threat moves when blown by a defender
  • Unpluckable badge: Less chance of getting stripped by a defender
  • Vice Grip badge: After rebound, catch or picking up the ball, it improves ball security.

Defense Badges

These are all the Defense Badges and their Boosts explained badge:

  • Anchor badge: It is an essential badge for the last line of defence as it improves blocking and contest shots
  • Ankle Braces badge: Reduced cross over chances
  • Ball Stripper badge: Increased chances of stealing when attempting to strip a dunk or layup nearby the basket
  • Box badge: Can box out opponents in an anticipation of a rebound
  • Boxout Beast badge: Can help win box battles from both the offensive and defensive rebounding situations
  • Brick Wall badge: It increases the effectiveness of the screen by draining the energy from your opponent
  • Challenger badge: It improves the impact of the perimeter shot
  • Chase Down Artist badge: It boosts up the speed and the leaping ability when chased by the offensive player in anticipation of a block
  • Clamps badge: Helps stay in front of the ball handler inside the perimeter
  • Clutch Defender badge: Improves Defensive Ratings during Clutch
  • Glove badge: Helps you strips the players as they gather for shots and frees the ball from the handlers. Named after Gary Payton, a legendary defender.
  • Hustler badge: Improves ability to beat loose balls
  • Interceptor badge: Get more steals in passing lanes
  • Intimidator badge: Opponents will have less shooting success when contested by the other players with the badge
  • Menace badge: When you are in the front of the opponent, their attributes will drop if you have a good defensive play.
  • Off-Ball Pest badge: Improves the ability to bump and harass the offence off the ball
  • Pick Dodger badge: Can help navigating through the screens effectively on the defense
  • Pick Pocket badge: Can steal the ball from a handler easily
  • Pogo Stick badge: Quickly recover for another jump when landed
  • Post Lockdown badge: Can defend post backdowns and moves as well
  • Rebound Chaser badge: Can track down the rebounds from far off distances
  • Rim Protector badge: Reduce the chance of getting dunked while unlocks a special block animation
  • Tireless Defender badge: It completely reduces the energy loss while you are exerting the effort on the defense
  • Work Horse badge: This badge helps you boost your ability to hustle 50/50 balls while performing solid defense without getting tired
  • Worm badge: The Rebounders will have more success when swimming around and getting into a rebound position

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