NBA 2K22 Best Demigod Build: Current Gen and Next Gen

Is it still possible to create a demigod in NBA 2K22?
Is it still possible to create a demigod in NBA 2K22? / Photo courtesy of 2K

Before pouring in that valuable VC into your NBA 2K22 MyCareer build, it's highly recommended to watch a video or two to make sure you know what you're getting yourself into.

As always, with a number of hidden requirements needing to be met for your player to be able to unlock certain Badges and animations, it can take hours of experimenting with pie charts and physicals to find a good build.

Of course, there also isn't one ultimate build in the game—it depends on your playstyle and position. However, it is undeniable that certain archetypes are likely to lead to winning than others. While both current gen and next gen have seen revamped MyPlayer builders once again, here are the early returns on the best demigod builds in NBA 2K22.

NBA 2K22 Best Demigod Build: Current Gen

The Neighborhood
The Neighborhood / Photo courtesy of 2K
  • Position: Point Guard
  • Skill Breakdown pie chart: Most Shooting and Playmaking (even split)
  • Physical Profile pie chart: Most Agility
  • Finishing: Driving Layup 79, Driving Dunk 64
  • Shooting: Mid-Range Shot 90, Three-Point Shot 87, Free Throw 90, Post Fade 78
  • Playmaking: Pass Accuracy 88, Ball Handle 87, Post Control 62
  • Defense/Rebounding: Perimeter Defense 75, Lateral Quickness 75, Steal 80, Defensive Rebound 64
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 165 lbs
  • Wingspan: 74.9"
  • Takeover: Spot Up Shooter

Stop me if you've heard this before, but in current gen, perhaps the sweatiest build at the moment is a Playmaking Shot Creator. An offensive juggernaut with 25 Shooting and 24 Playmaking Badges, as well as a safe build to make at this stage in the game, this point guard is the go-to build for those looking to iso, run off screens and just be cheesy overall.

NBA 2K22 Best Demigod Build: Next Gen

The City
The City / Photo courtesy of 2K
  • Position: Point Guard
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Wingspan: 6'10"
  • Finishing: Close Shot 42, Driving Layup 72, Driving Dunk 92
  • Shooting: Mid-Range Shot 72, Three-Point Shot 87, Free Throw 99
  • Playmaking: Ball Handle 89, Post Control 92
  • Defense/Rebounding: Interior Defense 50, Perimeter Defense 82, Steal 90, Block 66
  • Physicals: Speed 94, Acceleration 93, Strength 36, Vertical 85, Stamina 99

With Gold Posterizer, Hall of Fame Quick First Step, a near-max wingspan and good-to-great stats across the board from ball handling to shooting and defense, this 2-Way 3PT Shot Creator is a really good option to go with early on. Outside of Pass Accuracy, this build has it all with 83 total badges.

For more on NBA 2K22, feel free to check out our guide on how to unlock the Auction House in MyTeam.