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NBA 2K22 MyCareer: Best Badges to Use

NBA 2K22's MyCareer mode gives players plenty of customization options.
NBA 2K22's MyCareer mode gives players plenty of customization options. / Photo courtesy of 2K Games

NBA 2K22's MyCareer mode is one of the game's main draws, and it brings players plenty of opportunities to customize their player's abilities. There are 17 new badges coming in NBA 2K22, bringing the total badge count up to 80.

NBA 2K22 MyCareer: Best Badges to Use

Exactly which badges are best for your player will depend on a wide range of factors including their position, their other strengths and weaknesses, and the meta game that has control of the online competitive sphere.

With that said, here are some recommendations for badges at a couple of different positions.

Point Guard Badges

Finishing Badges

  • Acrobat: Gold
  • Giant Slayer: Gold
  • Slithery Finisher: Silver
  • Fast Twitch: Bronze

Shooting Badges

  • Blinders: Gold
  • Circus Threes: Gold
  • Deadeye: Gold
  • Green Machine: Gold
  • Hot Zone Hunter: Hall of Fame
  • Mismatch Expert: Silver
  • Chef: Hall of Fame
  • Limitless Spot-Up: Hall of Fame

Playmaking Badges

  • Ankle Breaker: Hall of Fame
  • Bullet Passer: Gold
  • Hyperdrive: Hall of Fame
  • Quick Chain: Hall of Fame
  • Quick First Step: Silver
  • Unpluckable: Gold
  • Handles for Days: Hall of Fame

Defense / Rebounding Badges

  • Menace: Silver
  • Ball Stripper: Gold
  • Hustler: Silver
  • Clamps: Silver
  • Interceptor: Gold

Power Forward Badges

Finishing Badges

  • Lob City Finisher: Bronze
  • Slithery Finisher: Gold
  • Fast Twitch: Gold
  • Limitless Takeoff: Gold
  • Posterizer: Silver

Shooting Badges

  • Blinders: Silver
  • Corner Specialist: Gold
  • Limitless Spot-Up: Silver
  • Catch & Shoot: Silver
  • Deadeye: Bronze
  • Volume Shooter: Silver
  • Hot Zone Hunter: Silver

Playmaking Badges

  • Bullet Passer: Gold
  • Quick First Step: Silver
  • Glue Hands: Silver
  • Break Starter: Hall of Fame
  • Downhill: Gold

Defense / Rebounding Badges

  • Intimidator: Gold
  • Tireless Defender: Gold
  • Chase Down Artist: Bronze
  • Menace: Silver
  • Rebound Chaser: Gold
  • Worm: Bronze
  • Box: Gold
  • Clamps: Gold
  • Interceptor: Gold
  • Pogo Stick: Bronze
  • Rim Protector: Gold

More information about how best to play other positions will become clearer as the game's meta develops and players dig deeper into the options.