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NBA 2K23 Best Shooting Badges: Current and Next Gen

Here's a breakdown of the best Shooting Badges to use in NBA 2K23 MyCareer on Current and Next Gen.
Here's a breakdown of the best Shooting Badges to use in NBA 2K23 MyCareer on Current and Next Gen. / Image courtesy of 2K/Screenshot: Ralston Dacanay

In NBA 2K23 MyCareer, it remains crucial to equip the best Badges in order for your MyPlayer to maximize its potential, especially in the shooting department.

Of course, while both gens are conveniently very similar in the builder and animations departments this year, the new wrinkle to everything this year is that shooting has been completely redone. As such, aside from making sure that your Shot Timing Release Time settingshooting attributes and jump shot animation are all in check, it's imperative to know which of the new and revamped Badges are the best in the game.

Here's a breakdown of the best Shooting Badges to use in NBA 2K23 MyCareer on Current and Next Gen.

NBA 2K23 Best Shooting Badges: Current and Next Gen

Of course, which Badges and what levels of those Badges you end up using will all depend on your build and your play style.

As such, we'll be breaking down the best Shooting Badges depending on if you're mostly playing as a primary ball-handler or someone setting up off of the ball. The Badges will be ranked in terms of how you should likely prioritize equipping them.

Best Shooting Badges: On-Ball

  1. Agent 3
  2. Amped
  3. Green Machine
  4. Limitless Range
  5. Blinders
  6. Deadeye
  7. Space Creator
  8. Corner Specialist
  9. Catch & Shoot
  10. Volume Shooter
  11. Guard Up
  12. Clutch Shooter
  13. Comeback Kid
  14. Middy Magician
  15. Slippery Off-Ball
  16. Claymore

For those who mostly have the ball in their hands on offense, Agent 3, Amped and Green Machine are the essential Badges to have in our eyes as they allow you consistently green shots off the dribble at any moment's notice while you're running the offense.

Best Shooting Badges: Off-Ball

  1. Agent 3
  2. Catch & Shoot
  3. Green Machine
  4. Corner Specialist
  5. Limitless Range
  6. Claymore
  7. Amped
  8. Deadeye
  9. Blinders
  10. Guard Up
  11. Volume Shooter
  12. Space Creator
  13. Clutch Shooter
  14. Comeback Kid
  15. Middy Magician
  16. Slippery Off-Ball

For those who mostly set up at the hash, corner or engage in pick-and-pop action, we'd definitely prioritize the options that reward you for playing your role correctly. The reason why Agent 3 is still at the top, however, is that it procs so often and is so powerful at the moment that we feel all builds should be running it.


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