Brick Wall Badge | NBA 2K22

Brick Wall

Brick wall is a badge that fluctuates significantly in effectiveness from 2k to 2k. In 2k17 this badge was literally S tier and when on Hall of Fame would knock a guard on his back every time it made contact. Luckily for 2k22 brick wall is not on that level.

Brick Wall Badge Description

Brick Wall makes it tougher for the defense to get through or around screens. Players hit by contact from a Brick Wall lose more energy than normal. At the Hall of Fame level, this player sets vicious screens in the park or blacktop

Brick Wall Badge Unlock Levels

*Brick Wall requires 6'5 or Taller
Bronze 156 Interior Defense
Silver 376 Interior Defense
Gold 588 Interior Defense
Gold 490 Interior Defense
HoF 695 Interior Defense
HoF 597 Interior Defense

Brick Wall Badge Effectiveness

To test Brick Wall we ran a defender into a screen 200 times at each badge level and recorded the percentage of hard screens compared to sliding off the screen as well as recording the amount of energy lost by the person getting screened at each badge level.

2k22 Brick Wall logo2k22 Shaq with Brick Wall Hall of Fame
Badge LevelHard ScreensSlips
None50%50%
Bronze51%49%
Silver57%43%
Gold58%42%
Hall of Fame66%34%
Badge LevelEnergy Lost per Screen
None5%
Bronze7%
Silver7.5%
Gold8.5%
Hall of Fame10%

So Do I need Brick Wall in 2k22 ?

If you're a guard, no. Centers above 7'0 really don't need it above silver either.

Park

B Tier

With the guards being so small this year, body size differential alone is enough to set an effective screen. There are better places to use defensive points.

Recommended Level: Silver

ProAm

B Tier

With the guards being so small this year, body size differential alone is enough to set an effective screen. There are better places to use defensive points.

Recommended Level: Silver

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