All NBA2K24 Shooting Badge Descriptions

BadgeDescription
Agent 3Improves the ability to make pull-up shots from three point range
BlindersJump shots taken with a defender closing out in their peripheral vision will suffer a lower penalty
Catch and ShootFor a short time after receiving a pass, the receiver's ability to knock down jump shots gets a significant boost
ClaymoreIncreases the ability to knock down perimeter shots when spotting up patiently
Comeback KidBoosts shooter's mid-range and three-point abilities when trailing in a game
Corner SpecialistDeep range shots taken along the baseline of the court receive a boost, whether it is off the dribble or off a catch
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Free PointsFree throw attempts that occur in clutch moments receive a boost
Green MachineGives an additional shot boost when consecutively achieving excellent releases on jump shots
Guard UpIncreases the ability to make jump shots when defenders fail to properly contest
Limitless RangeExtends the range from which a player can shoot three-pointers effectively from deep
Middy MagicianBoosts the effectiveness of pullups and spin shots from the mid-range area
Open LooksImproves a player's ability to make wide open jump shots
Post Fade PhenomImproves a player's ability to make post fades and hop shots
Slippery Off BallWhen attempting to get open off screens, the player more effectively navigates through traffic
Space CreatorIncreases a player's to both hit shots after creating space from the defender, as well as cross up an opponent on step-back moves
Spot FinderImproves a player's ability to quickly get open off the ball, and raises the chances of knocking down the shot off the catch

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BadgeDescription
Ankle BreakerWhen performing stepbacks and other certain moves, the defender stumbles or falls more frequently when biting the wrong way
Bail OutPassing out of a jump shot or layup yields fewer errant passes than normal. Additionally, helps passing out of double teams
Blow byImproves an offensive player's ability to cleanly get past defenders with easy blow-bys on the perimeter
Break StarterAfter grabbing a defensive board, deep outlet passes made up the court are more accurate. Passes must be made quickly following the defensive rebound
DimerWhen in the half-court, passes by Dimers to open shooters yield a shot percentage boost
Handles for DaysA player takes less of an energy hit when performing consecutive dribble moves, allowing them to chain together combos quicker and for longer periods of time
HyperdriveIncreases the speed at which a player can perform moving dribble moves as the attack down the court
Killer CombosImproves a player's ability to chain together efficient dribble moves when sizing up their opponent
Needle ThreaderWhen passing through a tight window between defenders, a boost is given to the player's passing ability
Physical HandlesLessens the chance of being bother by defenders on the perimeter while dribbling
Post PlaymakerWhen passing our of the post or after an offensive rebound, receivers are given a shot boost
Relay PasserProvides a boost to shooters in a pass to assist situation
Special DeliveryIncreases alley-oop throw success and shot chance for receivers after a flashy pass, while also speeding up bounce and lob passes, and enabling off-the backboard alley-oops
Speed BoosterSpeeds up the explosion or burst a player has when attacking from the perimeter
Touch PasserSpeeds up how quickly a player passes the ball if they just received it
Triple StrikeImproves a player's ability to break down, juke, and explode out of the triple threat
UnpluckableDefenders have a tougher time poking the ball free with their steal attempts

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BadgeDescription
AcrobatReverse and change shot layup attempt receive a boost. Additionally, the ability to beat defenders with gathers is improved
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Backdown PunisherAllow players to have more success than normal when backing down a defender while posting up.
Big DriverIncreases the chances of a blow-by when attacking off the dribble in either the mid-range or painted area.
BulldozerImproves a ball handler's strength in overpowering defenders
BunnyImproves a player's ability to make hop step layups or dunks
Dream ShakePost move fakes have a higher chance of stunning a defender. Also, shot attempts following post fakes, shimmies, and shot fakes have an increased shot percentage
DropstepperAllows for more success when attempting post dropsteps and hop steps, in addition to protecting the ball better, while performing these moves in the post
Fast TwitchSpeeds up the ability to get standing layups or dunks off before the defense has time to contest
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Float GameImproves a player's ability to make floaters
Giant SlayerBoosts the shot peprcentage for a layup attempt when mismatched against a taller defender and reduces the possibility of getting blocked
Hook SpecialistImproves a player's ability to make post hooks
MasherImproves a player's ability to finish well around the rim, especially over smaller defenders
Post Spin TechnicianAttempting to do post spins or drives results in more effective moves, and less of a chance to be stripped
PosterizerIncreases the chances of throwing down a dunk on your defender
Precision DunkerImproves a player's ability to make skill dunks
Pro TouchGives an extra shot boost for having slight early, slightly late, or excellent shot timing on layups. Layup timing must be turned on
Rise UpIncreases the likelihood of dunking or posterizing your opponent when standing in the painted area
ScooperImproves a player's ability to make quick scoop layups
SlitheryIncreases a player's ability to slide through traffic, protect the ball from being stolen, and avoid contact during gathers and finishes at the rim
Spin CycleImproves a player's abilty to make spin layups or dunks
Two StepImproves a player's ability to make eurostep and cradle layups or dunks
WhistleIncreases the chances of drawing a foul when attacking the rim or shooting a jump shot

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BadgeDescription
94 FeetAllows defenders to harass and bother ball handlers in the backcourt
AnchorIncreases a player's ability to block shots and protect the rim at a high level
Ankle BracesLowers the likelihood of getting ankle-broken by opposing dribble moves
Boxout BeastImproves a player's ability to box out and fight for good rebounding position
Brick WallIncreases the effectiveness of screens and drains energy from opponents on physical contact
ChallengerImproves the effectiveness of well-timed contests against perimeter shooters
Chase Down ArtistBoosts the speed and leaping ability of a player when he is chasing down an offensive player in anticipation of a block attempt
ClampsDefenders are more successful when bumping or hip riding the ball handler
Fast FeetBoosts a player's ability to stay in front of dribblers while guarding on the perimeter
GloveIncreases the ability to successfully steal from ball-handlers, or strip layup attempts
InterceptorThe frequency of successfully tipped or intercepted passes greatly increases
Immovable EnforcerImproves a defensive player's strength when defending ball handlers and finishers
Off Ball PestMakes players more difficult to get past when playing off-ball, as the can grab and hold their matchup and don't get their ankles broken as often
Pick DodgerImproves a player's ability to navigate through and around screens while on defense. At the Hall of Fame level, can blow through screens in the park or blacktop
Pogo StickAllows players to quickly go back up for another jump upon landing. This could be after a rebound, block attempt, or even jumpshot
Post LockdownStrengthens a player's ability to effectively defend moves in the post, with an increased chance at stripping the opponent
Rebound ChaserImproves a player's ability to track down rebounds from farther distances than normal
Right Stick RipperIncreases the chances of stealing the ball from the dribbler or intercepting passes when using the right analog stick
Work HorseIncreases a player's speed and ability to get loose balls over the opponenent

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AttributeDescription
Close ShotAbility to shoot when standing still out to 10 feet from the basket. Helps post hooks, and is also use to determine the ability to make standing alley-oop and putback layup attempts
Driving LayupDetermines the ability to successfully complete regular, contact, alley-oop and putback layup attempts while moving towards the basket
Driving DunkDetermines the ability to successfully complete regular, contact, alley-oop and putback dunk attempts while moving towards the basket
Standing DunkDetermines the ability to successfully complete regular, contact, alley-oop and putback dunk attempts while standing under the basket
Post ControlHelps determine success when performing spins, drives, drop steps, and other moves from post position. Used along with strength and size to determine the ability to back down a defender
MidrangeDetermines the ability to make shots of all types from mid-range distance, including post fadeaway attempts
3 PointerDetermines the ability to make shots of all types from three-point distance
Free ThrowDetermines the ability to successfully make free throw shot attempts
Passing AccuracyAbility to throw the ball on target in all types of passing situations, such as bounce, chest, lob, overhead, flashy and alley-oop passes
Ball HandleDetermines skill while dribbling the ball, both in terms of moves allowed and securing the ball from steal attempts
Speed w/ BallAffects how fast the player can run or sprint while dribbling the ball
Interior DefenseDetermines the ability for the player to defend the paint both on and off the ball, as well as contest shots near the rim
Perimeter DefenseDetermines the ability for the player to defend the perimeter both on and off the ball, as well as contest shots from outside
StealAbility to intercept or deflect passes and steal the ball from opposing ball-handlers in all situations
BlockDetermines the chance to successfuly block shots of all types
Off RebAbility to grab Offensive rebounds. Along with vertical, unlocks rebound content to reach the ball more easiliy on missed shots. Helps determine ability to box out or navigate around box outs
Def RebAbility to grab defensive rebounds. Along with vertical, unlocks rebound content to reach the ball more easily on missed shots. Helps determine ability to box out or navigate around box outs
SpeedAffects how fast the player can run or sprint around the court
AccelerationAffects the speed at which the player can move in short bursts and when taking off from a stand-still position
StrengthDetermines who wins a contact battle and helps dictate how successful a player will be when backing down or being backed down in the post, both with and without the ball
VerticalUsed as a gate for dunk animations, and in combination with attribute counterparts, allows a player to jump higher on rebounds and blocks
StaminaAffects how quickly a player loses energy and fatigues while running, sprinting, taking contact and performing various moves on the court
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