With each NBA 2K game release, a new meta and playstyle is signaled for the players to adapt. This means most players will be spending a lot of time creating the perfect player. So, we have gathered these useful NBA 2K22 MyPlayer Builder tips to help you out.
NBA 2K22 MyPlayer Builder Tips
Things have changed a bit in NBA 2K22 with the balancing of different builds and playstyles, so it might take you a little while to get used to things.
Even veteran MyCareer players need to see these tips to better grasp the mechanics this time around and make full use of the MyPlayer Builder tool in NBA 2K22.
Changing Face and Appearance
The face and the overall appearance of your in-game character should be as per your preference. Luckily, NBA 2K 22 allows you to fully customize the face and appearance of your character. So, let’s get creative!
Head to the MyPlayer menu and navigate to “MyPlayer Appearance”.
Now, select the MyPlayer Appearance item which will allow you to change the face of your character as well as other aspects, such as facial hair, eyebrows, and more.
There are plenty of preset options for you to choose from. However, you can also upload your own image through the MyNBA2k22 application. This application can be installed from the Play Store or App store.
Once inside the application, you’ll need to capture the image of your head from various angles. If you don’t like the captured image, you can always recapture it.
Figure out Player Roles
When creating a character, the first thing you need to figure out is what role you will be playing and how well does it complement your playstyle. Some positions are more overpowered in 2K22, and that’s up to you to figure out.
Create characters of varying height but do not make them close to IRL heights. Otherwise, enemy teams will easily beat you.
Make sure your character usually stays above 6.2-6.3 feet. And take your time while creating the build because this affects how your playstyle will mold with this game.
Make the Build Around your Strengths
Only you know which playstyle you are most comfortable with, so; you need to be honest with yourself while making a build.
Do not make shooting and finishing focused builds if you are not comfortable playing those positions and would rather be a playmaker.
Creating a comfortable build can mean the difference between winning and losing in NBA 2K22.
Study the Attribute Requirements
You should always figure out beforehand which skill requires how many attribute points to better plan your build.
For example, if you thought about having the Pro Dunk Package requires your Diving Dunk attribute to be at 84 potential to unlock and equip it.
Also, feel free to experiment around with different builds. Over time, you’ll realize the various areas, in the build, where you need to make improvements to achieve what it is that YOU prefer.
Play all the Amateur Leagues
You should not act impatiently and go straight into the NBA. Rather, work your way up from college, g-league, Brickley, and then set into the NBA.
Doing so gives you ample time to experiment around with different players and find the best-suited character. If you jump straight into NBA, you are guaranteed to lose a lot of your earlier games.
Acquire the Gym Rat Badge
If you acquire the Gym Rat Badge, you will gain additional speed, wind, power, and quickness. And these attributes are extremely important even if your build relies more on the skill side.
Study the Real-Life NBA Players
In NBA 2K22, especially in the beginning, you may have a harder time figuring out the kind of build that’ll work for you.
To remedy that, simply head to the Roster and check out the attributes and statistics of the real-life NBA players.
Pick on the best elements of each of the players and craft your build around them.
Understand the Dynamics of Dunk Ratings
Dunking is one of the parameters that has been altered in the latest iteration of NBA 2K22. The dunk rating is displayed by a dunk meter, that you might have come across.
For best results, you should aim for a dunk rating of no less than 92. As a result, you’ll have the best chances of getting your hands on the finest animation package for finishes.
Utilize the Takeovers
Not only do takeovers allow you to stand out, but they also enhance your skillsets and attributes. So, be sure to get the most out of them. There are a total of 22 takeovers, each with its own buff for you to choose from.
Making a Lebron James Build in NBA 2K22 MyPlayer Builder
Crafting a Lebron James Build is not an easy task at all in NBA 2K22. However, after a lot of effort and trials and errors, we have finally been able to land a Lebron James build.
Here is the complete breakdown of the build:
- Weight: 250 lbs.
- Height: 6’9’’
- Body Shape: Built
- Wingspan: 6’11’’
- Close Shot: 87
- Driving Layup: 84
- Driving Dunk: 78
- Standing Dunk: 64
- Post Control: 68
- Mid-Range Shot: 76
- Three-Point Shot: 81
- Free Throw: 72
- Pass Accuracy: 90
- Ball Handle: 79
- Speed With Ball: 63
Defense / Rebounding
- Interior Defense: 82
- Perimeter Defense: 78
- Steal: 74
- Block: 69
- Offensive Rebound: 55
- Defensive Rebound: 75
- Speed: 70
- Acceleration: 67
- Strength: 83
- Vertical: 84
- Stamina: 97
- Team Ratings Boost
- Limitless Range