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Deadeye Badge

Reduces the impact of a defender who is closing out. Jump shots taken with a defender closing out receive less of a penalty from a shot contest. This includes both mid-range and 3PT shots.

BADGE TIPS

For Best Results:

  • Combine this Badge with:
    • Catch & Shoot Badge
    • Range Extender Badge
    • Quick Draw Badge
    • Hot Zone Hunter Badge
    • Green Machine Badge
    • Difficult Shots Badge
  • Builds this Badge is Best Suited for:
    • 3 PT Shooters
    • Mid Range Shooters
    • Offensive Threat
    • Stretch Bigs
    • Shot Creators
  • Attributes to Increase:
    • Mid-Range Shot
    • Three-Point Shot
  • Gameplay & Playstyle Tips:
    • Activate this badge by taking shots with the defender closing out
    • To increase success rate of jump shots:
      • Learn and practice your jumpshot timing (if it’s not working for you, try a new one)
      • Take open shots
      • Space the floor / spread out to create open looks
      • Know and shoot from hot spots on the court
      • Use on-ball and off-ball screens to get open
      • Read the passer and move without the ball, bluffing changes in direction, etc. if necessary to get open.
      • If the defender is overplaying you, utilize back cuts and pump fakes
  • Notes:
    • Simulated games do not count towards earning badges
    • Badges have 4 Tiers: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Hall of Fame
    • Badge availability depends on the archetype
    • HOF badges are only available if it’s a primary skill of the archetype

BADGE INFO

Name: Deadeye

Description: Reduces the impact of a defender who is closing out. Jump shots taken with a defender closing out receive less of a penalty from a shot contest. This includes both mid-range and 3PT shots.

Controls: Jump Shot: Press and hold X / Square or move and hold Right Stick then release

Skill(s): Offense > Shooting

Type: Shooting Badge

Notable NBA Players w/This Badge on HOF: Kobe Bryant, Steph Curry, Larry Bird, + more.

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