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Difficult Shots Badge

Improves the ability to shoot difficult shots off the dribble. High difficulty jumpers such as hop steps, spins, stepbacks, and pull-ups receive a shot percentage boost.

BADGE TIPS

For Best Results:

  • Combine this Badge with:
    • Tireless Shooter Badge
    • Hot Zone Hunter Badge
    • Space Creator Badge
    • Flexible Release Badge
  • Builds this Badge is Best Suited for:
    • Shot Creators
    • Playmakers
  • Attributes to Increase:
    • Mid-Range Shot
  • Gameplay & Playstyle Tips:
    • Activate this badge by shooting while on the move
    • Look for gaps in the defense to shoot off the dribble at
    • To increase the 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: Difficult Shots

Description: Improves the ability to shoot difficult shots off the dribble. High difficulty jumpers such as hop steps, spins, stepbacks, and pull-ups receive a shot percentage boost.

Controls: See Shooting Controls

Skill(s): Offense > Shooting

Type: Shooting Badge

Notable NBA Players w/This Badge on HOF: Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki, Luka Doncic, + more.

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