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.
Difficult Shots Badge
For Best Results:
- Combine this Badge with:
- Tireless Shooter Badge
- Hot Zone Hunter Badge
- Space Creator Badge
- Builds this Badge is Best Suited for:
- Shot Creators
- 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
- 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
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.