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Flexible Release Badge

Reduces the penalty suffered from mis-timed jump shot releases. Shot timing penalties for jump shots are reduced, making it easier to knock down attempts even when releasing early or late.

BADGE TIPS

For Best Results:

  • Combine this Badge with:
    • Green Machine Badge
    • Catch & Shoot Badge
  • Builds this Badge is Best Suited for:
    • 3 PT Shooters
    • Offensive Threat
    • Stretch Bigs
    • Mid Range Shooters
    • Shot Creators
    • Playmakers
  • Attributes to Increase:
    • Mid-Range Shot
    • Three-Point Shot
  • Gameplay & Playstyle Tips:
    • Activate this badge by taking shots jumps, which are more forgiving of bad timing
    • Useful badge to counter lag / input lag
    • Useful badge if you take open, high quality shots but don’t always time the shot well
    • 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: Flexible Release

Description: Reduces the penalty suffered from mis-timed jump shot releases. Shot timing penalties for jump shots are reduced, making it easier to knock down attempts even when releasing early or late.

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: Klay Thompson

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