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Hot Start Badge

Improves player’s shooting ability after making first shot until a miss occurs. For every made shot from the beginning of the game, player receives a shot attribute bonus that lasts until the first missed shot attempt.

BADGE TIPS

For Best Results:

  • Combine this Badge with:
    • Volume Shooter Badge
    • Hot Zone Hunter Badge
    • Green Machine Badge
    • Catch & Shoot Badge
    • Range Extender Badge
  • Builds this Badge is Best Suited for:
    • 3 PT Shooters
    • Offensive Threat
    • Stretch Bigs
    • Mid Range Shooters
    • Shot Creators
  • Attributes to Increase:
    • Mid-Range Shot
    • Three-Point Shot
  • Gameplay & Playstyle Tips:
    • Activate this badge by starting off games and quarters with made jump shots, trying to put together a streak together.
    • 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: Hot Start

Description: Improves player’s shooting ability after making first shot until a miss occurs. For every made shot from the beginning of the game, player receives a shot attribute bonus that lasts until the first missed shot attempt.

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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