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Needle Threader Badge

Increases the likelihood that tough passes can get by the defense. When passing through a tight window between defenders, a boost is given to the player’s passing ability.

BADGE TIPS

For Best Results:

  • Combine this Badge with:
    • Dimer Badge
    • Break Starter Badge
  • Builds this Badge is Best Suited for:
    • Playmakers
  • Attributes to Increase:
    • Pass Accuracy
  • Gameplay & Playstyle Tips:
    • Activate this badge by passing. A boost is given when passing through a tight window between defenders.
    • To increase assists and be an effective passer:
      • Icon-pass (Press RB / R1 then press action button of desired receiver)
      • Pass to the open man who’s in position to score
      • Move the ball to increase team chemistry
      • Use appropriate pass for each situation (Lob pass or bounce pass to feed the post, crisp passes around the perimeter, etc).
      • Avoid passes in heavy traffic
      • Target weak / low awareness defenders and be aware of defenders who are overplaying the passing lanes.
      • Utilize pass fakes
      • Try to be unpredictable to the defense
      • Join an NBA team with great offensive finishers and scorers so your teammates are more likely to convert the assist.
  • 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

BADGE INFO

Name: Needle Threader Badge

Description: Increases the likelihood that tough passes can get by the defense. When passing through a tight window between defenders, a boost is given to the player’s passing ability

Attribute Requirements: PG, SG, SF: Pass Accuracy 72 (GOLD) 92 (HOF); PF: Pass Accuracy 57 (GOLD) 73 (HOF); C: Pass Accuracy 50 (GOLD) 67 (HOF)

Controls: Normal Pass: X / A; Icon Pass: R1 / RB + choose receiver

Skill(s): Offense > Passing

Type: Playmaking Badge

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