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Pick & Popper Badge

Elevates the shot percentage for an attempt taken off a pick and fade situation. Shot attempts that come after setting a screen are given a boost if the shot happens far enough from the rim and within a few seconds after the screen has been set.

BADGE TIPS

For Best Results:

  • Combine this Badge with:
    • Catch & Shoot Badge
    • Range Extender Badge
    • Brick Wall Badge
  • Builds this Badge is Best Suited for:
    • Stretch Bigs
  • Attributes to Increase:
    • Three-Point Shot
    • Mid-Range Shot
  • Gameplay & Playstyle Tips:
    • Activate this badge by setting a pick and ‘pop’ or fade towards the perimeter
    • Boosts shot attempts that come after setting a screen if the shot happens far enough from the rim and within a few seconds after the screen has been set.
    • To increase the success rate of jump shots:
      • Learn and practice your jump shot 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: Pick & Popper

Description: Elevates the shot percentage for an attempt taken off a pick and fade situation. Shot attempts that come after setting a screen are given a boost if the shot happens far enough from the rim and within a few seconds after the screen has been set.

Controls: Jumpshot: 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: Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Garnett, Larry Bird

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