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NBA 2K24 Badges – The Complete List

Badges have been added, removed, or tweaked in an effort to balance the gameplay. There are 24 new Badges this year while a few others have been removed, for a total of 77. Here you’ll find a list of every badge in NBA 2K24:


Agent 3Improves the ability to make pull-up shots from three point range
BlindersJump shots taken with a defender closing out in their peripheral vision will suffer a lower penalty.
Catch and ShootFor a short time after receiving a pass, the receiver’s ability to knock down jump shots gets a significant boost
ClaymoreIncreases the ability to knock down perimeter shots when spotting up patiently.
Comeback KidBoosts shooter’s mid-range and three-point abilities when trailing in a game.
Corner SpecialistDeep range shots taken along the baseline of the court receive a boost, whether it is off the dribble or off a catch.
DeadeyeJump shots taken with a defender closing out receive less of a penalty from a shot contest.
Free PointsIn clutch moments, knocking down free throws with the game on the line is improved with Free Points.
Green MachineGives an additional shot boost when consecutively achieving excellent releases on jump shots.
Guard UpIncreases the ability to make jump shots when defenders fail to properly contest.
Limitless RangeExtends the range from which a player can shoot three-pointers effectively from deep.
Middy MagicianBoosts the effectiveness of pullups and spin shots from the mid-range area
Open LooksAs a way to encourage sudden opportunities, Open Looks will enhance a player’s ability to make wide-open jumpers.
Post-Fade PhenomSimilar to Hook Specialist, Post-Fade Phenom will allow a player to make post-fades and hop shots out of the post at a higher clip.
Slippery Off-BallWhen attempting to get open off screens, the player more effectively navigates through traffic.
Space CreatorIncreases a player’s to both hit shots after creating space from the defender, as well as cross up an opponent on step-back moves.
Spot FinderBy utilizing the “Get Open” mechanic (R2 or Right Trigger Tap), Spot Finder allows players to receive a speed boost off-the-ball to get to an open space, with a raised chance of knocking down the shot off the ensuing catch.


Ankle BreakerWhen performing stepbacks and other certain moves, the defender stumbles or falls more frequently when biting the wrong way.
Bail OutPassing out of a jump shot or layup yields fewer errant passes than normal. Additionally, helps passing out of double teams.
Big DriverFace-up bigs driving to the basket from within the mid-range area will receive an initial launch boost with Big Driver.
Blow-ByQuicker ball-handlers receive boosts in body-up interactions with defenders when Blow-By is equipped.
Break StarterAfter grabbing a defensive board, deep outlet passes made up the court are more accurate. Passes must be made quickly following the defensive rebound.
DimerWhen in the half-court, passes by Dimers to open shooters yield a shot percentage boost.
Handles For DaysA player takes less of an energy hit when performing consecutive dribble moves, allowing them to chain together combos quicker and for longer periods of time.
HyperdriveIncreases the speed at which a player can perform moving dribble moves as the attack down the court.
Killer CombosImproves a player’s ability to chain together efficient dribble moves when sizing up their opponent.
Needle ThreaderWhen passing through a tight window between defenders, a boost is given to the player’s passing ability.
Physical HandlesDuring physical body-up interactions, players with Physical Handles have a higher chance of winning the outcome following a dribble move.
Post PlaymakerWhen passing our of the post or after an offensive rebound, receivers are given a shot boost.
Relay PasserA hockey assist badge, Relay Passer provides a boost to shooters in a pass-to-assist situation.
Special DeliveryIncreases alley-oop throw success and shot chance for receivers after a flashy pass**, while also speeding up bounce and lob passes,** and enabling off-the backboard alley-oops
Speed BoosterA perimeter-only quick first step badge, Speed Booster will allow for quicker launches when coming from a stand-still dribble situation.
Touch PasserPlayers who quickly move the ball upon receiving it will get faster pass animations with Touch Passer.
Triple StrikePlayers excel with triple threat launches and jukes at a higher rate with Triple Strike.
UnpluckableDefenders have a tougher time poking the ball free with their steal attempts.


AcrobatReverse and change shot layup attempt receive a boost. Additionally, the ability to beat defenders with gathers is improved
Aerial WizardIncreases the ability to finish an alley-oop from a teammate, or putback a finish off an offensive rebound.
Backdown PunisherAllow players to have more success than normal when backing down a defender while posting up
BulldozerA mix of a scoring and a ball-handling badge, think of this as Bully version 2.0 with elements of the old Clamp Breaker. Bulldozer improves the player’s ability to push through physical body-ups and finish with physicality around the rim.
BunnyHop step layups and dunks receive an increased shot chance with Bunny.
Dream ShakePost move fakes have a higher chance of stunning a defender. Also, shot attempts following post fakes, shimmies, and shot fakes have an increased shot percentage.
DropstepperAllows for more success when attempting post drop-steps and hop steps, in addition to protecting the ball better, while performing these moves in the post.
Fast TwitchSpeeds up the ability to get standing layups or dunks off before the defense has time to contest.
Fearless FinisherStrengthens a player’s ability to absorb contact and still finish. Also reduces the amount of energy lost from contact layups.
Float GameA player’s ability to make floaters and runners while attacking the basket is improved with Float Game.
Giant SlayerBoosts the shot peprcentage for a layup attempt when mismatched against a taller defender and reduces the possibility of getting blocked.
Hook SpecialistNo love lost for post-play aficionados. Brought back from the dead, Hook Specialist increases a player’s ability to make hook shots out of the post.
MasherImproves a player’s ability to finish well around the rim, especially over smaller defenders.
Post Spin TechnicianAttempting to do post spins or drives results in more effective moves, and less of a chance to be stripped.
PosterizerIncreases the chances of throwing down a dunk on your defender.
Precision DunkerThose who utilize the skill dunk mechanic will receive an improved chance of flushing their dunk attempt with Precision Dunker.
Pro TouchGives an extra shot boost for having slight early, slightly late, or excellent shot timing on layups. Layup timing must be turned on.
Rise UpIncreases the likelihood of dunking or posterizing your opponent when standing in the painted area.
ScooperQuick scoop layup shot chances are improved with the new Scooper badge.
SlitheryIncreases a player’s ability to slide through traffic, protect the ball from being stolen, and avoid contact during gathers and finishes at the rim.
Spin CycleDrives finished with a spin layup or dunk will receive an increased shot chance ability thanks to Spin Cycle.
Two StepCradle and Euro step layups and dunks receive a shot boost with Two Step.
WhistleCreating contact and getting to the free throw line when attacking the rim or shooting a jump shot is improved with the new Whistle badge.


94 FeetPlayers with 94 Feet receive fewer body-up stamina hits and improved body-up wins when pressing full court. Don’t worry, those who do not have this badge will regret pressing full court.
AnchorIncreases a player’s ability to block shots and protect the rim at a high level.
Ankle BracesLowers the likelihood of getting ankle-broken by opposing dribble moves.
Boxout BeastImproves a player’s ability to box out and fight for good rebounding position
Brick WallIncreases the effectiveness of screens and drains energy from opponents on physical contact
ChallengerImproves effectiveness of well-timed contests against perimeter shooters.
Chase Down ArtistBoosts the speed and leaping ability of a player when he is chasing down an offensive player in anticipation of a block attempt.
ClampsDefenders are more successful when bumping or hip riding the ball handler
Fast FeetIt wouldn’t be a fair game if only offensive players received speed boosts. Fast Feet can be looked at as a “quick first step” badge for defenders, allowing defensive specialists to stay in front of shifty ball-handlers.
GloveIncreases the ability to successfully steal from ball-handlers, or strip layup attempts
Immovable EnforcerA direct counter to Bulldozer, Immovable Enforcer allows defenders to win physical matchups when it comes to body-ups and contact layups.
InterceptorThe frequency of successfully tipped or intercepted passes greatly increases.
Off-Ball PestMakes players more difficult to get past when playing off-ball, as they can grab and hold their matchup and don’t get their ankles broken as often.
Pick DodgerImproves a player’s ability to navigate through and around screens while on defense. At the Hall of Fame level, can blow through screens in the park or blacktop.
Pogo StickAllows players to quickly go back up for another jump upon landing. This could be after a rebound, block attempt, or even a jump shot.
Post LockdownStrengthens a player’s ability to effectively defend moves in the post, with an increased chance at stripping the opponent.
Rebound ChaserImproves a player’s ability to track down rebounds from farther distances than normal.
Right Stick RipperThose who utilize the right-stick steal mechanic will receive a boost on steal attempts with Right Stick Ripper.
Work HorseIncreases a player’s speed and ability to get loose balls over the opponent.