There is one thing that can make a massive difference in The Neighborhood and MyCareer: Badges. Some will let you light up the court, others will leave you on the bench.
In The Neighborhood, some badges are better for those park games than your NBA MyCareer games. For argument’s sake, we have listed these badges below based on The Neighborhood and the Rec Center.NOW WATCH BELOW: Nail your NBA 2K20 technique and never lose again!
Here is a list of the seven least important badges on NBA 2K20:
7 – Pro Touch
This badge is primarily not important if you are a guard. But for forwards, this badge can be important.
If you are a guard, this badge is pretty much useless. Even if you are a Slasher, you will not get that big of an increased chance of scoring for timing layups well.
Against a 7’3 Center on the park, you need a fairly open lane to make sure it goes in. Other badges such as Acrobat are more important for guards and that’s why it is on this list.
6 – Cross-Key Scorer
Slashers have several badges available to them that can really make them a threat in the paint. Unfortunately, this badge is not one of them.
If you attack the basket against a Center who has rim protector on anything above silver, then you will struggle to make the points.
Despite being one of the new badges to be added in 2K20, Cross-key Scorer is canceled out by centers that have Rim Protector which is almost all of them.
5 – Pump Fake Maestro
One of the biggest rookie mistakes on the Neighborhood and Rec center is to attempt a block instead of using the contesting system.
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This puts you at a major disadvantage. So a decent player will know not to bite into a pump fake making this badge pretty much useless unless you are up against some poor competition.
4 – Volume Shooter
In previous years this badge was just as important as Deadeye and Limitless Range.
Now with the new badges it is no longer a necessity. This badge is hardly worth upgrading and easily makes this list as it is one of the least important shooting badges in NBA 2K20.
The developers reward those who time shots correctly not those who shoot consecutively. If you can time your shots, then you do not need this badge whatsoever.
3 – Chase Down Artist
Due to the new realistic gameplay mechanics, chase down blocks are even less likely than ever before.
Therefore, upgrading this badge will only be helpful once in a while. Blocks do not come about that often and the grind for badges is not worth putting it on a one that is only helpful once in a while.
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