20 Sep 2021 4:04 PM +00:00

NBA 2K22 MyPLAYER: How to build the best Perimeter Lockdown

One of the most popular builds circulating around NBA 2K22 right now is the Perimeter Lockdown build for guards.

This build gives you incredible defense, but you'll be able to pull your weight on offense too if you follow this guide. We've got both current gen and next gen builds to get you the best fit.

Let's get you everything you need to know on how to build and play with a Perimeter Lockdown MyPLAYER.

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NBA 2K22: Current Gen Perimeter Lockdown Build

Getting started with any builds in NBA 2K22 can be a struggle when you don't know what you're looking for.

The Perimeter Lockdown build is a great one for players looking to shut down opposing players.

Eric Bledsoe and Jrue Holiday in NBA 2K22
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LOCKDOWN: Guard opponents like Jrue Holiday in NBA 2K22 with the Perimeter Lockdown build

Here's how you'll put together the current gen Perimeter Lockdown build, with attributes, Takeovers, and Badges.

  • Position: Point Guard
  • Skill Breakdown Pie Chart: 40% Red, 30% Green, 15% Blue, 15% Red
  • Main Attributes: MAX Defense, MAX Shooting
  • Height: 6'3" to 6'4"
  • Weight: 180LBS
  • Wingspan: 85.0"
  • Takeover: Lockdown Defender
  • Required Badges: Shooting - Catch & Shoot, Hot Zone Hunter
    Defense - HOF Clamps, HOF Menace, Silver Ankle Braces
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NBA 2K22: Next Gen Perimeter Lockdown Build

The current gen builds don't really apply to next gen and vice versa, so you'll have to use a different build if you're on next gen.

It's still a Perimeter Lockdown build, but it's tailored slightly differently.

Zach Lavine in NBA 2K22
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UNLIMITED POTENTIAL: Be an elite defender while maintaining some offense with this build

Here's how you can build the best next gen Perimeter Lockdown MyPLAYER:

  • Position: Shooting Guard
  • Main Attributes:
    • Finishing: Driving Dunk (92), Driving Layup (72)
      Shooting: Mid-Range (63), Three-Point Shot (78)
      Playmaking: Ball Handle (80), Speed with Ball (67)
      Defense & Rebounding: Perimeter Defense (97), Steal (99), Block (70)
  • Height: 6'5"
  • Weight: 179LBS
  • Wingspan: 86"
  • Primary Takeover: Extreme Clamps
  • Secondary Takeover: Spot-Up Precision
  • Required Badges: Shooting - Catch & Shoot, Hot Zone Hunter
    Defense - HOF Clamps, HOF Menace, Silver Ankle Braces
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If you follow these guides, you'll build the best Perimeter Lockdown MyPLAYER on current and next gen consoles in NBA 2K22.