NBA 2K22 MyPLAYER: Paint Beast Build Guide - Best Badges, Takeovers, Attributes

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In NBA 2K22 the best MyPLAYER builds can make you feel unstoppable. There are a couple of different builds out to choose from, so it's worth exploring all of your options.

A great build to try that has stood the test of time is the Paint Beast. An interior finisher with the ability to fight anyone for rebounds and protect the paint just as well. And we'll even show you the versatility it can have on next gen!

So let's dive into how to create these builds, including the Badges you'll need to really make your mark.

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NBA 2K22 Current Gen Paint Beast Build

Current gen NBA 2K22 runs a very different MyPLAYER Builder than next gen,

That's alright though as we've got you covered with how to build an unstoppable and efficient Paint Beast on both current and next gen NBA 2K22.

Anthony Davis of the Lakers in NBA 2K22
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DOMINATE THE PAINT: Build your MyPLAYER to resemble Deandre Ayton in NBA 2K22

Let's get you started on building a Paint Beast like Deandre Ayton on current gen:

  • Position: Power Forward
  • Skill Breakdown: 40% Finishing (Blue), 30% DEF/REB (RED)
  • Main Attributes: MAX Finishing, MAX Defense/Rebounding, MAX Playmaking
  • Height: 6'10"
  • Weight: 234LBS - 237LBS
  • Wingspan: 92.0"
  • Takeover: Glass Cleaner
  • Main Badges:
    • Finishing: Posterizer (HOF), Limitless Takeoff (HOF), Fearless Finisher (HOF)
    • Playmaking: Downhill (Gold)
    • Defense/Rebounding: Menace (Gold), Intimidator (Gold)
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With this build, everyone in The Neighborhood will want to add you to their team!

NBA 2K22 Next Gen Paint Beast Build

Since the world of NBA 2K22 is much different for next gen players, you'll want to make this build slightly different to add some versatility.

Set yourself apart from everyone else in The City with this versatile Paint Beast build on next gen systems, sure to make scoring much easier.

Andre Drummond in NBA 2K22
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TAKEOVER: Opponents won't bother trying to stop you down low with this build

Here's how you can build an incredible Paint Beast on next gen systems:

  • Position: Power Forward
  • Main Attributes:
    • Finishing: Standing Dunk (99), Post Control (98), Driving Dunk (80)
    • Shooting: Three-point Shot (76)
    • Defense/Rebounding: Interior Defense (95), Block (99), Offensive Rebounding (94)
    • Physical: Stamina (95)
  • Height: 6'10"
  • Weight: 247LBS
  • Wingspan: 92.0"
  • Primary Takeover: Spot Up Precision
  • Secondary Takeover: Glass Clearing Dimes
  • Main Badges:
    • Finishing: Backdown Punisher (HOF), Posterizer (HOF), Pro Touch (HOF)
    • Shooting: Clutch Shooter (HOF), Slippery Off Ball (HOF), Volume Shooter (Gold)
    • Defense / Rebounding: Box (HOF), Rim Protector (HOF), Brick Wall (HOF)
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If you follow this guide you'll have an unstoppable force in The City and will easily find a Pro Am team looking for a big man.

Looking to play as a guard instead? Check out our best builds for Guards here!