NBA 2K22 MyPLAYER: Incredible Guard builds to run the backcourt & Best Overall Builds

After loading NBA 2K22 MyCAREER it's time to finally settle on a MyPLAYER build this year, and many will go right to the backcourt making a Point Guard or Shooting Guard.

No matter how you want to tackle the game as a Point or Shooting Guard, these are some of the best NBA 2K22 MyPLAYER builds for the positions.

NBA 2K22 Best Overall Builds

If you've been having trouble taking over The City or Cancha Del Mar, it could be because you're using the wrong NBA 2K22 build on your guard.

We decided to compile all the best NBA 2K22 builds in one space, that way, you'll have much more success on the court.

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BEST BUILDS: Let us show you how to build the best MyPLAYER

To learn about the best Point Guard and Shooting Guard builds in NBA 2K22, follow this link. We've got a wide range of playstyles to choose from that will help you take over the courts.

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NBA 2K22 Best Point and Shooting Guard builds

As with all the builds in NBA 2K22, the most important thing is figuring out which style or archetype, you want your MyPLAYER to be.

A good way to do this is to think of Point Guards and Shooting Guards that you'd to emulate. When you do this, you can use our guide to help you decide the NBA 2K22 build right for you.

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Here are some of our favorite (and the most effective) Guard builds.

Playmaking Shot Creator

This is arguably the best and most played build in NBA 2K22 period. If you've ever played against this build you'll find it incredibly hard to stop them from scoring. This build works especially well on point guards as you'll have great spot up shooting and speed with the ball.

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CHEF CURRY: This build is about scoring no matter what the defense does

The truth is, if you're looking to build a nearly unstoppable player on offense, this is the best build to do it with.

Contrarily, your MyPLAYER won't be a great defender because of your size and wingspan.

Here's what you'll need to get started:

  • Height: 6'3"
  • Weight: MIN
  • Wingspan: MIN
  • Position: PG / SG
  • Takeover: Sharpshooter
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Perimeter Lockdown

Perhaps you're actually looking for the alternative of the Playmaking Shot Creator. Maybe you want to find a way to guard anyone that steps on the court, without sacrificing a lot of offense.

Think of someone like Marcus Smart and Jrue Holday, players known for being some of the best defenders in the NBA. If you want that, you'll want to use the MyPLAYER Perimeter Lockdown build.

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LOCKDOWN: Take no prisoners and allow no easy buckets with this MyPLAYER build

This build comes with amazing Badges and you won't sacrifice a lot of scoring, you just won't be the best at ball-handling, which is okay. The main purpose of this is to ensure opponents have a difficult time scoring.

Here's how to get started with this build:

  • Height: 6'5" / 6'6"
  • Weight: 180 - 185LBS
  • Wingspan: Max
  • Position: SG
  • Takeover: Lockdown Defender
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2 Way 3-Point Playmaker

For those of you that are looking for a mix of offensive and defensive prowess, we have the 2 Way 3-Point Playmaker. This is a gamebreaking build, and definitely a lethal one on the court.

This build is strictly for a Point Guard, as the size would be much too small to play shooting guard. When building this, you'll likely have Ja Morant in mind as the player to emulate.

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BALL OUT: This build image is courtesy of u/Puluzu on Reddit detailing the build

This build gets Hall of Fame Quick First Step, Gold Clamps, and Pro Contact Dunks. You'll be losing some Badges and attributes though, so keep that in mind.

Here's how you can get started with this build:

  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 174LBS
  • Wingspan: 83in
  • Position: PG
  • Takeover: Sharpshooter x2