NBA 2K23 Builds: How to do the Playmaking Shot Creator build on Next & Current Gen

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The Playmaking Shot Creator build is one of the most popular NBA 2K23 builds and we're only a few weeks into Season 1.

As a build that has been around for a long time, players are constantly trying to get this particular scoring build on next gen and current gen systems.

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Let's break down this build and its Attributes, Badges, and Takeovers.

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Best NBA 2K23 Builds available

Before we get into how to build the Playmaking Shot Creator build, we want to talk about some of the best NBA 2K23 builds available.

If you're looking for guard builds, we'd consider things like the Two-Way Playmaker build. This build allows you to be strong on offense and defense.

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DAME LILLARD BUILD: The Two-Way build is the perfect starter build

This is a 6'4" point guard build, allowing you to have a little bit of height over the smaller NBA 2K23 builds. However, there are a few 6'7" builds for guards out there, so keep that in mind.

If you'd like to check out some of our best guard builds this year, head here.

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How to build the Playmaking Shot Creator

Now that we've gone over our own personal favorite build, let's take a look at how to build the Playmaking Shot Creator.

Of the NBA 2K23 builds, this is one that is incredibly popular among players that are focused on scoring. So, how should you spread out the attributes?

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ATTRIBUTE GUIDE: Enter these specifications exactly to these measurements

Remember you'll have to enter these specifications exactly to trigger the Playmaking Shot Creator designation. The only NBA 2K23 builds that won't need this is the replica builds.

These are the standard attributes:

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  • Height - 6'1"
  • Weight - 188 LBS
  • Wingspan - 6'7"
  • Handedness - Right
  • Body Type - Defined

These are the in-depth attributes you'll need to input:

  • Finishing
    • Close Shot - 56 OVR
    • Driving Layup - 75 OVR
    • Driving Dunk - 80 OVR
    • Standing Dunk - 25 OVR
    • Post Control - 25 OVR
  • Shooting
    • Mid-Range Shot - 86 OVR
    • Three-Point shoot - 93 OVR
    • Free Throw - 75 OVR
  • Playmaking
    • Pass Accuracy - 86 OVR
    • Ball Handle - 94 OVR
    • Speed With Ball - 92 OVR
  • Defense/Rebounding
    • Interior Defense - 25 OVR
    • Perimeter Defense - 59 OVR
    • Steal - 25 OVR
    • Block - 25 OVR
    • Offensive Rebound - 25 OVR
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  • Defensive Rebound - 25 OVR
  • Physicals
    • Speed - 85 OVR
    • Acceleration - 90 OVR
    • Strength - 25 OVR
    • Vertical - 60 OVR
    • Stamina - 90 OVR

As you can see, the biggest problem with these NBA 2K23 builds is that you'll be awful on defense.

However, you'll be a great scorer by adding the Takeovers Anklebreaking Shots and Limitless Range.

Stephen Curry Replica Build

If the Playmaking Shot Creator build isn't up to your standard, we'd like to offer an alternative, the Stephen Curry Replica Build.

Replica NBA 2K23 Builds mimic some of the best players to ever step foot on the hardwood and this build is no different.

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PLAY LIKE STEPH: Be a great scorer without sacrificing a ton of defense.
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It was revealed by NBA 2K23 that not everything has to be "exact" to activate the Replica Builds but to avoid the chance we'd follow these exact attributes.

Here are the standard attributes:

  • Height - 6'2"
  • Weight - 185 LBS
  • Wingspan - 6'4"
  • Handedness - Right
  • Body Type - Solid

These are the in-depth attributes you'll need to input:

  • Finishing
    • Close Shot - 87 OVR
    • Driving Layup - 88 OVR
    • Driving Dunk - 28 OVR
    • Standing Dunk - 25 OVR
    • Post Control - 28 OVR
  • Shooting
    • Mid-Range Shot - 85 OVR
    • Three-Point shoot - 92 OVR
    • Free Throw - 87 OVR
  • Playmaking
    • Pass Accuracy - 86 OVR
    • Ball Handle - 92 OVR
    • Speed With Ball - 87 OVR
  • Defense/Rebounding
    • Interior Defense - 30 OVR
    • Perimeter Defense - 80 OVR
    • Steal - 64 OVR
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  • Block - 46 OVR
  • Offensive Rebound - 31 OVR
  • Defensive Rebound - 60 OVR
  • Physicals
    • Speed - 78 OVR
    • Acceleration - 78 OVR
    • Strength - 48 OVR
    • Vertical - 70OVR
    • Stamina - 98 OVR

To check out more surrounding the Replica Builds in NBA 2K23, follow this link.