NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Let's see together, in our exhaustive guide, what is the best build to build the perfect Guard in NBA 2K22: what are the parameters to take into consideration? 

We have been back on the court for some time now, because NBA 2K22 has stolen our lives a bit, we must admit. Arrived last September 10 on the shelves for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | Yes, we have thoroughly described it in a long-winded review that you can find by clicking here. Leaving aside some technical flaws that 2K has been carrying out for years now, the 2022 version of the title captured us both for its excellent technical and aesthetic quality, and for the amount of modes and things to do added this year. We don't want to repeat ourselves though, so we refer you to the review in case you want more details. Here, we want to introduce you to a series of ours guides on best builds to set up to create your perfect team. 

Before starting our guide on the best Guard build in NBA 2K22, we remind you that here on Holygamerz you will already find a good list of tips regarding the 2K title. Starting with the complete trophy list, we have already listed the best badges for My Player, our tips and tricks to start playing, how to get around with the skateboard and a quick guide to earning VC for free. That said, let's get started: First, who is the Guard in basketball? 

Who is the Guard?

La Guardia, in basketball, is typically the fastest and most agile player. In addition to being responsible for running the ball across the pitch, he is also the one who creates offensive game ideas and scores points, lots of points. Especially from long distances. We have already talked to you, in dedicated guides, about the locations of the Center, Big Wing and Small Wing. As in the other cases, we will divide this article into two distinct parts: the one related to creating the best build for the Guard possible in NBA 2K22 for Current-Gen (PS5, Xbox Series X | S) and for Last-Gen (PS4, Xbox One ). 

Before you start creating your MyPlayer, you will need to create one the physical appearance of the face. There are many physical parameters to retouch, from the color of the skin to that of the eyes and, even more significantly, that of the hair. Take your time, considering that you will be spending a lot of your time in NBA 2K22 looking at your player's ugly face. Also remember that if you are not satisfied you can always change the connotations from the MyPlayer menu.

Physical Options Current-Gen

Once you have determined the aesthetic features, it's time to "build" your MyPlayer. Name and Number will have no impact on the attributes, while the choice of the dominant hand will have some repercussions on dribbling and other minor things. Location, on the other hand, will determine the basis of your build, so choose carefully. You will have to choose too Height, Weight, Arm Spread and Build, the latter exclusively linked to cosmetics. The first three parameters, on the other hand, will drastically change your maximum Attributes, so we have determined all the options for your player's Body, in this case the Small Wing, which you find right below: 

  • Height: 6'6 ”
  • Weight: 180lbs
  • Opening of the arms: 6'6 ”

Attributes Conclusion and Current-Gen Throw | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Let's go now instead to see, gradually, the Attributes necessary for the creation of a good Guard. Let's start with the Conclusion: 

  • Close Up Shot: 83
  • Desk pad at the entrance: 86
  • Crushed on entry: 90

Here below instead those concerning the Tire: 

  • Medium Distance Shot: 89
  • Three-Point Shooting: 90
  • Free throw: 50

Direction and Defense / Rebounds Attributes Current-Gen | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

We continue with the Attributes concerning the Direction: 

  • Accuracy of Steps: 77
  • Ball Control: 83
  • Speed ​​with Ball: 83

Below we see the Attributes of Defense / Rebounds: 

  • Defense on the perimeter: 85
  • Ruba: 84

Physical Attributes and Current-Gen Impulses | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Finally, let's see the Physical Attributes together: 

  • Speed: 86
  • Acceleration: 86
  • Vertical: 84
  • Resistance: 89

As for the Impetus, the best to assign to your player in the Guard position are: 

  • Primary Impetus: Spot-Up Precision
  • Secondary Impetus: Limitless Range

Current-Gen Conclusion Badge | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Now let's see which badges to prefer for each attribute, starting with those for the Conclusion attribute: 

  • Acrobat: Silver
  • Grace under pressure: Silver
  • Reactive: Silver
  • Not stolen: Silver
  • Fearless finalizer: Silver
  • Unlimited deadlift: Gold
  • Posterizer: Gold
  • Agile finalizer: Silver

Badges Shooting and Direction Current-Gen | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Let's see in the following list the Badges to be selected for the Shot attribute: 

  • Blinders: Gold
  • circus triple: Gold
  • Green car: Gold
  • Wholesale shooter: Bronze
  • Catch and pull: Silver
  • Hot Zone Hunter: Gold
  • Manager: Gold
  • Specialist from the corner: Gold
  • Unlimited placement: Silver
  • Stop & Pop: Silver

Let's move on to those dedicated to Directing: 

  • Break ankles: Silver 
  • Laser pass: Gold
  • Iperguida: Silver
  • Quick chain: Silver
  • Triple threat Juke: Gold
  • Quick departure: Gold
  • Safe: Bronze
  • Perfect control: Gold

Current-Gen Defense / Rebound Badges | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Finally, let's see the badges to select for the Defense / Rebounds attribute: 

  • ankle: Bronze
  • Threat: Bronze
  • Ready hand: Silver
  • Tormentor: Bronze
  • Pincers: Gold

Now let's move on to the Guard in Last-Gen: the physical options

Instead, let's see, in the next paragraphs of this guide, the best build for an effective Guard for those who play NBA 2K22 on last generation consoles (PS4, Xbox One). Create and customize your player's face as you wish, give him the build you want and get ready to train him to the fullest. As for the body options, Height, Weight and Arm Spread, these will be quite similar to the next-gen version. Find them below: 

  • Height: 6'5 ”
  • Weight: 179lbs
  • Opening of the arms: 83.3 "

Attributes Conclusion Last-Gen | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

The subdivision into paragraphs is practically the same, so let's start with the scores to be assigned to the various attributes, starting from the Conclusion: 

  • Close Up Shot: 88
  • Desk pad at the entrance: 91
  • Crushed on entry: 81
  • Crushed from a standstill: 64

Let's continue with the Shot: 

  • Medium distance shot: 81
  • Three-point shot: 78
  • Free throw: 86

Direction and Defense / Rebounds Attributes | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Below you will find those related to the Direction: 

  • Accuracy of the steps: 73
  • Ball control: 80

Finally, for Defense / Rebounds, follow the following list: 

  • Defense on the perimeter: 76
  • Lateral speed: 74
  • Ruba: 79
  • Stopped: 49
  • Defensive rebound: 64

Impetus and Badge Conclusion Last-Gen | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

The Impetus to choose in this case is “Slasher” o “Shot Creator”. Let's now pass to the Badges to be selected for each category of attributes, starting with that of the Conclusion: 

  • Fearless Finalizer: Bronze
  • Slayer of giants: Gold
  • Unlimited deadlift: Silver
  • Posterizer: Hall of Fame 
  • Superfine touch: Silver
  • Agile finalizer: Hall of Fame 
  • Not stolen: Bronze

As for the badges related to shooting, let's see together the following list: 

  • Manager: Silver
  • Specialist from the corner: Bronze
  • Sniper: Silver
  • Green car: Gold
  • Hot Zone Hunter: Gold 
  • Sharpshooter: Silver 
  • Wholesale shooter: Gold

Badges Shooting, Direction and Defense / Rebounds Last-Gen | NBA 2K22: guide to the best Guard build

Let's move on to those concerning the Direction: 

  • Laser pass: Bronze
  • Glue on the hands: Silver
  • Perfect control: Gold
  • Quick departure: Gold
  • Safe: Silver

Below, however, you will find the badges related to Defense / Rebounds: 

  • Pincers: Gold 
  • Intimidator: Gold
  • Threat: Bronze

Have fun!

End our long-winded guide on how to build the best Small Wing build in NBA 2K22 here. Hoping to have been useful we ask you: are you playing the 2K Sports title? What do you think about it? Write it to us below in the comments, we will continue to keep you updated with all the news, guides and reviews on videogame and tech! And if you are interested in game keys at affordable prices, we recommend that you take a look at the InstantGaming catalog! 

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