NBA 2k21: Defensive Badges Guide

Defensive and rebounding badges are ideal for a defense oriented MyPlayer. They increase your MyPlayer defensive abilities there is a large variety of defensive and rebounding badges, some of them affect your Takeover meter while others improve your stamina or your ability to perform rebounds or defense moves. The full list of next-gen defensive and rebounding badges is as follow:

  • Ankle Braces: Reduces the chances of getting crossed over.
  • Box: Improves player’s ability to box out opponents.
  • Brick Wall: Increases effectiveness of screens and drains energy from opponents on physical contact.
  • Chase Down Artist: Raises the chances of getting a chase-down block.
  • Clamps: Boosts the ability to stay in front of the ball handler on the perimeter.
  • Clutch Defender: Steps up defensively in big moments.
  • Defensive Leader: Boosts the defensive abilities of teammates when in the game.
  • Heart Crusher: Decreases opponents’ Takeover meters when achieving a highlight play on defense.
  • Hot Stopper: Boosts takeover meter after making defensive plays.
  • Interceptor: Increases chances at getting steals in passing lanes.
  • Intimidator: Intimidates offensive players causing them to miss shots more often.
  • Off-Ball Pest: Improves a player’s ability to bump and harass the offense off the ball.
  • Pick Dodger: Improves a player’s ability to navigate through screens effectively on defense.
  • Pick Pocket: Improves a player’s ability to steal the ball from a ball handler.
  • Pogo Stick: Improves the ability to attempt multiple blocks in succession.
  • Post Lockdown: Improves the defender’s ability to defend post moves and backdowns.
  • Rebound Chaser: Improves a player’s ability to chase down rebounds.
  • Rim Protector: Improves ability to block shots, gives boost to the Takeover meter for blocker/teammates.
  • Tireless Defender: Reduces energy lost when exerting effort on defense.
  • Trapper: Makes life difficult for the offensive players when trapped.
  • Worm: Allows rebounders to swim or spin around box outs more easily.

Some of these badges are more or less useful depending on you player’s style. The best badges for centers and big men are Intimidator, Rebound Chaser, Rim Protector, Brick Wall and Pogo Stick. If your MyPlayer is a guard type, the best badges you can equip him with are Clamps, Intimidator, Interceptor, Pick Dodger, Off Ball Pest and Defensive Leader.

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