Official NBA 2K League Archetype Information - NBA 2K League

Players will compete as unique characters (not as existing NBA players) in 5-on-5 gameplay. No artificial intelligence will be used; playing ability is strictly determined by skill.

POSITION MEASURABLES

All archetypes of the same position have the same height and weight. See below.

Point Guard – 6’4″, 195 lbs

Shooting Guard – 6’6″, 210 lbs

Small Forward – 6’8″, 230 lbs

Power Forward – 6’11”, 240 lbs

Center – 7’1″, 260 lbs

POSITION ARCHETYPES

Each position can choose between five different archetypes, thus creating 25 total overall archetypes. See below.

Point Guard:

  • Sharpshooting Playmaker
    • Primary: Passing & Ball Handling
    • Secondary: 3PT Shooting
  • Playmaking Sharpshooter
    • Primary: 3PT Shooting
    • Secondary: Passing & Ball-Handling
  • Shot-Creating Sharpshooter
    • Primary: 3PT Shooting
    • Secondary: Shot Creating
  • Shot-Creating Slasher
    • Primary: Driving & Finishing
    • Secondary: Shot Creating
  • Playmaking Shot Creator
    • Primary: Shot Creating
    • Secondary: Passing & Ball-Handling

Shooting Guard:

  • Pure Sharpshooter
    • Primary: 3PT Shooting
    • Secondary: 3PT Shooting
  • Sharpshooting Shot Creator
    • Primary: Shot Creating
    • Secondary: 3PT Shooting
  • Pure Lockdown Defender
    • Primary: Defending
    • Secondary: Defending
  • Two Way Slasher
    • Primary: Driving & Finishing
    • Secondary: Defending
  • Slashing Shot Creator
    • Primary: Shot Creating
    • Secondary: Driving

Small Forward:

  • Pure Lockdown Defender
    • Primary: Defending
    • Secondary: Defending
  • Two Way Sharpshooter
    • Primary: 3PT Shooting
    • Secondary: Defending
  • Shot Creating Sharpshooter
    • Primary: 3PT Shooting
    • Secondary: Shot Creating
  • Slashing Defender
    • Primary: Defending
    • Secondary: Driving
  • Sharpshooting Slasher
    • Primary: Driving & Finishing
    • Secondary: 3PT Shooting

Power Forward:

  • Sharpshooting Rebounder
    • Primary: Rebounding
    • Secondary: 3PT Shooting
  • Slashing Stretch 4
    • Primary: 3PT Shooting
    • Secondary: Driving & Finishing
  • Shot Creating Post Scorer
    • Primary: Post Scoring
    • Secondary: Shot Creating
  • Two Way Athletic Finisher
    • Primary: Driving & Finishing
    • Secondary: Defending
  • Sharpshooting Rim Protector
    • Primary: Defending
    • Secondary: 3PT Shooting

Center:

  • Pure Glass Cleaner
    • Primary: Rebounding
    • Secondary: Rebounding
  • Pure Rim Protector
    • Primary: Defending
    • Secondary: Defending
  • Sharpshooting Rebounder
    • Primary: Rebounding
    • Secondary: 3PT Shooting
  • Rebounding Post Scorer
    • Primary: Post Scoring
    • Secondary: Rebounding
  • Rebounding Athletic Finisher
    • Primary: Driving & Finishing
    • Secondary: Rebounding

ARCHETYPE BADGES & ATTRIBUTES

Each individual archetype has its own unique set of skills. See below for badge and attributes for each archetype.

POINT GUARD

SHOOTING GUARD

SMALL FORWARD

POWER FORWARD

CENTER