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 ARCHETYPES

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

Point Guard:

  • Scoring Machine
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Slashing Sharpshooter
    • Takeover: Slashing
  • Slashing Playmaker
    • Takeover: Slashing
  • 3-level Scorer
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Offensive Threat
    • Takeover: Playmaking
  • Midrange Specialist
    • Takeover: Shot Creating
  • Pure Playmaker
    • Takeover: Playmaking
  • 2-Way Slashing Playmaker
    • Takeover: Lockdown Defense

Shooting Guard:

  • Offensive Threat
    • Takeover: Slasher
  • Scoring Machine
    • Takeover: Sharpshooter
  • 2-Way Finisher
    • Takeover: Lockdown Defense
  • 3-Level Scorer
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Shot-Creating Sharpshooter
    • Takeover: Shot Creating
  • Shot Creator
    • Takeover: Shot Creating
  • Sharpshooting Defender
    • Sharpshooting
  • 2-Way Sharpshooter
    • Lockdown Defense

Small Forward:

  • Sharpshooting Slasher
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Slashing Sharpshooter
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • 2-Way Finisher
    • Takeover: Slashing
  • 3-Level Scorer
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Offensive Threat
    • Takeover: Shot Creating
  • 2-Way Sharpshooter
    • Takeover: Lockdown Defense
  • Perimeter Defender
    • Takeover: Lockdown Defense
  • Sharpshooting Defender
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting

Power Forward:

  • Interior Finisher
    • Takeover: Slashing
  • 3-Level Scorer
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Pure Stretch Four
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Paint Beast
    • Takeover: Glass Cleaner
  • 3-Level Playmaker
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Glass Cleaner
    • Takeover: Rim Protector
  • 2-Way Stretch 4
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Post Playmaker
    • Takeover: Post Scoring

Center:

  • Interior Force
    • Takeover: Slasher
  • 3-Level Scorer
    • Takeover: Sharpshooter
  • 2-Way Athletic Finisher
    • Takeover: Glass Cleaner
  • Slashing Rim Protector
    • Takeover: Rim Protector
  • Post-Scoring Stretch 5
    • Takeover: Sharpshooting
  • Sharpshooting Defender
    • Takeover: Rim Protector
  • Glass-Cleaning Stretch 5
    • Takeover: Glass Cleaner
  • Post Playmaker
    • Takeover: Post Scoring

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

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