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Best Lockdown Build in NBA 2K23

NBA 2K23 is one of the most anticipated NBA games.

In NBA 2K23, you can rise to the occasion and discover your full potential.

Showcase your talent in MyCAREER and prove yourself against the best players in the world.

You can build your own dynasty in MyGM or MyLEAGUE.

The game is available on multiple platforms including PS4, PS5, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and Steam for PC.

Having the best build for your character is important because it improves your gameplay.

A build in the game is the lockdown build in NBA 2K23.

In this guide, you’ll learn the best lockdown build in NBA 2K23 for your character including its body settings and attributes.

Best Lockdown Build in NBA 2K23

For this lockdown build, you need to keep your player at the “Shooting Guard” position.

Select anything for the “Handedness” and the “Jersey Number”.

Body settings

Best Lockdown Build in NBA 2K23

Body Settings – Lockdown Build

Various combinations of Height, Weight, and Wingspan can affect your MyPLAYER’s maximum attribute potential in different ways. Your height plays a heavy role in determining which badges you will eventually be able to equip, and where they’re tiered.

Body Settings

  • Height: 6’5″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Wingspan: 6’10”
  • Body Shape: Solid

For the weight, you can also use 175 lbs, but 185 lbs is stockier.

Attribute settings

Best Lockdown Build in NBA 2K23

Attribute Settings – Lockdown Build

Set your max potential. Badge Points are unlocked through gameplay and can be used to equip badges once attribute requirements are met. For each category of badges, 10 badge points must be equipped between Tiers 1 & 2 to equip tier 3 badges.


  • Close Shot: 46
  • Driving Layup: 65
  • Driving Dunk: –
  • Standing Dunk: –
  • Post Control: –


  • Mid-Range Shot: 76
  • Three-Point Shot: 91
  • Free Throw: 66


  • Pass Accuracy: 80
  • Ball Handle: 85
  • Speed with Ball: 77

Defense / Rebounding

  • Interior Defense: 66
  • Perimeter Defense: 88
  • Steal: 95
  • Block: 56
  • Offensive Rebound: –
  • Defensive Rebound: 43


  • Speed: 80
  • Acceleration: 92
  • Strength: 50
  • Vertical: 53
  • Stamina: 99

Now, you’ll have 23 shooting badges, 20 playmaking badges, and 21 defensive badges.

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