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Best Power Forward Build in NBA 2K23

NBA 2K23 builds are the bread and butter of the game.

To shoot better, run faster, or pass accurately, you need to adjust the build of your character accordingly.

However, your character needs to be well-balanced and not too overpowered in one attribute like “Shooting”.

Otherwise, he’ll fall short in other aspects of the game.

Here’s the best power forward build in NBA 2K23 for your character including its body settings and attributes.

Best power forward build in NBA 2K23



  • First Name: Any
  • Last Name: Any
  • Position: Power Forward
  • Handedness: Right
  • Jersey Number: Any

Body settings

Best Power Forward Build in NBA 2K23 Body

Body Settings – Power Forward

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: 6’9″
  • Weight: 210 lbs
  • Wingspan: 7’2″
  • Body Shape: Compact

Attribute settings

Best Power Forward Build in NBA 2K23

Attribute Settings – Power Forward 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: 59
  • Driving Layup: 79
  • Driving Dunk: 85
  • Standing Dunk: 85
  • Post Control: –


  • Mid-Range Shot: 76
  • Three-Point Shot: 87
  • Free Throw: 87


  • Pass Accuracy: 80
  • Ball Handle: 87
  • Speed with Ball: 74

Defense / Rebounding

  • Interior Defense: 70
  • Perimeter Defense: 81
  • Steal: 78
  • Block: 80
  • Offensive Rebound: 33
  • Defensive Rebound: 73


  • Speed: 81
  • Acceleration: 77
  • Strength: 82
  • Vertical: 80
  • Stamina: 93


Best Power Forward Build in NBA 2K23

Primary takeover

  • Anklebreaking Shots

Secondary takeover

  • Limitless Range


Finishing badges

  • Giant Slayer (Bronze)
  • Aerial Wizard (Gold)
  • Limitless Takeoff (Silver)
  • Bully (Core/Silver)
  • Posterizer (Silver)

Shooting badges

  • Clutch Shooter (Hall of Fame)
  • Slippery Off-Ball (Hall of Fame)
  • Space Creator (Hall of Fame)
  • Agent 3 (Silver)
  • Guard Up (Gold)
  • Limitless Range (Core/Silver)

Playmaking badges

  • Ankle Breaker (Hall of Fame)
  • Hyperdrive (Bronze)
  • Quick First Step (Gold)
  • Vice Grip (Silver)
  • Handles For Days (Silver)
  • Unpluckable (Core/Gold)

Defense/rebounding badges

  • Ankle Braces (Gold)
  • Off-Ball Pest (Hall of Fame)
  • Pick Dodger (Bronze)
  • Challenger (Silver)
  • Chase Down Artist (Core/Gold)
  • Clamps (Bronze)
  • Interceptor (Silver)

Further reading

Best Shooting Guard Build in NBA 2K23

Best Small Forward Build in NBA 2K23

How to Turn On or Off the Shot Meter in NBA 2K23


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