BEST NBA 2K23 Builds [Top 8] (2024)

NBA games allow you to create different players with different builds. Basically, you can create a basketball player that specializes in playing in a certain position on the court. It even allows you to create multiple builds at once. So you can experiment around and find the best build that suits your playstyle. However, our guide entails the five Best NBA 2k23 builds that you can use as a reference to create your own builds in the game.

Best Builds Comparison

Let’s compare some setups of the Best Builds in NBA 2K23:

BuildsBest ForHeightWeightWing spanBody TypePrimary TakeoverSecondary Takeover
The Playshot BuildBest Build For Versatile Fast Paced Gameplay.6'1162 lbs6'7DefinedLimitless RangeSpot-Up Precision
The Playmaker BuildBest Offensive-Defensive Hybrid Build.6'4223 lbs7'1DefinedPull-Up PrecisionAnklebreaking Shots
All-Around BuildBest Versatile Build.6'2220 lbs6'11BuiltLimitless RangeSpot-Up Precision
Power Forward BuildBest Build For Interior Defense Dominance.6'8262 lbs7'6BurlyFinishing MoveSee the Future
The inside Center BuildBest Defensive Anchor Build.6'10248 lbs7'3BuiltLimitless RangeSee the Future
The Small Forward BuildBest Build For Versatile Defense And Passing.6'10200 lbs7'5SolidLimitless RangeAdvanced Gathers
The Shooting Guard BuildBest Build For Mid-Range Scoring And Playmaking.6'7180 lbs6'10SlightLimitless RangeTeam Ratings Boost
The Ultimate Point Guard BuildBest Build For Inside And Outside Scoring.6'9185 lbs7'4DefinedLimitless RangePull-Up Precision

Our guide will explain the five best builds that you can use in NBA 2k23. Following are the builds that I recommend playing:

  • The Playshot Build.
  • The Playmaker Build.
  • All-Around Build.
  • Power Forward Build.
  • The inside Center Build.
  • The Small Forward Build
  • The Shooting Guard Build
  • The Ultimate Point Guard Build.

Playshot Build

Best Build For Versatile Fast Paced Gameplay.

The Playshot build focuses on the Point Guard position on the court. Now I will explain the body settings and the attributes that you will need for the Playshot build. I will also entail the takeovers that you will need for the build. This setup from my experience is surely one of the Best NBA 2k23 point guard builds.

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Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the Playshot build.

  • Height: 6’1″
  • Weight: 162 lbs
  • Wingspan: 6’7″
  • Body Shape: Defined

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The balanced combination it provides of scoring, playmaking, and speed.

The following are the Finishing attributes for the Playshot build;

  • Close Shot: 51
  • Driving Layup: 74
  • Driving Dunk: 80
  • Standing Dunk: 25
  • Post Control: 25

The following are the Shooting attributes for the Playshot build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 81
  • Three-Point Shot: 93
  • Free Throw: 92

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the Playshot build;

  • Pass Accuracy:80
  • Ball Handle:89
  • Speed with Ball:79

Following are the Defense attributes for the Playshot build;

  • Interior Defense: 25
  • Perimeter Defense: 60
  • Steal: 26
  • Block: 25
  • Offensive Rebound: 25
  • Defensive Rebound: 25

The following are the physical attributes of the Playshot build;

  • Speed: 89
  • Acceleration: 90
  • Strength: 25
  • Vertical: 70
  • Stamina: 95

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the Playshot build;

  • Primary Takeover:Limitless Range
  • Secondary Takeover: Spot-Up Precision

Playmaker Build

Best Offensive-Defensive Hybrid Build.

The Playmaker build again focuses on the Point Guard position on the court. I will explain the body settings and the attributes that you will need for the Playmaker build. I will also entail the takeovers that you will need for the build.

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Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the Playshot build.

  • Height: 6’4″
  • Weight: 223lbs
  • Wingspan: 7’1″
  • Body Shape: Defined

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The solid defensive capabilities it provides on top of the enhanced offense.

The following are the Finishing attributes for the Playmaker build;

  • Close Shot: 49
  • Driving Layup: 72
  • Driving Dunk: 86
  • Standing Dunk: 25
  • Post Control: 25

The following are the Shooting attributes for the Playmaker build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 73
  • Three-Point Shot: 84
  • Free Throw: 62

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the Playmaker build;

  • Pass Accuracy: 71
  • Ball Handle: 92
  • Speed with Ball: 87

The following are the Defense attributes for the Playmaker build;

  • Interior Defense: 34
  • Perimeter Defense: 86
  • Steal: 51
  • Block: 47
  • Offensive Rebound: 25
  • Defensive Rebound: 51

The following are the physical attributes of the Playmaker build;

  • Speed: 93
  • Acceleration: 87
  • Strength: 74
  • Vertical: 66
  • Stamina: 90

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the Playmaker build;

  • Primary Takeover: Pull-Up Precision
  • Secondary Takeover: Anklebreaking Shots

All-Around Build

Best Versatile Build.

This build focuses on getting the most badges for the Power Guard position. It actually strengthens all of the attributes of your character. Now I will explain the body settings and the attributes that you will need for the Playshot build. I will also entail the takeovers that you will need for the build.

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Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the All-Around build.

  • Height: 6’2″
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Wingspan: 6’11”
  • Body Shape: Built

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The way this build excels in various aspects of the game.

The following are the Finishing attributes for the All-Around build;

  • Close Shot: 77
  • Driving Layup: 76
  • Driving Dunk: 84
  • Standing Dunk: 25
  • Post Control: 25

The following are the Shooting attributes for the All-Around build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 78
  • Three-Point Shot: 87
  • Free Throw: 79

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the All-Around build;

  • Pass Accuracy: 80
  • Ball Handle: 94
  • Speed with Ball: 88

The following are the Defense attributes for the All-Around build;

  • Interior Defense: 37
  • Perimeter Defense: 80
  • Steal: 81
  • Block: 66
  • Offensive Rebound: 25
  • Defensive Rebound: 63

The following are the physical attributes for the All-Around build;

  • Speed: 87
  • Acceleration: 84
  • Strength: 74
  • Vertical: 70
  • Stamina: 91

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the All-Around build;

  • Primary Takeover:Limitless Range
  • Secondary Takeover:Spot-Up Precision

Power Forward Build

Best Build For Interior Defense Dominance.

This build utilizes the power forward position best on the court and uses the best stats for that position. The attributes and body settings including the takeovers for the Power Forward build are explained below.

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Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the Power Forward build.

  • Height: 6’8″
  • Weight: 262 lbs
  • Wingspan: 7’6″
  • Body Shape: Burly

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The superiority it provides in defense, rebounding, and finishing around the basket.

The following are the Finishing attributes for the Power Forward build;

  • Close Shot: 42
  • Driving Layup: 55
  • Driving Dunk: 75
  • Standing Dunk: 75
  • Post Control: 30

The following are the Shooting attributes for the Power Forward build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 72
  • Three-Point Shot: 84
  • Free Throw: 73

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the Power Forward build;

  • Pass Accuracy: 74
  • Ball Handle: 40
  • Speed with Ball: 30

The following are the Defense attributes for the Power Forward build;

  • Interior Defense: 99
  • Perimeter Defense: 88
  • Steal: 53
  • Block: 94
  • Offensive Rebound: 99
  • Defensive Rebound: 99

The following are the physical attributes for the Power Forward build;

  • Speed: 80
  • Acceleration: 71
  • Strength: 89
  • Vertical: 59
  • Stamina: 86

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the Power Forward build;

  • Primary Takeover:Finishing Moves
  • Secondary Takeover:See the Future

Inside Center Build

Best Defensive Anchor Build.

This build focuses on creating one of the best Inside Center players that can dominate the paint on the basketball court. We will also explain the attributes and body settings that you will need for the build. Takeovers will also be mentioned.

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Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the Inside Center build.

  • Height: 6’10”
  • Weight: 248 lbs
  • Wingspan: 7’3″
  • Body Shape: Built

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The enhanced inside dominance it provides on top of the enhanced scoring ability.

The following are the Finishing attributes for the Inside Center build;

  • Close Shot: 66
  • Driving Layup: 73
  • Driving Dunk: 93
  • Standing Dunk: 94
  • Post Control: 94

The following are the Shooting attributes for the Inside Center build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 45
  • Three-Point Shot: 30
  • Free Throw: 70

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the Inside Center build;

  • Pass Accuracy: 67
  • Ball Handle: 44
  • Speed with Ball: 25

The following are the Defense attributes for the Inside Center build;

  • Interior Defense: 88
  • Perimeter Defense: 74
  • Steal: 41
  • Block: 93
  • Offensive Rebound: 93
  • Defensive Rebound: 94

The following are the physical attributes for the Inside Center build;

  • Speed: 74
  • Acceleration: 69
  • Strength: 89
  • Vertical: 73
  • Stamina: 89

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the Power Inside Center build;

  • Primary Takeover:Limitless Range
  • Secondary Takeover:See the Future

The Small Forward Build

Best Build For Versatile Defense And Passing.

Next up on the list of Best NBA 2k23 builds is the Small Forward Setup. Small Forwards are crucial in basketball, responsible for both defense and scoring. They excel in passing and rebounding, making them versatile players on the court.

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Some of the popular Small Forwards include; LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Kawhi Leonard. With that said, Let’s go through the Small Forward Build in NBA 2K23. We will list down all the body settings along with the attributes you need to get the relevant build.

Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the Small Forward Build.

  • Height:6’10″
  • Weight: 200lbs
  • Wingspan: 7’5″
  • Body Shape:Solid

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The versatile play this build provides with balanced attributes.

The following are the Finishing attributes for the Small Forward Build;

  • Close Shot: 93
  • Driving Layup: 75
  • Driving Dunk: 93
  • Standing Dunk: 75
  • Post Control:25

The following are the Shooting attributes for the Small Forward Build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 70
  • Three-Point Shot: 85
  • Free Throw: 75

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the Small Forward Build;

  • Pass Accuracy:80
  • Ball Handle: 80
  • Speed with Ball: 73

The following are the Defense attributes for the Small Forward Build;

  • Interior Defense: 65
  • Perimeter Defense: 83
  • Steal: 80
  • Block: 80
  • Offensive Rebound: 69
  • Defensive Rebound: 70

The following are the physical attributes of the Small Forward Build;

  • Speed: 80
  • Acceleration: 79
  • Strength: 40
  • Vertical: 82
  • Stamina:95

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the Small Forward Build;

  • Primary Takeover:Limitless Range
  • Secondary Takeover: Advanced Gathers

The Shooting Guard Build

Best Build For Mid-Range Scoring And Playmaking.

Next, let’s explore the Shooting Guard build in NBA 2K23. Shooting Guards are known for their shooting prowess, ball-handling skills, and court vision. They excel at setting up plays for their teammates while also being reliable scorers themselves.

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Prominent Shooting Guards in the NBA include Zach LaVine, Devin Booker, and Donovan Mitchell. Let’s delve into the body settings and attributes of the Shooting Guard build in NBA 2K23.

Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the Shooting Guard Build.

  • Height:6’7″
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Wingspan: 6’10”
  • Body Shape: Slight

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The impact it has on multiple aspects of the game as a shooting guard.

Following are the Finishing attributes for the Shooting Guard Build;

  • Close Shot: 51
  • Driving Layup: 71
  • Driving Dunk: 79
  • Standing Dunk: 29
  • Post Control: 25

The following are the Shooting attributes for the Shooting Guard Build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 81
  • Three-Point Shot: 93
  • Free Throw: 83

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the Shooting Guard Build;

  • Pass Accuracy: 80
  • Ball Handle: 88
  • Speed with Ball: 85

The following are the Defense attributes for the Shooting Guard Build;

  • Interior Defense: 26
  • Perimeter Defense: 86
  • Steal: 78
  • Block: 25
  • Offensive Rebound: 25
  • Defensive Rebound: 58

The following are the physical attributes for the Shooting Guard Build;

  • Speed: 87
  • Acceleration: 84
  • Strength: 36
  • Vertical: 59
  • Stamina: 90

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the Shooting Guard Build;

  • Primary Takeover: Limitless Range
  • Secondary Takeover: Team Ratings Boost

The Ultimate Point Guard Build

Best Build For Inside And Outside Scoring.

Introducing what we believe is the best Point Guard Build in NBA 2K23. Point guards are renowned for their versatility and skill set on the court. They excel in ball handling, playmaking, and shooting, making them indispensable assets to any team. With exceptional 3-point shooting and ankle-breaking skills, this build epitomizes the essence of a true floor general.

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Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving, and Russel Westbrook are some of the well-known Point Guards in the NBA. With that out of the way, let’s now review the Body Settings and Attributes of the Ultimate Point Guard Build in NBA 2K23.

Body Settings

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Following are the body settings for the Ultimate Point Guard Build.

  • Height:6’9″
  • Weight:185 lbs
  • Wingspan:7’4″
  • Body Shape:Defined

Attributes

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  • Why I Chose This: The versatility it provides with a well-rounded skillset.

The following are the Finishing attributes for the Ultimate Point Guard Build;

  • Close Shot: 76
  • Driving Layup: 80
  • Driving Dunk: 86
  • Standing Dunk: 75
  • Post Control: 25

The following are the Shooting attributes for the Ultimate Point Guard Build;

  • Mid-Range Shot: 79
  • Three-Point Shot: 85
  • Free Throw: 63

The following are the Playmaking attributes for the Ultimate Point Guard Build;

  • Pass Accuracy: 75
  • Ball Handle: 87
  • Speed with Ball: 76

The following are the Defense attributes for the Ultimate Point Guard Build;

  • Interior Defense: 84
  • Perimeter Defense: 86
  • Steal: 85
  • Block: 87
  • Offensive Rebound: 25
  • Defensive Rebound: 57

The following are the physical attributes for the Ultimate Point Guard Build;

  • Speed: 83
  • Acceleration: 81
  • Strength: 71
  • Vertical: 75
  • Stamina: 90

Takeovers

Following are the primary and secondary takeovers that you’ll need for the Ultimate Point Guard Build;

  • Primary Takeover: Limitless Range
  • Secondary Takeover: Pull-up Precision

This concludes my guide to the best builds in NBA 2K23. We explained the best five builds that you can run in the game. We also entailed all of the stats that you need for these builds. In the comments below, let us know what you think about the latest NBA game.

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