Pick Pocket Badge

Known for his ability to strip the ball from a ball-handler.


To speed up Badge Grinding for Pick Pocket and get this badge fast:

  • Combine badge grinding efforts with One Man Fast Break badge (steals leading to fast break points).
  • Target weak ball handlers
  • Time your steal attempt when the ball is exposed, but be careful of reach-in fouls
  • Press double team to trap the ball handler
  • Upgrade defensive attributes
  • Note: You can earn badges during the playoffs
  • Note: Simulated games do not count towards earning badges
  • Note: Badge availability depends on which archetype you choose

Bronze Badge: Poke the ball loose 50 times.

Hall of Fame Badge: Poke the ball loose ~ 150 times.

All Badge Requirements

Name: Pick Pocket

Description: Known for his ability to strip the ball from a ball-handler.

Effects:  Increases success rate of getting on-ball steals, improves foot planting, less chance of getting called for reach-in foul.

Controls: Steal =  X (XB1), Square (PS4).  All Controls

Skill(s): Stealing, Defense

Type: Skill Badge > Defense Badge

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