Putback King Badge

Known for his ability to score baskets immediately off of offensive rebounds near the hoop.


To speed up Badge Grinding for Putback King and get this badge fast:

  • Combine badge grinding efforts with Hustle Rebounder
  • Join a team with bad offensive shooters to maximize the likelihood of misses so you can get offensive rebounds.
  • Box out (preferably the other team’s best rebounder) whenever possible and focus on gaining inside position.
  • Focus on the trajectory of the ball when someone shoots, to anticipate which way the ball will bounce off the rim. You should take distance, height, and speed of the bounce off the rim into consideration when making your move to snag the board.
  • Work on timing your jump and anticipation
  • Use 2K Camera angle for best perspective for getting rebs
  • Increase Rebounding and Strength attributes
  • Put gameplay settings on 12 minute quarters
  • Note: You can earn badges during the playoffs
  • Note: Simulated games do not count towards earning badges
  • Note: Any Archetype can earn all Bronze level badges
  • Note: Once you earn the Bronze badge for a skill, you can use VC to upgrade to Silver and Gold badges for up to 5 badges unique to your chosen Archetype.  A HOF badge can only be earned and unlocked after its gold badge is unlocked.

Bronze Badge: Score 50 times after offensive rebounds.

Hall of Fame Badge: n/a

All Badge Requirements


Name: Putback King

Description: Known for his ability to score baskets immediately off of offensive rebounds near the hoop.

Effects:  Boost to the shot after an offense rebounding, improves offense rebounding, improves putback layups and dunks.

Controls: Putback dunk/layup = Move & hold right stick in any direction during the offensive rebound (XB1 / PS4).  All Controls

Skill(s): Rebounding, Offense

Type: Skill BadgeInside Scoring Badge

Archetypes with HOF Putback King Badge: Glass Cleaner

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