How to Build My Player in NBA

In the game NBA 2K17, you can build your own star by spending money on dunk packages and other attributes. While it can be fun to upgrade your fictional character, not everyone can spend $100 on a new dunk package, but there are cost-efficient ways to build your star. First, decide what position and archetype you want to play.


One of the best ways to improve your MyCourt is to fill the Doin’ Work meter. Filling this meter will allow you to increase your practice time, which will allow you to max out your MyPlayer. This will reward you with extra upgrade slots for your MyPlayer.

The MyCourt in NBA 2K17 is much bigger than the previous one, and it features a lot more detail. You can even zoom in on awards and shoes. And if you get bored with the cutscenes, you can skip straight to the next one.

Once your MyPlayer is built, you can start customizing him. Make sure you choose the MyPLAYER Archetype that suits your style of play. You can also use Virtual Currency wisely to get animations and rating upgrades. But remember, Virtual Currency rewards are scarce in NBA 2K17, so make sure you spend it wisely.

Another way to customize your MyCourt is to use the NBA 2K17 cutscenes. These cutscenes will play before and after each game. Watching these cutscenes can help you break the monotony of MyCourt. You can choose the cutscenes that best match your style of play.

MyPLAYER Archetypes

The MyPLAYER Archetypes feature in NBA 2K17 allows you to create your own player based on your real-life talents and style. Each archetype has specific attributes and a different set of Badges. You can upgrade these Badges with Virtual Currency. You can also unlock Hall of Fame Badges, which you can activate multiple times during a game.

Players who play as a playmaker can score from almost every area of the court. This player type is ideal for a team that struggles in the post and needs a playmaker. They can be any size and will have an ability to create holes and put balls in the basket.

There are several MyPLAYER Archetypes to choose from in NBA 2K17. One of them is the Sharpshooter. This player type allows players to maximize their attributes in the 3PT Shooting attribute group and mid-range shooting attribute group. Another archetype is the Stretch Four.

If you want to be a wing in the NBA, you can pick a player with a height of at least 6’0. Having the right height and weight will allow you to maximize your shooting ability. It also allows you to maximize your speed and strength. You can adjust your player’s weight and height based on your play style and your goals.

Perimeter Defense

If you’re trying to build a good perimeter defense in NBA 2K17, you’ll need to know your teammates’ strengths and weaknesses. It’s also important to match your team members’ skills to their opponents’ abilities. A good perimeter defense should be disciplined and have players match the speed of their opponents. You’ll need to be able to block shots with your hand and keep your defensive stance in place.

Fortunately, there are many ways to create a perimeter defense in NBA 2K17. One of the most common methods is to use big men. Big men can rotate into the paint and contest shots, and they’ll have a higher Help Defense and Reaction rating than smaller players. You can also use rim protectors, which will help you defend the rim when you’re on defense.


In the video game NBA 2K17, you can steal the ball from your opponent. There are a few tips you should follow to get a steal. First, you must get close to your opponent. Once you’re in close range, press the steal button (Square on PS4 and X on Xbox One). While timing is important, make sure not to mash the steal button all the time because you will leave yourself open and vulnerable. It also gives you only a second of stun, so if you fail, you can’t do much.

If you want to steal the ball, you have to be good at anticipation, speed, and reflexes. It can also help to be a good ball handler. While the game’s “Smart Play” system does make stealing easier, you must still be very careful to not get caught. A successful steal can result in a fast break for your defense.


In NBA 2K17, there are several ways to block a player. In order to be effective in blocking shots, you need to use the correct block technique. You can practice your block techniques by practicing a pick n roll. In NBA 2K17, you can initiate a pick n roll by pressing the L1 key. Then, press L2 to switch sides, and press R1 to roll. Practice executing this technique until you master it.

Earning virtual currency

There are many ways to earn virtual currency (VC) in NBA 2K17. One method involves simulating MyLeague games on the CPU. Essentially, you start a franchise game and assign the CPU control of your team. This method is quite reliable and will provide the VC rewards you expect. Another method involves answering trivia questions and watching broadcasts on 2KTV. Either of these methods will earn you a small amount of VC every day.

Earning virtual currency for NBA 2K17 is quite simple. First, you simply need to log in to your MyLeague account and complete various tasks. Each day, new tasks are added, some of which are as simple as completing a game in the mobile app.

Another way to earn VC is to complete endorsement deals. In the game, you can buy a variety of items using VC. This way, you can improve your MyPlayer’s performance and even buy cosmetic items to boost his looks. You can also use this virtual currency to purchase a variety of gear, including shirts and sneakers.

Earning VC through endorsement deals is another way to boost your player’s popularity. The VC you earn is stacked as you win matches. Signing endorsement deals can stack very quickly. However, failing to practice enough can result in major repercussions on your MyPlayer’s position. If you want to earn more VC through sponsorship deals, it is best to practice.

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