Best Defensive & Rebounding badges in NBA 2K24

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2K Games revamped the badge system and added some new badges to NBA 2K24. We’ve compiled a ranked list of the best Defensive and Rebounding badges in NBA 2K24

The NBA 2K24 dev team announced a significant overhaul to the badge system in MyCAREER mode and the addition of over 20 new badges to the game. To lead your team and win the NBA championship you need to be a great attacker, but that’s not all.

Great defenses also win games, and if you want to become the GOAT, your MyCAREER mode player must also have the best Defensive and Rebounding badges.

Here you’ll find a ranked list of the best Defensive and Rebounding badges in NBA 2K24.

NBA 2K24: Best Defensive & Rebounding badges ranked

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Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo is one of the best defenders in the NBA.

There are a total of twelve Defensive and Rebounding badges in NBA 2K24. The dev team announced the removal of only one badge (Menace) and the addition of four new ones. We’ve ranked them into S, A, and B-Tier, so check out the best Defensive and Rebounding badges that you should have in NBA 2K24.


  • Anchor
  • Challenger
  • Glove
  • Clamps
  • Immovable Enforcer (NEW)

2K Games featured Immovable Enforcer as the direct Bulldozer counter-badge. This allows defenders to win physical matchups when it comes to body-ups and contact layups. In addition with Anchor, Challenger, and Gloves, your player will be a defensive beast.

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  • Brick Wall
  • Boxout Beast
  • Pick Dodger
  • 94 Feet (NEW)

94 Feet will improve the all-court pressing for your player. Brick Wall and Boxout Beast are useful too. With the first one, your player will improve his effectiveness of screens, while Boxout Beast will help you win the best defensive and offensive rebounding positions.


  • Pogo Stick
  • Right Stick Ripper (NEW)
  • Fast Feet (NEW)

Finally in B-Tier, you’ll find Pogo Stick which allows players to quickly go back up for another jump upon landing, and the last two new badges: Right Stick Ripper and Fast Feet. The first one will increase the steal percentage using the right-stick mechanic; while with Fast Feet, your player will improve his defensive position against ball-handlers.

That’s all you need to know about the best Defensive and Rebounding badges in NBA 2K24. For more about the new 2K Games installment, check out our other related guides.

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Franco is a CharlieIntel Writer who plays lots of FPS and sports games. After graduating in Sports Journalism in Argentina, Franco freelanced in esports journalism covering main tournaments of CS:GO, VALORANT and League of Legends. Franco joined CharlieIntel in June 2023 and you can contact him at [email protected].