NBA 2K15
NBA 2K15 will be released on 7 October, 2014.Twitter

2K Sports has revealed the complete list of Badges for the upcoming title, NBA 2K15. These Badges also include Personality Badges and Signature Skills combined into one Badge list. Apart from this, 2K Sports has also unveiled the top 101 to 150 players for NBA 2K15.

Badges will be using Personality and Skill for unique identification of players. Various factors like emotional situations and reactions to in-game scenarios will affect a player. Altogether there are a total of 77 badges in the NBA 2K15, and out of this 28 are Personality Badges. The Personality Badges are one tier and Skill Badges are three-tiered - Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Hot or cold streaks, ambient animations, facial expressions affect the Personality Badges. Outside Scoring, Inside Scoring, Athleticism, Playmaking, Rebounding and Defense affect the Skill Badges.

Not all players can have all the 77 badges as it will be conflicting. Currently, LeBron James has the most number of badges with 47 total.

NBA 2K15 is slated to release on 7 October 2014 for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Below is the complete Badge List in NBA 2K15 (Operation Sports):


  • Alpha Dog – Steps his game up when his teammates are performing poorly
  • Beta Dog – Steps his game up when an Alpha Dog teammate is out or is playing poorly
  • Road Dog – Elevates his play when playing in road games
  • Prime Time – Elevates his play in games of great significance
  • Cool and Collected – A player who remains fairly consistent throughout the course of the game
  • Closer – Steps his game up in the 4th quarter and overtime when the game is close
  • Fierce Competitor – Elevates his game when being outplayed or instigated
  • Spark Plug – Energizes teammates with big plays
  • Swagger – Gets himself going by making big plays
  • Mind Games – Gets his opponent out of rhythm by getting into his head while guarding him
  • Enforcer – Wreaks havoc on the floor with physical and tough play
  • Mentor – Gets younger players focused in on the game when they commit mistakes
  • Heart and Soul – Rallies team when things are getting out of hand. Helps team stay focused
  • Floor General - Makes his team better offensively just by being on the floor
  • Hardened – Plays through fatigue and injury without experiencing full negative consequences
  • Defensive Anchor – Makes his team better defensively just by being on the floor
  • On Court Coach – MyCareer specific. A player with this badge can get the ball, call plays and tell teammates to shoot whenever he wants

The following have no gameplay affect. These badges simply help drive the emotional reactions to various in-game situations:

  • Friendly – An outgoing and typically well-liked player
  • Reserved – A quiet player that generally keeps to himself
  • High Work Ethic – Works harder than the typical NBA player
  • Legendary Work Ethic – First one to the gym, last one to leave and the hardest worker at all times
  • All-Time Great – Strives to be known as an all-time great
  • Low Ego – Values team success more than anything
  • Keep it Real – Responds best to tough love
  • Pat My Back – Responds best when coddled
  • Expressive – Has no problem expressing his feelings
  • Unpredictable – Can be erratic in his behavior
  • Laid Back – Generally pretty chill at all times

The Rest

  • Volume Shooter – Heats up with every shot, make or miss. However, lack of shots can make him cold
  • Microwave – Only needs a limited amount of made shots to get hot
  • Unfazed – Timeouts as well as quarter breaks do not cool this player down offensively
  • Corner Specialist – Known for his ability to knock down threes from the corner
  • Screen Outlet – Excels as the screener in the pick & roll game
  • Deadeye – Not bothered as much by defenders when it comes to making contested shots
  • Limitless Range – Known for knocking down three pointers well beyond the three point line
  • Bank Is Open – Excels at banking in jumpers
  • Fade Ace - Excels at making fadeaway jumpers
  • Shot Creator – Known for making tough shots off the dribble after creating space to shoot
  • Lob City Finisher – Finishes alley-oops at a high rate
  • Sprite (R) Posterizer – Known for attempting to dunk on opposing players whenever possible
  • Spin Lay-in – Excels at making spin layups
  • Hop-stepper – Excels at making hop-step layups
  • King of Euros – Shines in his ability to make euro step layups
  • Acrobat – Can change his shot in air and attempt difficult shots with few consequences
  • Tear Dropper – Excels at making floaters and runners
  • Post Spin Technician – Dominates the post with his ability to beat his defender spin and drive moves
  • Drop-stepper – Adept at beating his defender in the post with dropsteps
  • Post Hoperator – Excels at making hop-shots out of the post
  • Post Stepback Pro – Shines in his ability to use the post stepback move to score in the post
  • Dreamlike Up and Under – Uses an array of up-fakes in the post to fool his defender into jumping
  • Killer Crossover – A ball-handler who excels at breaking his defender down with crossovers
  • Spin Kingpin – A ball-handler known for breaking his defender down with spin moves
  • Stepback Freeze – A ball-handler adept at freezing his defender with stepback moves
  • Behind the Back Pro – A ball-handler who catches his defender off guard with behind the back moves
  • Hesitation Stunner - A ball-handler adept at freezing his defender with hesitation moves
  • Master of In and Out - A ball-handler known for breaking his defender down with in and out moves
  • Pet Move Sizeup – A ball-handler who uses elite size-up moves to break his defender down
  • One Man Fastbreak – Excels at taking the ball coast to coast on a fastbreak
  • Transition Finisher – Adept at running the fastbreak and finishing at a high rate
  • Flashy Passer – Known for throwing accurate flashy passes
  • Break Starter – Starts fastbreaks with accurate outlet passes
  • Pick & Roll Maestro – Known for orchestrating the pick & roll game as the ball-handler
  • Lob City Passer – Throws accurate alley-oop passes
  • Dimer – An elite passer known for hitting teammates in the correct position to score, giving them a boost on their shot %
  • Hustle Points – Known for immediately scoring following an offensive rebound near the basket
  • Scrapper – A hustle player who wins loose ball battles
  • Tenacious Rebounder – Relentless in going for rebounds
  • Perimeter Lock-down Defender – A defender that automatically counters the perimeter offensive badges of opponents
  • Post Lock-down Defender – A defender that automatically counters the interior scoring badges of opponents
  • Charge Card – Adept at placing himself in position to win charge calls
  • Pick Dodger – Doesn't get caught up on screens very easily
  • Interceptor - Adept at stealing passes
  • Pick Pocket – Known for his ability to strip the ball from a ball-handler
  • Eraser – Amazing shot blocker who counters inside-scoring badges of opponents
  • Chase Down Artist – Chases players down on fastbreaks and effectively swats their shots from behind
  • Bruiser – The physical nature of this player drains energy from his match-up
  • Brick Wall – Sets extremely effective screens

Top 101 to 150 Players List Revealed

2K Sports has revealed the list of top players from 101 to 150. This was posted by Ronnie 2K of 2K Sports on both Twitter and Facebook.

Below is the list of players from 101 to 150 in NBA 2K15:

101 78 Wilson Chandler SF DEN

102 78 Jose Calderon PG NY

103 78 George Hill PG IND

104 78 Jabari Parker SF MIL

105 78 Carlos Boozer PF LAL

106 78 Reggie Jackson PG OKC

107 78 Jared Sullinger PF BOS

108 78 Gerald Green SF PHX

109 78 Nick Young SF LAL

110 78 Markieff Morris PF PHX

111 78 Gerald Henderson SG CHA

112 78 J.R. Smith SG NY

113 77 Joel Embiid C PHI

114 77 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SF CHA

115 77 Andrew Wiggins SF MIN

116 77 Draymond Green SF GS

117 77 Ryan Anderson PF NO

118 77 Patrick Mills PG SA

119 77 Vince Carter SG MEM

120 77 Iman Shumpert SG NY

121 77 Danny Green SG SA

122 77 Amir Johnson PF TOR

123 77 Tiago Splitter C SA

124 77 J.J. Hickson C DEN

125 77 Louis Williams SG TOR

126 77 Robin Lopez C POR

127 77 O.J. Mayo SG MIL

128 77 J.J. Redick SG LAC

129 77 Tim Hardaway Jr SG NY

130 77 Terrence Jones PF HOU

131 77 Luis Scola PF IND

132 77 Mason Plumlee C BKN

133 77 Danilo Gallinari SF DEN

134 77 Amar'e Stoudemire PF NY

135 77 Shawn Marion SF CLE

136 77 Jeremy Lin PG LAL

137 77 Kevin Garnett PF BKN

138 76 Tobias Harris SF ORL

139 76 Terrence Ross SG TOR

140 76 P.J. Tucker SF PHX

141 76 Evan Turner SF BOS

142 76 Alec Burks SG UTA

143 76 Channing Frye PF ORL

144 76 Spencer Hawes C LAC

145 76 Nerlens Noel C PHI

146 76 D.J. Augustin PG DET

147 76 Tristan Thompson PF CLE

148 76 Julius Randle PF LAL

149 76 Marcus Smart PG BOS

150 76 Greivis Vasquez PG TOR

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