Shooting open shots has been one of the most important facets of shooting in recent NBA 2K games, as contested shots almost always result in a miss. Hand Down Man Down aims to boost open shots even more.

What is Hand Down Man Down?

This badge is new for NBA 2K23 and increases a player’s chances of making a shot when their opponent does not put a hand up to contest a shot. Hand Down Man Down is in the shooting category of badges.

Who should equip Hand Down Man Down?

The answer is highly dependent on which tier this badge falls into. It will clearly provide some benefit to shooters, but there may be several other more effective badges for most players.