How to get Hall of fame badges in NBA 2K17

In NBA 2K17, players can earn four different kinds of badges in MyCareer: bronze, silver, gold and Hall of Fame. Each archetype has its own unique badges, including an exclusive Hall of Fame badge.
For the purple ones, you’ll have to put a lot of time and effort to get them. If you were wondering how to earn Hall of Fame badges, search no more. This guide will show you, step by step, the procedure for unlocking any purple badge in NBA 2K17.

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How to earn Hall of Fame Badge?

Skill badges are categorized as Outside Scoring, Inside Scoring, Athleticism, Playmaking, Rebounding and Defensive badges. When a player performs well within his specialty, he unlocks stronger special abilities within his archetypes. You only have 5 upgradable badges for each archetype that can be upgraded to Hall of Fame. You can only get HoF badges on the badges that can be upgraded for your Archetype – i.e. as a playmaker, you can’t get HoF shooting badges. Before you can earn any Hall of Fame badge, you have to follow the steps listed below:

Check out our guides – How to get Ankle Breaker Badge and Dimer Badge in NBA 2K17

  • Take a look at the requirement to get the bronze version of the badge you want and get it
  • Purchase the silver and gold upgrades with VC. Only gold badges can be upgraded to purple ones.
  • Repeat whatever you were doing to get the bronze badge, and, in the middle of the game, a window will pop up and let you know that you got a Hall of Fame badge.
  • Check the list of all badges in NBA 2K17 and how to unlock them.


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23 COMMENTS

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    Malek Kyle

    Does the progress on these badges reset after your first season?

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      mason bellino

      no, only dimer. have to get 1200 assists in one season. everything else should not reset .

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        Dylan

        NOT WORTH IT IF U DONT PLAY PARK

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    Joey W

    Does the progress on these badges reset after your first season?

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    Schikaka

    Should reset, as moist of badges requires do specific tasks in one season.

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    Kevin

    After getting gold how long does it take to get hall of fame purple? I’ve been playing all day and nothing…?

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      Max

      You need to get a certain number, best if you go on youtube and type the how to. every hof badge is different

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      Jxjxjx

      Keep trying its takes AWHILE it took me forever for pickpoket and i average 11 steals a game and on my 19th game

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    yt gotdiamonds

    trying to get the badge will reset but not the progress towards hall of fame

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    Joshua

    i average 17.1 assists a game and i got 550 it may or may mraynot

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    Shane

    Do I have to do all the requirements on hall of fame or can I do it on rookie?

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      idk321

      you can do it all on rookie

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    Dskee02

    You have to do it 4 times as many times as you did it the first time so if you have to get 25 corner threes for corner specialist. Then you have to get 100 corner threes for hall of fame

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      Matt

      thats super helpful, much appreciated!!

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    mnnn

    how do you get corner specialist hall of fame how many corner shots made

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      Dylan

      25 corner threes

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        Dylan

        My bad 60 corner threes

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    Ryan bones

    How do u get lob city passer hof and pick and roll maestro

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      Royalkidd

      I got 4 pg playmaker badges but just don’t got dimer

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    Bob

    How mush contact dunks for hall of fame

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    Kenyon

    If I upgrade my dimer badge after getting 1200 assist in one season would I get the hof badge instantly

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      Derrick

      no in order to get hall of fame your badge has to be on gold

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    Dreyvenday01

    I have this friend on 2k17 ps4 and he got all his badges on silver and played for awhile then upgraded to gold and automatically got all hof badges anyone else did this before it is take awhilrme for me to do it wondering if there is another way like that

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