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Replica builds are one of the most fun new additions to the 2K series. In NBA 2K23 there are over 50 different replica builds with their own easter eggs that have been discovered so far. In this article, we will be walking you through all the steps necessary to recreate a J.R. Smith build.

Full List: NBA 2K23 Replica Builds List: All Available Replicas

J.R. Smith Build in NBA 2K23

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Position: SG

Right Handed

Jersey Number: 8

Height: 6 foot 6

Weight: 220

Wingspan: 6 foot 10


Close Shot: 62

Driving Layup: 82

Driving Dunk: 93

Standing Dunk: 38

Post Control: 37


Mid Range: 80

3 Point: 90

Free Throw: 79


Pass Accuracy: 75

Ball Handle: 85

Speed with Ball: 80


Interior: 46

Perimeter: 77

Steal: 55

Block: 34

Offensive Rebound: 31

Defensive Rebound: 38


Speed: 81

Acceleration: 77

Strength: 53

Vertical: 86

Stamina: 92


Some guides say that you have to pick the correct takeovers to make a replica build work, in our experience that isn’t the case so pick whatever ones you’d prefer. It is possible this changes based on the console (i.e current gen vs. next gen).

This is all the information you need to unlock the J.R. Smith build. Upon completing the build you will be rewarded with an easter egg showing your player has shades of “Swish”.

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Play Style

Swish is a pretty apt name for this build as it’s likely to make you a sharpshooter. What helps this build is it has the ability to finish at the rim meaning opposing defenders can’t just smother you to mess with your shooting ability.

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