Always the Comedian achievement in NBA 2K17

Always the Comedian

Choose to do the funny shoe commercial.

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How to unlock the Always the Comedian achievement

  • el Chavohel Chavoh93,264
    22 Nov 2016 22 Nov 2016
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    To begin, you will want to play well in the 'MyCareer' portion of the game, and continue to build fans (doing endorsements, meeting with other NBA players etc).

    Pay special attention to the shoe endorsement company (Nike, Jordan, Adidas etc.) events and make a strong effort to attend each event for your chosen shoe company during the season. This will allow you to progress through the levels of compensation for your shoe company faster.

    After you reach 'level 4 compensation' on your shoe deal, you will soon be able to attend the signature shoe event for that company (this will appear in the schedule like every other event). After this event (where you create your shoe), you will be given the option to create a shoe commercial that is either 'funny' or 'serious'.

    To get the achievement, you simply need to choose the 'funny' variation of the signature shoe commercial.

    This can be done on any difficulty, and it is possible to be done in your first season; however, you will have to accomplish this before the start of the playoffs. If not, you will have to wait until your second season as there are no events (other than 'free practices) active during the playoffs.
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    Markyshizzledid u guys sim at all? Most games i played the first half then asked to sit to still earn vc
    Posted by Markyshizzle on 23 Jan 17 at 22:37
    Markyshizzleif u are drafted top 3 do u start at lvl 2 compensation?
    Posted by Markyshizzle on 23 Jan 17 at 22:54
    el ChavohI would say on the first guy I created, I played with him more legitimately and went to the second season and never actually made it to the commercial.

    But on a couple of other characters I created for online play (going through the season on rookie for a large part grinding badges) I actually got the Sig shoe and commercial during the first year.

    Of course putting up crazy numbers for quick badges gets you tons of fans during the game etc, so that may play a role in ow quickly you progress through the different levels.
    Posted by el Chavoh on 24 Jan 17 at 02:14
    Markyshizzlewtf... so i played one full game on HOF and then it gave me tier 2, i went to a jordan event one day later, it gave me tier 3... its like its playing catchup... I am now on year 3 with almost 7 mil fans. One more tier baby! lol

    I heard that difficulty allowed it to unlock faster, idk what triggered it but i literally went from 1-3 in 2 days after a hof game
    Posted by Markyshizzle on 24 Jan 17 at 02:50
    TheStick17I am on tier 3 right now and i played the first whole season. The second season i only went to jordan events and played the games before each event. It seems like i leveled up once per season. I am on my third season now and i have played basically all the games so far going to as many connections and events as possible to see if that makes it go faster. No luck so far. I have been playing on rookie btw.
    Posted by TheStick17 on 24 Jan 17 at 17:22
    Markyshizzlebro after playing 1-2 games on HOF, my level skyrocketed to 4. you also must get a good grade. Worked for me!
    Posted by Markyshizzle on 26 Jan 17 at 03:19
    TROLLY CARTMANI just unlocked this achievement while still being level 1 with Nike in my first season. I got a connection opportunity with Tony Parker before a game with the Spurs on March 2nd. The connection ended up letting me create a signature shoe. Created the shoe and played my next game against the Spurs wearing the sig shoe. Immediately after the game a cutscene played with Bruce talking about making a shoe commecial. Got a message from Bruce after the cutscene asking what style of commercial I wanted and the achievement popped right after I selected funny.

    At least this buggy game decided to be helpful for once.
    Posted by TROLLY CARTMAN on 14 Feb 17 at 06:11
    Did you play full game (12min) on HOF? you must get a good grade or numbers?
    What were your numbers? I am now in 2023 and have 10 mil fans have also played every game before the sponsor event (Jordan) and have been at level 2 since the first season.
    Posted by AKB00STER on 14 May 17 at 19:30
    Kobe824MambaI played the entire first season and simulated the second season and halfway through the third season I got the cutscene. Make sure to attend all events for your shoe deal as I did that and it helped me level up.
    Posted by Kobe824Mamba on 04 Jun 17 at 18:26
    MagmaticNevada8Thanks for info
    Posted by MagmaticNevada8 on 09 Jul 19 at 10:39
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