Choose a NBA 2K22 MT book for your playbooks as the first purchase you make in MyTeam. These books take time to understand, so knowing the different play options throughout the year is going to be essential. Also, unlike the players cards, the books don't change with outright better playbooks over time.
A common error is when players get their starters in place but then fall behind on the rest of their team. In reality, it's better to have three or four excellent players instead of one star player. The reason why this is the case all comes down to stamina.
A player who is great who are bench players can utilize stamina constantly, running constantly and grabbing rebound after rebound, backing players down in the post, etc. This is true, but the bench player will be brought in quicker and both players can run around using maximum effort at every moment.
Don't invest anything into any card unless it figures to be a staple in the lineup for a time. If players are able to accumulate ten cards they can count on to be part of the line-up, grade each of them simultaneously. This allows for a more efficient process , and also ensures that the entire lineup produces an MT throughout the game.
The drawback here is that the cards can't be used for long during the process of grading. However, you can 2K22 MT grade ten at once right before leaving to go to work and return to the machine for making currency. If the cards are being graded, play some one-player games as the process is finished It's worth the effort.