10 Highest Rated Players in NBA 2K22

Ahead of the launch of NBA 2K22 the studio making the game Take-Two has released who all are the top rated players in the game. This list of players is interesting as it encompasses what was a very strange NBA season. Plagued by injuries many of the top teams didn’t make it very deep in the playoffs. The result was the Milwaukee Bucks being champions. Going into the new season here’s the 10 highest rated players in NBA 2K22.

Best Players in NBA 2K22 by Rating

News of the player ratings was shared on the official NBA 2K Twitter account. The game makers tweeted out a photo that featured an image of the Brooklyn Net’s superstar Kevin Durant and a list of the 10 highest rated players in the game. The players listed are as follows:

  1. LeBron James (Lakers) – 96 OVR.
  2. Kevin Durant (Nets) – 96 OVR.
  3. Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks) – 96 OVR.
  4. Stephen Curry (Warriors) – 96 OVR.
  5. Kawhi Leonard (Clippers) – 95 OVR.
  6. Nikola Jokic (Nuggets) – 95 OVR.
  7. Joel Embiid (76ers) – 95 OVR.
  8. Luka Doncic (Mavericks) – 94 OVR.
  9. James Harden (Nets) – 94 OVR.
  10. Damien Lillard (Trail Blazers) – 94 OVR.

All of the names on the list are well known superstars in the current NBA. How they are ranked is interesting. The top four players all have 96 Overall ratings. The next group features 3 95 Overalls followed by 3 94 Overalls. The youngest player on the list is cover athlete Luka Doncic at 22 years old.

NBA 2K22 will release on September 10th on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One X, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC. The game has multiple versions for sale with different cover athletes. Luka Doncic, Kareem Abdul-Jabar, Kevin Durant, Dirk Knowitzi, and Candace Parker all don different editions of the game.

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