Kevin durant player ratings nba 2k23

NBA 2K23 Player Ratings for Lebron, Durant, Curry and More Revealed

NBA 2K23 has officially revealed the top player ratings before the game is released on September 9th, 2022. Giannis Antetokounmpo is the highest-rated player in NBA 2K23 with a 97 overall. Five players have tied for second place with a 96 overall including Lebron James and reigning MVP Nikola Jokic. NBA 2K22 cover athlete Luka Doncic comes in 7th with a 95 overall, while Michael Jordan hasn’t had his overall released yet in anticipation of The Jordan Challenge game mode.

Somewhat unexpectedly, Kevin Durant, took to his Twitter to unleash on @Ronnie2K after it was revealed that his overall would be a measly 96. We’ve rounded up the top player overalls below, including the top players from Australia and the best 3pt shooters in the game.

Related: Looking for more on NBA 2K23? Check out our guide to the game right here.

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Best Overall Player Ratings in NBA 2K23

Giannis Antetokounmpo has the highest overall player rating in NBA 2K23 with a 97 overall. Five of the top six players have a 96 overall and this group includes Lebron James and Kevin Durant, who was characteristically agitated about his overall being anything other than 99. These are the top overall player ratings in NBA 2K23.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo – 97
  • Lebron James – 96
  • Stephen Curry – 96
  • Kevin Durant – 96
  • Nikola Jokic – 96
  • Joel Embiid – 96
  • Luka Doncic – 95
  • Kawhi Leonard – 94
  • Ja Morant – 93
  • Jayson Tatum – 93
  • Jimmy Butler – 93

Best 3pt Shooters in NBA 2K23

Stephen Curry will have a 99 3pt rating in NBA 2K23. The next best 3pt rating will be his teammate Klay Thompson who struggled with his shot in the NBA Finals last season, shooting 39.8% from the arc. Four players in the top five for 3pt rating in NBA 2K23 have an 88 3pt shot, but Luka Doncic and his over-powered jump shot is sure to be the favourite amongst the group.

  • Stephen Curry – 99 3pt
  • Klay Thompson – 88 3pt
  • Desmond Bane – 88 3pt
  • Kevin Durant – 88 3pt
  • Luke Kennard – 88 3pt

Best Rookie Player Ratings in NBA 2K23

The number one NBA draft pick from the Orlando Magic, Paolo Banchero, will be the highest overall rated rookie at launch. While we predicted that Chet Holmgren from the Oklahoma City Thunder as one of the ‘cheesiest’ players to use in NBA 2K23, he will be out injured for the whole season so don’t expect his overall to climb any time soon.

  • Paolo Banchero – 78
  • Jabari Smith Jr. 78
  • Chet Holmgren – 77
  • Keegan Murray – 76
  • Jaden Ivey – 76

Best Australian Player Ratings in NBA 2K23

The NBA 2K23 player ratings for Australia and New Zealand’s top NBA stars have been revealed with Ben Simmons remaining at the top of the list despite wearing his invisibility cloak for the past season. Our Rookie of the Year snub Josh Giddey isn’t far behind with an overall of 82. Other Aussie NBA stars ranked in the low to mid-70s, including Patty Mills (72 overall).

  • Ben Simmons – 83
  • Josh Giddey – 82
  • Steven Adams – 82
  • Matisse Thybulle – 77
  • Joe Ingles – 76
  • Josh Green – 73
  • Dyson Daniels – 73
  • Patty Mills – 72

A full list of NBA 2K23 player ratings can be found at the aggregate site 2kratings.com while live updates can be found by following @NBA2K on Twitter.

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