- “NBA 2K” is the most popular basketball game on the planet. It rates hundreds of players using advanced metrics and game footage.
- While “NBA 2K” usually keeps ratings secret until later in the summer, the creators recently revealed the top 20 players in “NBA 2K20.”
- “NBA 2K20” will be released on September 6 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
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This summer has provided one of the wildest NBA off-seasons in league history, with multiple superstar players joining new teams for the 2019-20 season.
Fans will have to wait a few more months to see stars like Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving line up with their new squads, but “NBA 2K20,” the world’s most popular basketball video game, is already offering an early look at next year’s top contenders.
NBA 2K’s player ratings are a delicate science; the game’s creators used advanced metrics and game footage to judge a variety of player attributes and specific traits. Since 2K solidified its place as the top basketball simulator, NBA players have started taking their ratings seriously, and frequently turn to social media to brag about their high scores and lookalike character models.
While NBA 2K usually keeps ratings secret until later in the summer, the creators identified the game’s top 20 players during a live stream in July.
These are the top 20 players in the NBA, according to “NBA 2K20”: