NBA 2K24 Updated Player Ratings 12.21

NBA 2K24 Updated Player Ratings 12.21

Right now, few players are dominating the game like Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Dončić, and Anthony Davis; whether it’s on offense or defense, these three superstars are capable of taking over at a moment’s notice—and when they get in the zone, there’s no stopping them. This year, we’ve acknowledged a handful of players making early bids for the MVP award, and this week is no exception.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Forward, Milwaukee Bucks: 97 OVR (+1)

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Forward, Milwaukee Bucks: 97 OVR (+1)

Giannis is a joy to watch; his transformation as a player and as a leader over the course of his 11 years in the league is impressive and doesn’t get nearly enough praise. The Milwaukee Bucks’ star entered the NBA in 2011 weighing 190 pounds and with a 60 overall NBA 2K rating, but because of his remarkable work ethic, he’s evolved into a 242-pound powerhouse, NBA champion, and a 97 overall in NBA 2K24. Since our last ratings update, the Greek Freak is averaging an absurd 36 points, 11.5 rebounds, 5 assists, and 1.7 steals per game. Giannis and the Bucks are chugging along with a full head of steam to close out the year.

Luka Dončić, Guard, Dallas Mavericks: 96 OVR (+1)

Luka Dončić, Guard, Dallas Mavericks: 96 OVR (+1)

Luka Dončić might be Inspector Gadget because he’s got an answer for anything defenses throw at him and he can truly do it all. In the midst of his sixth season in the NBA, the four-time All-Star plays with more experience than many of his peers, despite being only 24 years old. Every time he takes the floor, Dončić conducts the offense with poise and an effortless demeanor like he’s been doing it all his life. While he’s great at putting his teammates in positions to succeed with 11.2 assists per game in the last two weeks, he’s finding his spots as well, posting 36.5 points per contest during the same stretch. As long as Dončić is healthy, the Mavericks are going to be a threat.

Anthony Davis, Center, Los Angeles Lakers: 93 OVR (+1)

Anthony Davis, Center, Los Angeles Lakers: 93 OVR (+1)

Before he was even drafted as the first-overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, pundits believed Anthony Davis had the potential to become an NBA MVP one day. While he has yet to reach the lofty achievement, he’s accomplished a lot during his 12 seasons in the league—including an NBA championship in 2020—and he’s putting together one of the best seasons of his career in 2023, averaging 23.9 points, 2.6 blocks, and a league-leading 12.5 rebounds per game. The Lakers know that AD is their key to success and the offense needs to run through him. The team needs to find ways to preserve him for another deep NBA Playoff run in 2024.

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See the full list of ratings below:

Atlanta Hawks

  • Trae Young: 89 OVR (+1)
  • Bogdan Bogdanović: 81 OVR (+1)
  • AJ Griffin: 74 OVR (-1)
  • Wesley Matthews: 71 OVR (-1)

Brooklyn Nets

  • Cameron Thomas: 81 OVR (-1)
  • Dennis Smith Jr.: 74 OVR (+1)

Boston Celtics

  • Jayson Tatum: 94 OVR (-1)
  • Jaylen Brown: 89 OVR (+1)
  • Derrick White: 83 OVR (+1)

Charlotte Hornets

  • Terry Rozier III: 82 OVR (+2)
  • Miles Bridges: 80 OVR (-1)
  • Gordon Hayward: 79 OVR (+1)
  • Ish Smith: 72 OVR (-1)

Chicago Bulls

  • DeMar DeRozan: 84 OVR (+1)
  • Coby White: 81 OVR (+4)
  • Patrick Williams: 77 OVR (+2)
  • Ayo Dosunmu: 75 OVR (+1)
  • Torrey Craig: 75 OVR (+1)

Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Max Strus: 77 OVR (-1)
  • Tristan Thompson: 74 OVR (+1)
  • Dean Wade: 73 OVR (+2)
  • Sam Merrill: 73 OVR (+3)

Dallas Mavericks

  • Luka Doncic: 96 OVR (+1)
  • Dante Exum: 78 OVR (+4)
  • Grant Williams: 77 OVR (-1)
  • Derrick Jones Jr.: 77 OVR (+2)
  • Jaden Hardy: 74 OVR (-1)

Denver Nuggets

  • Michael Porter Jr.: 82 OVR (-1)
  • Reggie Jackson: 78 OVR (+1)
  • Christian Braun: 77 OVR (-1)
  • Julian Strawther: 74 OVR (+1)

Detroit Pistons

  • Cade Cunningham: 83 OVR (-1)
  • Ausar Thompson: 80 OVR (-2)
  • Marvin Bagley III: 78 OVR (-1)
  • Jaden Ivey: 78 OVR (-1)
  • Marcus Sasser: 77 OVR (+1)
  • Killian Hayes: 76 OVR (+1)
  • James Wiseman: 76 OVR (+2)
  • Alec Burks: 75 OVR (-1)
  • Isaiah Livers: 73 OVR (-1)

Golden State Warriors

  • Kevon Looney: 78 OVR (-1)
  • Andrew Wiggins: 77 OVR (+1)
  • Moses Moody: 77 OVR (+1)
  • Jonathan Kuminga: 77 OVR (+2)
  • Brandin Podziemski: 76 OVR (+2)
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Houston Rockets

  • Fred VanVleet: 83 OVR (+1)
  • Jalen Green: 82 OVR (-1)
  • Dillon Brooks: 80 OVR (+1)
  • Tari Eason: 80 OVR (+2)
  • Jeff Green: 78 OVR (+1)
  • Jae’Sean Tate: 75 OVR (-1)

Indiana Pacers

  • Tyrese Haliburton: 94 OVR (+2)
  • Myles Turner: 83 OVR (-1)
  • Buddy Hield: 79 OVR (-1)
  • Isaiah Jackson: 77 OVR (+1)

Los Angeles Clippers

  • Kawhi Leonard: 91 OVR (+1)
  • Ivica Zubac: 81 OVR (+1)
  • P.J. Tucker: 74 OVR (-1)
  • Joshua Primo: 72 OVR (-2)

Los Angeles Lakers

  • Anthony Davis: 93 OVR (+1)
  • Rui Hachimura: 79 OVR (-1)
  • Taurean Prince: 76 OVR (+1)
  • Cameron Reddish: 74 OVR (-1)
  • Max Christie: 72 OVR (+1)

Memphis Grizzlies

  • Jaren Jackson Jr.: 86 OVR (+1)
  • Desmond Bane: 85 OVR (+1)
  • David Roddy: 74 OVR (+1)
  • Bismack Biyombo: 73 OVR (-2)
  • Vince Williams Jr.: 73 OVR (+4)
  • Jacob Gilyard: 72 OVR (-1)

Miami Heat

  • Jaime Jaquez Jr.: 80 OVR (+3)
  • Caleb Martin: 79 OVR (+2)
  • Duncan Robinson: 78 OVR (-1)
  • Josh Richardson: 76 OVR (+1)
  • Orlando Robinson: 73 OVR (+3)

Milwaukee Bucks

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo: 97 OVR (+1)
  • Damian Lillard: 92 OVR (-1)
  • Brook Lopez: 82 OVR (-1)
  • Bobby Portis Jr.: 81 OVR (+1)
  • Andre Jackson Jr.: 73 OVR (+1)
  • A.J. Green: 72 OVR (+1)

Minnesota Timberwolves

  • Anthony Edwards: 89 OVR (-1)
  • Karl-Anthony Towns: 87 OVR (+1)
  • Rudy Gobert: 85 OVR (+1)
  • Mike Conley: 80 OVR (+1)
  • Troy Brown Jr.: 75 OVR (+2)

New Orleans Pelicans

  • Zion Williamson: 89 OVR (+1)
  • Brandon Ingram: 86 OVR (+1)
  • Jonas Valančiūnas: 84 OVR (+1)
  • Trey Murphy III: 80 OVR (+1)
  • Jose Alvarado: 77 OVR (+1)
  • Naji Marshall: 77 OVR (+2)
  • Dyson Daniels: 75 OVR (-1)
  • Jordan Hawkins: 74 OVR (-1)
  • Cody Zeller: 73 OVR (-1)

New York Knicks

  • Jalen Brunson: 89 OVR (+2)
  • Julius Randle: 85 OVR (+2)
  • R.J. Barrett: 81 OVR (-2)
  • Immanuel Quickley: 80 OVR (-2)
  • Donte DiVincenzo: 79 OVR (+2)
  • Jericho Sims: 72 OVR (-2)
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Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 95 OVR (+1)
  • Cason Wallace: 76 OVR (+1)
  • Kenrich Williams: 75 OVR (-1)
  • Aleksej Pokusevski: 74 OVR (-2)
  • Vasilije Micić: 73 OVR (-1)

Orlando Magic

  • Franz Wagner: 84 OVR (+1)
  • Cole Anthony: 81 OVR (+2)
  • Jalen Suggs: 79 OVR (+1)
  • Gary Harris: 76 OVR (-2)
  • Goga Bitadze: 76 OVR (-1)
  • Joe Ingles: 75 OVR (+1)

Philadelphia 76ers

  • Joel Embiid: 98 OVR (+1)
  • De’Anthony Melton: 77 OVR (-1)
  • Marcus Morris Sr.: 76 OVR (+2)
  • Nicolas Batum: 75 OVR (+1)
  • Kenyon Martin Jr.: 74 OVR (-2)

Phoenix Suns

  • Eric Gordon: 76 OVR (-1)
  • Grayson Allen: 76 OVR (+1)
  • Chimezie Metu: 75 OVR (+1)
  • Keita Bates-Diop: 73 OVR (-1)

Portland Trail Blazers

  • Anfernee Simons: 84 OVR (+1)
  • Malcolm Brogdon: 82 OVR (-1)
  • Shaedon Sharpe: 82 OVR (+2)
  • Scoot Henderson: 76 OVR (+1)
  • Skylar Mays: 74 OVR (-1)
  • Toumani Camara: 73 OVR (+1)
  • Duop Reath: 72 OVR (+5)

San Antonio Spurs

  • Victor Wembanyama: 86 OVR (+1)
  • Zach Collins: 77 OVR (-1)
  • Jeremy Sochan: 76 OVR (-1)
  • Cedi Osman: 76 OVR (+1)
  • Doug McDermott: 73 OVR (-1)
  • Julian Champagnie: 70 OVR (+1)

Sacramento Kings

  • Domantas Sabonis: 86 OVR (-1)
  • Keegan Murray: 83 OVR (+3)
  • Kevin Huerter: 77 OVR (-2)
  • JaVale McGee: 76 OVR (-1)
  • Keon Ellis: 70 OVR (+2)

Toronto Raptors

  • Scottie Barnes: 86 OVR (+1)
  • Pascal Siakam: 86 OVR (+1)
  • Dennis Schröder: 79 OVR (-1)
  • Precious Achiuwa: 77 OVR (+1)
  • Chris Boucher: 75 OVR (-1)
  • Malachi Flynn: 73 OVR (-1)
  • Gradey Dick: 70 OVR (-1)

Utah Jazz

  • Collin Sexton: 80 OVR (+2)
  • Keyonte George: 76 OVR (+2)
  • Ochai Agbaji: 75 OVR (+1)
  • Simone Fontecchio: 75 OVR (+2)

Washington Wizards

  • Tyus Jones: 80 OVR (+1)
  • Deni Avdija: 78 OVR (-1)
  • Daniel Gafford: 78 OVR (+1)
  • Corey Kispert: 77 OVR (+1)
  • Bilal Coulibaly: 76 OVR (+2)
  • Mike Muscala: 72 OVR (-1)