Highest-rated players in NBA 2K24: Jokic, LeBron, Antetokounmpo & more announced

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NBA 2K24’s player ratings have finally been revealed, with big-name pros like LeBron James, Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler, Nikola Jokic, and Steph Curry getting their ratings locked in ahead of the much-anticipated release.

NBA 2K24 will see the addition of cross-platform play for the first time in the game series’ history, as well as other features that are set to be unveiled during the month of August.

However, one piece of the puzzle that needed to be filled in is the player ratings. Every year, 2K will update player ratings to reflect real-life performances in the NBA.

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But, which will be the best basketball stars to play with this year? Let’s take a look at the ratings for the best of the best in 2K24.

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The highest-rated players in NBA 2K24

On August 9, 2K confirmed which players will start the year with the best ratings.

Here’s a list of the players who will have the highest ratings at the start of NBA 2K24:

Player NameTeamRating
Nikola JokicDenver Nuggets98
Giannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee Bucks96
LeBron JamesLos Angeles Lakers96
Joel EmbiidPhiladelphia 76ers96
Kevin DurantPhoenix Suns96
Stephen CurryGolden State Warriors96
Luka DoncicDallas Mavericks95
Jayson TatumBoston Celtics95
Jimmy ButlerMiami Heat95
Kawhi LeonardLos Angeles Clippers94
Devin BookerPhoenix Suns94
Damian LillardPortland Trail Blazers94

2022-23 NBA champion Nikola Jokic is the highest-rated player in NBA 2K24, as the Serbian sensation will begin the year as a 98 OVR.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo and LeBron James, both of whom had incredible campaigns last season, round out the top three.

Reigning NBA MVP Joel Embiid is the fourth-best player in the game, as he’ll open up the season with a 96 OVR. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, and NBA 2K22 cover athlete Luka Doncic are among other notable players in the top 10.

We’ll be updating the list as the year goes on, as 2K traditionally tweaks the roster via roster updates throughout the season. Be sure to check out more NBA 2K24 coverage on Dexerto.

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