NBA 2K20 player ratings comparison

How have the top 20 player ratings changed between NBA 2K19 and NBA 2K20? Let's take a look!

NBA 2K20 is just over a month away and 2K has been steadily building up excitement for the game with a drip-feed of player ratings and more information. It’s been a busy year since 2K19 released, and while some players have held steady, plenty of names have risen and fallen in their performances over the year. In this article we’ll be taking a look at the top 20 player ratings in NBA 2K19, and showing you just how much they’ve changed since the launch of NBA 2K19. Want to know how your favorite player has changed in a year? Read on for our NBA 2K20 player ratings comparison.

NBA 2K20 player ratings comparison
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NBA 2K20 player ratings comparison

We’ve listed the recently revealed top 20 players in NBA2K20, and paired them with their initial 2K19 rating to show how they measure up against their first rating from a year ago. Lebron James still holds the top spot, but Kawhi Leonard is hot on his tail this year, which should make mid-season adjustments a very exciting prospect.

Rank

OVR Rating

Player

Team

Pos

2K19 Rating

1

97

LeBron James

Lakers

SF

98 (-1)

2

97

Kawhi Leonard

Clippers

SF

94 (+3)

3

96

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Bucks

SF

94 (+2)

4

96

James Harden

Rockets

SG

96 (-)

5

96

Kevin Durant

Nets

SF

97 (-1)

6

95

Stephen Curry

Warriors

PG

95 (-)

7

94

Anthony Davis

Lakers

PF

94 (-)

8

93

Paul George

Clippers

SF

89 (+4)

9

92

Damian Lillard

Trail Blazers

PG

90 (+2)

10

91

Joel Embiid

76ers

C

90 (+1)

11

91

Kyrie Irving

Nets

PG

93 (-2)

12

90

Nikola Jokic

Nuggets

C

89 (+1)

13

90

Russell Westbrook

Rockets

PG

93 (-3)

14

89

Klay Thompson

Warriors

SG

89 (-)

15

89

Karl-Anthony Towns

Twolves

C

90 (-1)

16

88

Jimmy Butler

Heat

SG

89 (-1)

17

88

Kemba Walker

Celtics

PG

86 (+2)

18

88

Donovan Mitchell

Jazz

SG

87 (+1)

19

88

Rudy Gobert

Jazz

C

87 (+1)

20

88

Blake Griffin

Pistons

PF

86 (+2)

The best players in NBA 2K20

According to the current ratings, the best players in NBA 2K20 on release will be:

  • Lebron James - 97 OVR
  • Kawhi Leonard - 97 OVR
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo - 96 OVR
  • James Harden - 96 OVR
  • Kevin Durant - 96 OVR

Which is an extremely tight group without any 99 ratings for the current top players. Will we see anyone reach that height in the coming season? We’ll have to wait and see. Expect the top spots to shift around following release as players perform or fall short of expectations.

Player ratings remain one of the most hotly contested parts of any NBA 2K release, with even star players weighing in on their rankings. What do you make of the revealed NBA 2K20 player ratings comparison? Think a player should have shifted up or down more? Let us know in the comments below!

Associate Editor

Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video game journalism stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at henry.stenhouse@allgamers.com, or catch him on Twitter.

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