NBA 2K22 ratings tracker: Updated list of top NBA players by position in 2021 release

By | August 18, 2021

Fans of the “NBA 2K” franchise are set to get their first glimpse of how their favorite players are going to be ranked in the latest edition of the game. 

“NBA 2K” is releasing ratings for several players in “NBA 2K22” on Wednesday, starting off with several of the league’s top players like Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and Giannis Antetokounmpo. 

Don’t expect to see many, if any, players rated as high as 99 like Madden has typically done with its athletes. The two highest rated players on “NBA 2K21” are LeBron James and Curry, who both are rated at 97.

There’s been no indication how many names are going to be dropped, and when the full ratings will officially be dropped, but Sporting News will be tracking the top names released as they come through. 

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NBA 2K22 ratings

Player Overall rating
Kevin Durant 96
Stephen Curry 96
Giannis Antetokounmpo 96
Nikola Jokic 95
Damian Lillard 94
Jayson Tatum 90
Zion Williamson 89
Trae Young 89
Khris Middleton 88
Jrue Holiday 85
LaMelo Ball 84

When is NBA 2K22 coming out?

  • Release date: Friday, Sept. 10

The ratings are coming out starting on Wednesday, but fans will have to wait until Sept. 10 for the full game to be released. 

It will be released on this date for all platforms, with the game set to come out on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. 

NBA 2K22 price

There will be a few different prices based on which version of the game you are purchasing and on which console.

  • Standard edition cost (current-gen): $59.99
  • Standard edition (next-gen): $69.99
  • NBA 75th Anniversary edition (current-gen): $99.99
  • NBA 75th Anniversary edition (next-gen): $99.99
  • WNBA 25th Anniversary edition (next-gen): $69.99