The top rookies from the NBA who are entering the league this season will be given their first taste of The Association in October. However, before that, basketball fans can see what the next class of NBA players will be like on the court this fall, thanks to the release of NBA 2K23. All of the rookies drafted earlier this year, and thanks to ratings reveals, we already know which ones are at the top of the class.
Which NBA 2K23 rookies are the most rated?
2K released player ratings for NBA 2K23 on September 6, including which of the NBA's best rookies will take the field this season. As a result of that, 2K released player ratings for the top rookies for the NBA this season. Paolo Banchero, the Magic power forward, will begin NBA 2K23 as a 78 OVR.
Jabari Smith Jr., a Rockets power forward and the second overall pick in the 2022 Draft, will also be a 78 OVR player in NBA 2K23. Holmgren, a former second overall pick, rounds out the top three rookies.
Here's a look at the top five rookies in NBA 2K23, organized by overall rating:
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NBA 2K23 will be released on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and PC on September 9th.