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22 Jan 2021

NBA 2K21 Player Ratings Update in Latest Courtside Report

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The big risers

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Highest rated players

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Looking ahead

The NBA season has been up and running for exactly a month now, so the team at 2K have assessed the players in the latest Courtside Report for NBA 2K21.

The big risers

The in-form Jerami Grant (+4), Mikal Bridges (+4) and Bradley Beal (+3) are among the biggest risers.

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ON THE RISE - Jerami Grant's OVR is now at 84

After becoming the youngest player to ever record a triple-double, LaMelo Ball jumps up three points to an overall 81 rating, while another impressive rookie, Tyrese Haliburton also jumps up three points to an 80.

Highest rated players

LeBron James: 97 OVR (-1)

Giannis Antetokounmpo: 96 OVR (-1)

James Harden: 95 OVR (-1)

Anthony Davis: 94 OVR (-1)

Nikola Jokić: 94 OVR (+1)

Joel Embiid: 93 OVR (+1)

Bradley Beal: 91 OVR (+3)

Paul George: 90 OVR (+1)

Bam Adebayo: 89 OVR (+1)

Khris Middleton: 88 OVR (+1)

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BIG BOYS - Bradley Beal improves the most in the top 10

Nikola Vucevic: 88 OVR (+1)

C.J. McCollum: 88 OVR (+1)

Zach LaVine: 87 OVR (+2)

Trae Young: 87 OVR (-2)

Zion Williamson: 87 OVR (+1)

Ben Simmons: 86 OVR (-1)

Ja Morant: 86 OVR (+1)

Brandon Ingram: 86 OVR (-1)

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: 86 OVR (+2)

Russell Westbrook: 86 OVR (-1)

ROOKIE NO MORE - NBA 2K21 cover star Zion continues to rise through the ranks
ROOKIE NO MORE - NBA 2K21 cover star Zion continues to rise through the ranks

Julius Randle: 85 OVR (+2)

Chris Paul: 85 OVR (-2)

Collin Sexton: 84 OVR (+1)

John Collins: 84 OVR (-1)

Clint Capela: 84 OVR (+2)

Gordon Hayward: 84 OVR (+1)

Mike Conley: 84 OVR (+2)

Jerami Grant: 84 OVR (+4)

Kyle Lowry: 84 OVR (-2)

Fred VanVleet: 84 OVR (-1)

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GOING BACKWARDS - Chris Paul's rating continues to drop

Christian Wood: 84 OVR (+1)

Lauri Markkanen: 83 OVR (+2)

Pascal Siakam: 83 OVR (-1)

Chris Boucher: 83 OVR (+5)

Mikal Bridges: 83 OVR (+4)

Deandre Ayton: 83 OVR (-1)

Terry Rozier III: 82 OVR (+1)

Montrezl Harrell: 82 OVR (+1)

Otto Porter: 81 OVR (+1)

LaMelo Ball: 81 OVR (+3)

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BALLIN' - Lamelo Ball is one of a handful of players to receive a +3 rise

Jordan Clarkson: 81 OVR (+2)

Richaun Holmes: 81 OVR (+2)

Aaron Gordon: 81 OVR (+1)

Myles Turner: 81 OVR (+1)

LaMarcus Aldridge: 81 OVR (-2)

Wendell Carter Jr.: 80 OVR (+2)

Harrison Barnes: 80 OVR (+1)

Hassan Whiteside: 80 OVR (-2)

Tyrese Haliburton: 80 OVR (+3)

Joe Harris: 80 OVR (+2)

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ON THE CHARGE - What a start it has been in the NBA for Tyrese Haliburton

Blake Griffin: 80 OVR (-3)

DeMarcus Cousins: 80 OVR (-1)

Keldon Johnson: 80 OVR (+2)

Cameron Johnson: 80 OVR (+3)

Malik Beasley: 80 OVR (+1)

Jusuf Nurkić: 80 OVR (-1)

Andrew Wiggins: 80 OVR (-1)

Eric Paschall: 80 OVR (+1)

Donte DiVincenzo: 79 OVR (+1)

Brook Lopez: 79 OVR (-2)

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THREE-POINTER - Cameron Johnson is another youngster impressing

Bobby Portis: 79 OVR (+2)

Marcus Smart: 79 OVR (-1)

Louis Williams: 79 OVR (-1)

Brandon Clarke: 79 OVR (+2)

De'Andre Hunter: 79 OVR (+2)

P.J. Washington: 79 OVR (+2)

Derrick Favors: 79 OVR (+1)

Dennis Schröder: 79 OVR (-1)

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: 79 OVR (+2)

Terrence Ross: 79 OVR (-1)

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SLAM DUNK - Brandon Clarke picks up a two-point increase

Jalen Brunson: 79 OVR (+1)

Monte Morris: 79 OVR (+1)

Eric Bledsoe: 79 OVR (-2)

Mason Plumlee: 79 OVR (+1)

Eric Gordon: 79 OVR (+2)

Rudy Gay: 79 OVR (+1)

Patrick Mills: 79 OVR (+1)

Enes Kanter: 79 OVR (+1)

Shake Milton: 78 OVR (+2)

Thaddeus Young: 78 OVR (+2)

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STEPPING UP - Thaddeus Young is beginning to look at home in the NBA

Larry Nance Jr.: 78 OVR (-1)

Kyle Anderson: 78 OVR (+1)

Buddy Hield: 78 OVR (-2)

DeAndre Jordan: 78 OVR (-1)

Doug McDermott: 78 OVR (+3)

Al Horford: 78 OVR (-1)

Draymond Green: 78 OVR (-1)

Pat Connaughton: 77 OVR (+2)

Daniel Gafford: 77 OVR (+1)

Daniel Theis: 77 OVR (-1)

Looking ahead

Of course, it's a new year let's not forget - so we can begin to turn our attentions to NBA 2K22.

From release date to new features, and what to expect on Next Gen consoles, we've got all the early details here.

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