NBA 2K21 Roster Update sees Embiid on the rise

The new NBA 2K21 roster update is coming, and it brings a ton of rating bumps for some of the best performing players of the last few weeks - including Joel Embiid, Rudy Gobert, Christian Wood, and more.

Let's dive right into the new NBA 2K21 update, and what it brings to the table.

NBA 2K21 Roster Update

The bigs of the NBA today are getting some love in the new NBA 2K21 Roster Update!

NBA 2K21 roster update ratings Rudy Gobert
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Here are the 15 biggest ratings changes in the new NBA 2K21 update patch notes:

  • Joel Embiid: 94 OVR (+1)
  • Jaylen Brown: 89 OVR (+1)
  • Trae Young: 88 OVR (+1)
  • Rudy Gobert: 88 OVR (+1)
  • Ben Simmons: 87 OVR (+1)
  • Khris Middleton: 87 OVR (-1)
  • Fred VanVleet: 86 OVR (+2)
  • Kristaps Porziņģis: 86 OVR (-1)
  • Kemba Walker: 85 OVR (-1)
  • Clint Capela: 85 OVR (+1)
  • Mike Conley: 85 OVR (+1)
  • Christian Wood: 85 OVR (+1)
  • Gordon Hayward: 84 OVR (+2)
  • Pascal Siakam: 84 OVR (+1)
  • Jarrett Allen: 83 OVR (+1)

The full NBA 2K21 Roster Update has affected more than 100 ratings in-game, and you can go over the full list here.

NBA 2K21 Update Ratings Patch Notes James Wiseman
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These rating changes are exciting and make a lot of sense with how these players have performed on the court as of late.

NBA 2K21 Update Roster Ratings Christian Wood
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BIG MOVES: The Rockets have a young superstar in the making with Christian Wood

With Embiid bringing "Trust the Process" to its fruition with massive showings, Gobert proving Shaq wrong week in and week out, Wood giving Rockets fans hope, and James Wiseman having a massive rookie season - the new NBA 2K21 update has a lot of things right.

What about NBA 2K22?

Yes, it's a new year and attentions will begin to turn towards NBA 2K22.

We may still be some months off, but that won't stop the community guessing around cover stars, release dates and what affect another year of Next Gen consoles will have.

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SLAM DONK - Will Luka Doncic be 2K22's cover star?

We're expecting NBA 2K22 to arrive in September of this year, and we think there will be a whole host of names who could be the cover athlete, with Luka Doncic and Trae Young certainly in the running.

For everything we know about NBA 2K22 (so far) head here.

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