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NBA 2K21 Ratings: Roster Update #1 Adjusts Over 100 Players - Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, Nikola Jokic & more

NBA 2K21 reflects the NBA season as it goes on - and our first taste of this is here in the very first NBA 2K21 Ratings Update!

This update has adjusted over 100 NBA 2K21 ratings - so let's dive into the biggest changes, and give the full list of changes as well.

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NBA 2K21 Ratings Update #1

The first NBA 2K21 Ratings Update is here, and it's brought some massive changes to the game.

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ICE COLD: 2K have shaken up the whole roster in the newest update

The entire landscape is shaking up, from the very top of the rotation to the bottom of the bench.

Here are the biggest NBA 2K21 ratings changes in the new update.


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These are the biggest ratings changes to pay attention to in the very first NBA 2K21 ratings update.

Kevin Durant 96 OVR (+1)

Kevin Durant is coming off of a massive ACL tear, an injury that has been known to change athletes.

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BROOKLYN BALLERS: KD and Kyrie have formed a dangerous duo in Brooklyn

But despite the concerns, KD has come out red hot in the 2021 NBA season, giving the Brooklyn Nets a fearsome leader on both sides of the ball.

While KD also has the returning Kyrie Irving in his corner to give defenses trouble, KD has massively impressed since his return.


Nikola Jokic 93 OVR (+2)

The Joker is one of the most unique NBA players today, and it's been working very well in the 2021 NBA season.

Jokic is a threat from beyond the arc, in the post, handling the ball, distributing the ball, and in the midrange game.

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This is a skillset no other player in the NBA really matches, and while Jokic's play may look strange at times, it's incredibly effective.

As a result, The Joker is finally getting the credit he deserves and rising up the NBA 2K21 ratings in the first Ratings Update.

CJ McCollum 87 OVR (+3)

CJ McCollum has always been an important piece to the Portland Trailblazers, but underappreciated playing behind NBA 2K21 cover star Damian Lillard.

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CJ TIME?: The Blazers face the best of the west, and CJ McCollum is rising to the occasion

To start the 2021 NBA season, however, Dame has taken a back seat on the production side, and McCollum has more than picked up the slack.


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As one of the biggest movers in the first NBA 2K21 Ratings Update, you'll have to worry about more than just Dame when facing off against the Blazers.

Top 50 NBA 2K21 Ratings Update Changes

The first NBA 2K21 Ratings Update is a massive one, changing ratings all the way down to the bottom of the lineup sheet.

With that said, here are the top 50 ratings that were adjusted in the new NBA 2K21 update.

  • Kevin Durant: 96 OVR (+1)
  • Anthony Davis: 95 OVR (-1)
  • Damian Lillard: 94 OVR (-1)
  • Luka Doncic: 93 OVR (-1)
  • Nikola Jokić: 93 OVR (+2)
  • Kyrie Irving: 92 OVR (+2)
  • Joel Embiid: 92 OVR (+1)
  • Jimmy Butler: 92 OVR (-1)
  • Jayson Tatum: 91 OVR (+1)
  • Trae Young: 89 OVR (+1)
  • Paul George: 89 OVR (+1)
  • Bam Adebayo: 88 OVR (+1)
  • Jaylen Brown: 88 OVR (+2)
  • Khris Middleton: 87 OVR (+1)
  • Brandon Ingram: 87 OVR (+1)
  • Nikola Vucevic: 87 OVR (+1)
  • Devin Booker: 87 OVR (-1)
  • Chris Paul: 87 OVR (-1)
  • C.J. McCollum: 87 OVR (+3)
  • DeMar DeRozan: 87 OVR (+1)
  • Donovan Mitchell: 87 OVR (-1)
  • Russell Westbrook: 87 OVR (-1)
  • Malcolm Brogdon: 86 OVR (+3)
  • Domantas Sabonis: 86 OVR (+1)

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  • Kyle Lowry: 86 OVR (-1)
  • Jrue Holiday: 85 OVR (+2)
  • Tobias Harris: 85 OVR (+1)
  • Fred VanVleet: 85 OVR (+1)
  • Pascal Siakam: 84 OVR (-2)
  • John Wall: 84 OVR (+1)
  • T.J. Warren: 84 OVR (-1)
  • Andre Drummond: 84 OVR (-1)
  • Julius Randle: 83 OVR (+3)
  • Collin Sexton: 83 OVR (+3)
  • Christian Wood: 83 OVR (+3)
  • D'Angelo Russell: 83 OVR (-1)
  • Victor Oladipo: 83 OVR (+1)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge: 83 OVR (-1)
  • Tyler Herro: 82 OVR (-1)
  • Jarrett Allen: 82 OVR (+1)
  • Michael Porter Jr.: 82 OVR (+1)
  • Mike Conley: 82 OVR (+2)
  • Hassan Whiteside: 82 OVR (-2)
  • Terry Rozier III: 81 OVR (+2)
  • Lauri Markkanen: 81 OVR (+1)
  • Andrew Wiggins: 81 OVR (-1)
  • Serge Ibaka: 81 OVR (+1)
  • Brook Lopez: 81 OVR (-1)
  • Steven Adams: 81 OVR (-1)
  • Eric Bledsoe: 81 OVR (-2)

You can read over the rest of the NBA 2K21 ratings changes in the latest update here!

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