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NBA 2K18: Best Players For Every Position

| August 30, 2017

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Hoops season is just around the corner and with that NBA 2K18 is as well.  Every year 2K tweaks and changes the ratings for players as they get better and worse in real life.  Using the best NBA 2K18 players will give you an obvious advantage in the game, and we’ve broken down the top ten players at each position to start the season.  NBA 2K18 Best Players for PG, SG, SF, PF, and C will be featured in this comprehensive list of the best players to use in the game.

Best Point Guards in NBA 2K18 – PG

Starting with the point guards, it’s no surprise that MVP Russell Westbrook tops the charts with a 94 rating.  The top ten PG in NBA 2K18 start with Westbrook at 94 and end with Kemba Walker at 86.  Here’s the full list of Top Ten Point Guards in NBA 2K18.

  1. Russell Westbrook  – 94
  2. Stephen Curry – 94
  3. Chris Paul – 91
  4. Kyrie Irving – 90
  5. John Wall – 90
  6. Isaiah Thomas – 89
  7. Damian Lillard – 89
  8. Kyle Lowry – 87
  9. Mike Conley – 87
  10. Kemba Walker – 86

Best Shooting Guards in NBA 2K18 – SG

Of course, James Harden is the head and shoulders #1 Shooting Guard in NBA 2K18.  Given last year’s performance that almost earned him most valuable player honors, that even had people talking about a “Co-MVP” because of the incredible performances by himself and former teammate Russell Westbrook.  Next best, Jimmy Butler a full five points behind the beard.

  1. James Harden – 95
  2. Jimmy Butler – 90
  3. Klay Thompson – 90
  4. Demar Derozen – 89
  5. Bradley Beal – 87
  6. C.J. McCollum – 86
  7. Devin Booker – 85
  8. Avery Bradley – 83
  9. Dwayne Wade – 82
  10. Khris Middleton – 81

Best Small Forwards in NBA 2K18 – SF

“The King” Lebron James plays many positions on the court, but for the purposes of ratings in NBA 2K18 he’s gonna be listed as as Small Forward.  Lebron edges out Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard to be the top SF in the game.  These are the Top Ten Small Forwards in NBA 2K18.

  1. Lebron James – 97
  2. Kevin Durant – 96
  3. Kawhi Leonard – 95
  4. Paul George – 91
  5. Giannis Antetokounmpo – 91
  6. Gordon Hayward – 88
  7. Andrew Wiggins – 86
  8. Carmelo Anthony – 84
  9. Harrison Barnes – 81
  10. Danilo Gallinari – 81

Best Power Forwards in NBA 2K18 – PF

At this position Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans is head and shoulders above the competition.  Not nearly as closely rated as the Small Forwards, Davis is a solid six points ahead of his closest competition at the position.  Here are the Top Ten Power Forwards in NBA 2K18.

  1. Anthony Davis – 94
  2. Draymond Green – 88
  3. Blake Griffin – 87
  4. Kevin Love – 87
  5. Paul Millsap – 87
  6. Kristaps Porzingis – 86
  7. Lamarcus Aldridge – 85
  8. Jabari Parker – 81
  9. Dirk Nowitzki – 80
  10. Zach Randolph – 80

Best Centers in NBA 2K18 – C

One of the best front courts in the NBA, Demarcus Cousins like his teammate Anthony Davis tops this list at his position, though he’s followed closely by Karl-Anthony Towns.  Here are the very best centers in NBA 2K18.

  1. Demarcus Cousins – 92
  2. Karl-Anthony Towns – 91
  3. Marc Gasol – 89
  4. Nikola Jokic – 88
  5. Rudy Gobert – 88
  6. Hassan Whiteside – 87
  7. Deandre Jordan – 87
  8. Joel Embid – 86
  9. Andre Drummond – 85
  10. Myles Turner – 84

Of course, there will be changes throughout the season depending on how each player performs for their team.  Also, there will be legend players that will obviously have higher ratings than some of these players at their given positions.

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  • James Harden

    I think we all know who is going to be best SG. The real MVP.

  • James Harden

    I think we all know who is going to be best SG. The real MVP.

  • Alfonso

    I’m not sure if that is Dirk’s rating or his age.

  • Alfonso

    I’m not sure if that is Dirk’s rating or his age.

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