NBA 2K22 Best Players By Position

It's important to have good players at important positions. In this guide, we'll be showing you all of the NBA 2K22 Best Players By Position

In this guide, we will provide you with a list of the best NBA 2K22 players by Position and explain how to fill each part of the court with the most competent players best suited for the respective positions.

Placing the best-suited players in their respective positions and mastering the basics of the court is important to bring out your team’s utmost potential. Without wasting any more time, let’s get into it.

Best Point Guards

The Point Guard on the team is supposed to be the best handler and passer as he assists his allies in getting the ball into the opposition’s court. They’re fast, short, and good at confusing enemies in close range. Point Guards are essential in setting up the Offense for their team whilst exploiting weaknesses in the opposition’s defense.

PlayerTeamOverall Rating
Steph CurryGolden State Warriors96
Luka DoncicDallas Mavericks94
Damian LillardMilwaukee Bucks94
Kyrie IrvingDallas Mavericks91
Chris PaulGolden State Warriors90

Best Shooting Guards

Also known as the Off-Guard, the Shooting Guard is used in the three-point or long mid-range range. As a Shooting Guard, your character will circulate the three-point line in alignment with the ball.

Shooting Guards’ primary duty is to prevent the ball from staying in their court while ensuring that their team is always in possession of the ball. A good Shooting Guard also comes with efficient Passing skills.

PlayerTeamOverall Rating
James HardenLA Clippers94
Devin BookerPhoenix Suns90
Bradley BealPhoenix Suns89
Donovan MitchellCleveland Cavaliers88
Paul GeorgeLA Clippers88

Best Small Forwards

Small Forwards rely on their dribbling skills to get the ball past the opposition. They tend to become top scorers. Versatility is key, as they need to be good at both Shooting Guard and Power Forward.

Being strong and agile, they can easily get to the line and draw fouls by aggressively attempting plays, lay-ups, and slam dunks.

PlayerTeamOverall Rating
LeBron JamesLos Angeles Lakers96
Kawhi LeonardLA Clippers95
Jimmy ButlerMiami Heat91
Khris MiddletonMilwaukee Bucks88
Jaylen BrownBoston Celtics86

Best Power Forwards

The Power Forward is the most powerful scorer of the team; however, he may highly rely on his allies’ assistance. He can shoot mid-range jump shots from 10 ft. of distance from the basket. While defending, their strength helps to keep the opposition in the center of the court.

PlayerTeamOverall Rating
Giannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee Bucks96
Kevin DurantPhoenix Suns96
Anthony DavisLos Angeles Lakers93
Jayson TatumBoston Celtics90
Zion WilliamsonNew Orleans Pelicans89

Best Centers

The Center plays at the baseline or near the basket. They are tall and are good perimeter shooters. This position is considered to be one of the most important ones. Centers are proficient at gathering rebounds, contesting shots, and setting screens on players.

The Center players are taller and stronger than the rest of the team NBA 2k22. Utilizing their physical traits, they create space for their team’s attackers while keeping everything in check at the back of the court.

PlayerTeamOverall Rating
Joel EmbiidPhiladelphia 76ers95
Nikola JokicDenver Nuggets95
Rudy GobertMinnesota Timberwolves88
Karl-Anthony TownsMinnesota Timberwolves87
Deandre AytonPortland Trail Blazers86

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