NBA 2K23: Complete rookie ratings for each first-round pick

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2K Sports on Friday released NBA 2K23 worldwide with five editions now available for gameplay across all platforms ahead of the start of the 2022-23 season.

The latest iteration of the popular video game will feature Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker on the standard and deluxe editions. Hall of Famer Michael Jordan will grace the cover of two special versions while legends Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will be on the WNBA edition.

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is the highest-rated player upon the initial release with an overall grade of 97. Just behind him, five players received a 96 rating, including Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry.

The makers of the game offered a glimpse of the incoming rookie class after releasing the grades for the five highest-rated first-year players this week. With the game officially launching on Friday, fans now know how each rookie will be rated entering the season.

Rookie Wire took a look at the grades for each of the first 30 selections in the NBA draft this year, sorted from the lowest to the highest rating on NBA 2K23.

Note: Ratings via 2Kratings.com.

Peyton Watson, Denver Nuggets

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Overall Rating: 70

Patrick Baldwin Jr., Golden State Warriors

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Overall Rating: 70

TyTy Washington, Houston Rockets

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Overall Rating: 71

Nikola Jovic, Miami Heat

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Overall Rating: 71

Wendell Moore Jr., Minnesota Timberwolves

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Overall Rating: 71

Blake Wesley, San Antonio Spurs

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Overall Rating: 71

MarJon Beauchamp, Milwaukee Bucks

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Overall Rating: 71

David Roddy, Memphis Grizzlies

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Overall Rating: 71

Walker Kessler, Utah Jazz

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Overall Rating: 71

Christian Braun, Denver Nuggets

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Overall Rating: 71

Jake LaRavia, Memphis Grizzlies

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Overall Rating: 71

Dalen Terry, Chicago Bulls

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Overall Rating: 71

Malaki Branham, San Antonio Spurs

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Overall Rating: 72

Tari Eason, Houston Rockets

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Overall Rating: 72

AJ Griffin, Atlanta Hawks

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Overall Rating: 72

Mark Williams, Charlotte Hornets

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Overall Rating: 72

Jalen Williams, Oklahoma City Thunder

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Overall Rating: 72

Ousmane Dieng, Oklahoma City Thunder

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Overall Rating: 72

Shaedon Sharpe, Portland Trail Blazers

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Overall Rating: 72

Ochai Agbaji, Utah Jazz

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Overall Rating: 73

Jalen Duren, Detroit Pistons

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Overall Rating: 73

Jeremy Sochan, San Antonio Spurs

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Overall Rating: 73

Dyson Daniels, New Orleans Pelicans

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Overall Rating: 73

Bennedict Mathurin, Indiana Pacers

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Overall Rating: 73

Johnny Davis, Washington Wizards

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Overall Rating: 74

Jaden Ivey, Detroit Pistons

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Overall Rating: 76

Keegan Murray, Sacramento Kings

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Overall Rating: 76

Chet Holmgren, Oklahoma City Thunder

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Overall Rating: 77

Jabari Smith Jr., Houston Rockets

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Overall Rating: 78

Paolo Banchero, Orlando Magic

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Overall Rating: 78

Story originally appeared on Rookie Wire