The folks over at NBA 2K23 have just released updated full team ratings, with the Boston Celtics unsurprisingly designated as one of the league’s Tier 1 teams as a likely contender heading into the looming 2022-23 NBA season. In terms of overall ranking, the Celtics garnered an 82, just below the Brooklyn Nets, Phoenix Suns, and Philadelphia 76ers, and tied with the Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks, and Chicago Bulls.
Boston was rated just 74 on inside scoring, a total of 83 in outside scoring, an 82 on the club’s athleticism, a 78 for playmaking (fourth best overall in the NBA), a 70 in defense (league-best), a lowly 56 in rebounding, 77 for intangibles, and an 84 in potential.
The team’s best player is, unsurprisingly, star forward Jayson Tatum with a 90 overall rating attached to his player profile.
Where does this leave the Celtics? What options do they have regarding making up for his loss? https://t.co/sQ9IclgqMW
— The Celtics Wire (@TheCelticsWire) September 5, 2022
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