2 Brooklyn Nets Players Disrespected by Lowball NBA 2K23 Ratings

Brooklyn Nets, Cam Thomas (Photo by Michelle Farsi/Getty Images)
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Brooklyn Nets, Cam Thomas
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Brooklyn Nets Guard Cam Thomas Deserves a Higher NBA 2K Rating

Sophomore spark plug Cam Thomas received a 74 overall NBA 2K23 rating this year. His outside scoring rating sits at 83 and his inside scoring at 70. His defense and rebounding were expectedly low, ranked at 54 and 45.

Whoever cooked up these numbers, at least the offensive ones, likely did not watch Thomas at all last year. To be fair though, the circus act that was the Brooklyn Nets last season likely took attention away from his rookie campaign. If you were focused on the Harden saga, Ben Simmons, or Kyrie and the vaccine instead of Cam Thomas that’s understandable

However, the 2K team and anyone else in that crowd surely missed out. Thomas put on a show every time he found the rock in his hands.

Thomas only averaged 17.6 minutes per game, but in the games that he logged over 25 minutes, he averaged 18.7 points per game. He also finished fifth on the team in points per 36 minutes, trailing future Hall of Famers scorers Kyrie Irving, James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Durant.

The former LSU Tiger is clearly well equipped to score, having done so at all levels. He only put up less notable averages last year due to his limited minutes as a rookie. Thomas’s rating is a classic case of only looking at the numbers and never actually watching a guy hoop. His two scoring ratings need a bump.