Best NBA 2K23 PGs: Top Point Guards By Rating

Taking a look at the NBA's best point guards and playmakers.


NBA 2K23 is finally here, which means it's time to discuss the league's best point guards. Magic or Isiah? Penny or Stockton? Dame or Morant? This year's list of NBA playmakers has more depth than you think, and with Tyrese Haliburton being labeled "the next Reggie Miller," we wanted to find out the answers for ourselves. 2K23 ratings are out in the wild, and if you're curious about who is on the outside looking in, here's what you need to know about the 10 best point guards in NBA 2K23.

For more on NBA 2K23, check out our MyNBA Eras preview and the 2K23 ratings hub.

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NBA 2K23: Top 10 Point Guards

The following is Visual Concepts' in-game list of the best playmakers in NBA 2K23:

  • Stephen Curry - 96 OVR
  • Luka Doncic - 95 OVR
  • Ja Morant - 93 OVR
  • Chris Paul - 90 OVR
  • Trae Young - 90 OVR
  • Damian Lillard - 89 OVR
  • James Harden - 89 OVR
  • Kyrie Irving - 89 OVR
  • Darius Garland - 87 OVR
  • LaMelo Ball - 87 OVR

It's still Steph Curry over everybody. The NBA Finals MVP is up there in age (34), but he helped the Warriors win their fourth title in eight years while averaging 31.2 points and shooting 43.7% from the three line in six games against the Celtics. Dallas' Luka Doncic is headed for an MVP campaign after being selected to the All-NBA First Team for the third season in a row and Ja Morant–well, "Black Jesus" believes he "would have cooked" Michael Jordan back in his era (and he might be right).

Phoenix's Chris Paul led the NBA in assists (10.8), LaMelo Ball averaged 20 points in Charlotte, and James Harden got a new primary with 22.0 points and 10.3 assists for the Sixers. Damian Lillard and Kyrie Irving plan to rebound from their injuries (and stay healthy), and Darius Garland has a new teammate in Cleveland (Donovan Mitchell) who might elevate him past last season's 21.7 points and 8.6 assists per game. The outlier? It's Trae Young. The 23-year-old led the entire NBA in both total points (2155) and total assists (737) while also shooting 90.4% from the free throw line.

Honorable Mentions

Trae's new duo Dejounte Murray (86) follows behind with OKC's Shai-Gilgeous Alexander (87), Milwaukee's Jrue Holiday (86), New Orleans' CJ McCollum (85), and the Kings' De'Aaron Fox (84). Others include: Jamal Murray (84), Fred VanVleet (83), and D'Angelo Russell (82).

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