Derrick Rose is a former MVP, Rookie of the Year, 3-time All-Star and a 1-time All-NBA First Teamer. Rose averaged a solid 18 points and 4.4 assists over 64 games for the Knicks last season, so why on Earth was he rated so low in 2K18?

The new Cleveland Cavalier was given an overall rating of 78 in this year’s upcoming game, a far cry away from the heights he achieved in 2K12 and 2K13 (92 overall).

Fans around the globe hurled abuse at 2K Sports for rating one of the better point guards in the league, a former MVP mind you, so low.

That begs the question – what sort of players are actually rated higher than D-Rose? You’ll be surprised as we count down 10 unlikely players who have a higher overall rating than Derrick Rose in 2K18.


Jae Crowder – 80 Overall


D’Angelo Russell – 80 Overall


Dwight Howard – 81 Overall


Zach LaVine – 80 Overall


Clint Capela – 79 Overall


Myles Turner – 84 Overall


Lonzo Ball – 80 Overall


Joel Embiid – 86 Overall

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images


Markelle Fultz – 80 Overall


Devin Booker – 86 Overall


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