As the calendar creeps toward October, we’re fast approaching the opening tipoff of the 2023-24 NBA regular season and hopefully gaining progress in Florida sports betting talks. Accompanying that annual milestone is the drop of the league’s marquis video game, NBA2K24, which has become a barometer of sorts for a team’s talent level over the years. Between the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, the Sunshine State has two players ranked 85 or above in the latest iteration of the game — Heat players Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo.
Most NBA 2K24 Star Power
With NBA 2K24 now out, FloridaBet.com utilized 2Kratings.com to see which teams have the most star power, with players of 85+ overall. Below you'll find some information you wouldn't see on Florida sportsbook apps. So which teams have the most star power for NBA 2K24?
Where Heat Rank Leaguewide In Terms of Star Power
The Heat’s two players netted them the sixth most, alongside 10 other teams, with Miami ranking behind the likes of the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Golden State Warriors, who had three players apiece at 85 or above. Leaguewide, Miami ranked ahead of eight clubs that had one player ranked 85 or above apiece, including Eastern Conference clubs like the Miami Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, and Indiana Pacers.
Conversely, the Magic were one of five NBA franchises without a single player ranked 85 or above, showing how far the franchise has to go to reach their in-state rivals in the season ahead.