Do Cavaliers Have Credible Star Power in NBA 2K24?

Do Cavaliers Have Credible Star Power in NBA 2K24?
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The latest installment of NBA 2K has officially been released, so Ohio residents can now look forward to hitting the virtual courts and playing as one of the game’s most promising young teams across Ohio sports betting - the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs are one of the most exciting teams to play in 2K24 with their dynamic trio of Donovan Mitchell (92), Darius Garland (86), and Evan Mobley (85) all rated 85 or higher. They join five other franchises in the video game that have three players who share the same or even higher overall ratings.

The team’s overall roster rating is 82, inside the Tier 1 level among other teams, which serves as a reflection of the recent success that the Cavaliers have experienced. They finished fourth in the Eastern Conference with a 51-31 record last season but eventually lost to the New York Knicks
in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

With NBA 2k24 now out, utilized to see which teams have the most star power, with players of 85+ overall. Here are the results. Keep tabs on for the best Ohio sports betting promos ahead of the Cavaliers’ 2023-2024 NBA season.

Players With 85+ Overall Ratings in NBA 2K24

Team Rated 85+ Players
Boston Celtics 3 Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Kristaps Porzingis
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 Donovan Mitchell, Darius Garland, Evan Mobley
Golden State Warriors 3 Steph Curry, Chris Paul, Klay Thompson
Milwaukee Bucks 3 Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jrue Holiday, Khris Middleton
Philadelphia 76ers 3 Joel Embiid, James Harden, Tyrese Maxey
Phoenix Suns 3 Kevin Durant, Devin Booker,Bradley Beal
Chicago Bulls 2 DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine
Dallas Mavericks 2 Luka Doncic, Kyrie Irving
Denver Nuggets 2 Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray
L.A. Clippers 2 Kawhi Leonard, Paul George
L.A. Lakers 2 LeBron James, Anthony Davis
Memphis Grizzlies 2 Ja Morant, Jaren Jackson Jr.
Miami Heat 2 Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo
Minnesota Timberwolves 2 Anthony Edwards, Karl-Anthony Towns
New Orleans Pelicans 2 Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram
New York Knicks 2 Jalen Brunson, Julius Randle
Sacramento Kings 2 De’Aaron Fox, Domantas Sabonis
Atlanta Hawks 1 Trae Young
Brooklyn Nets 1 Mikal Bridges
Charlotte Hornets 1 LaMelo Ball
Indiana Pacers 1 Tyrese Haliburton
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Portland Trail Blazers 1 Damian Lillard
Toronto Raptors 1 Pascal Siakam
Utah Jazz 1 Lauri Markkanen

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Not Your Father's Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of six teams in 2K24 that consist of three players with an 85 overall rating or higher. They join the Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Golden State Warriors. There are 11 teams, each of which features a duo with a rating of 85 or higher, while there are eight teams with only one star player rated 85 or more. Stick with for the Cleveland Cavaliers odds heading into this upcoming season.

The Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs, Detroit Pistons, and Orlando Magic are the only teams without a “star” player. The Cavs are ranked as the 11th-best team in 2K with a roster rating of 82, tied with five other teams: the Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks, New Orleans Pelicans, and Philadelphia 76ers. The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers share the highest overall roster rating at 84. If the team’s rating is indicative of their potential performance, the Cavs seem to be in a promising position.

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Felix Veletanga is an experienced reporter who has covered local news, politics, and sports in Northern New Jersey, and now lends his expertise to the Ohio sports betting market. He previously covered the Saint Peter’s men’s basketball team’s 2022 NCAA Cinderella run for HudPost. Felix specializes in combat fighting and soccer betting analysis with a focus on the Premier League.

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