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"NBA 2K16," 2K's popular basketball simulation video game, received a new roster update listing some of the changes in player ratings on May 5.

Operation Sports shared the updated roster, which will see San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard move up by one point gaining an overall rating of 94.

Athletes like Goran Dragic and Luol Deng of Miami Heat, Klay Thompson of Golden State Warriors and J.R. Smith of Cleveland Cavaliers have moved up by one point in their overall player ratings. Other athletes like LaMarcus Aldridge of San Antonio Spurs, Kyrie Irving of Cleveland Cavaliers, Paul Millsap and Dennis Schroder of Atlanta Hawks received two points on their player ratings.

Al-Farouq Aminu of Portland Trail Blazers moved up three points to an overall player rating of 79.

Meanwhile, Hassan Whiteside of Miami Heat, C.J. McCollum of Portland Trail Blazers, Jeff Teague of Atlanta Hawks and Harrison Barnes of Golden State Warriors were moved down by one point, thus lowering their overall player ratings. Athletes like Kyle Lowry of Toronto Raptors went down by two points. Al Horford of Atlanta Hawks and Tony Parker of San Antonio Spurs went down by three points.

Going Up

  • Kawhi Leonard +1 (94)
  • Klay Thompson +1 (90)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge +2 (89)
  • Kyrie Irving +2 (88)
  • Paul Millsap +2 (87)
  • Goran Dragic +1 (80)
  • Luol Deng +1 (80)
  • Al-Farouq Aminu +3 (79)
  • Dennis Schroder +2 (79)
  • J.R. Smith +1 (77)

Going Down

  • Hassan Whiteside -1 (86)
  • Kyle Lowry -2 (86)
  • C.J. McCollum -1 (83)
  • Al Horford -3 (80)
  • Jeff Teague -1 (79)
  • Tony Parker -3 (79)
  • Harrison Barnes -1 (78)

The report noted that the roster update also includes changes in accessory and team colours. Those interested in the full list can check it here.

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