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NBA 2K16, 2K's popular basketball simulation video game, has received roster update that has listed some of the changes that have been made so far as of 8 January.

The new list from Operation Sports sees a rise in rankings of players like Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant to 93 and Kobe Bryant (78) of Los Angeles Lakers, Draymond Green of Golden State Warriors gets two points and moves to 89, as do Jimmy Butler (88) of Chicago Bulls and Kemba Walker (83) of Charlotte Hornets.

The list also revealed San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncun (83) and Memphis Grizzlies' Mark Gasol (82) losing two points. Other players who lost a point and thus are going down the ranking list are Portland Trail Blazers' C.J. McCollum (82), Sacramento Kings' Rudy Gay -1 (81) and Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins (80).

The report noted that the roster update also includes changes in accessory and team colours.

Those interested in the full list can check here.

Going Up

  • Kevin Durant +1 (93)
  • John Wall +1 (90)
  • Draymond Green +2 (89)
  • Chris Paul +1 (89)
  • Andre Drummond +1 (88)
  • DeMarcus Cousins +1 (88)
  • Jimmy Butler +2 (88)
  • Carmelo Anthony +1 (87)
  • Dwyane Wade +1 (86)
  • DeMar DeRozan +1 (86)
  • Pau Gasol +1 (86)
  • Chris Bosh +1 (85)
  • Nikola Vucevic +1 (84)
  • Reggie Jackson +1 (84)
  • Karl-Anthony Towns +1 (83)
  • Kemba Walker +2 (83)
  • Gordon Hayward +1 (82)
  • Avery Bradley +1 (81)
  • Manu Ginobili +1 (81)
  • J.J. Redick +1 (80)
  • Kobe Bryant +1 (78)

Going Down

  • Tim Duncan -2 (83)
  • C.J. McCollum -1 (82)
  • Marc Gasol -2 (82)
  • Rudy Gay -1 (81)
  • Andrew Wiggins -1 (80)

Operation Sports had also shared another NBA 2K16 roster update for 7 January that saw the likes of San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (92), Houston Rockets' James Harden (90), Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside (84), Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns (82), Serge Ibaka (81) of Oklahoma City Thunder and others moving up by one point.

Other players like Draymond Green (87), C.J. McCollum (83), Nikola Vucevic (83), Rudy Gay (82) and Kenneth Faried (81) saw their raking rise by two points.

Athletes like New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis (90), Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (89), Indiana Pacers' Paul George (89), Spurs' Tim Duncun (85) and others are going down in the ranking.

Below is the list:

Going Up

  • Kawhi Leonard +1 (92)
  • James Harden +1 (90)
  • Draymond Green +2 (87)
  • Paul Milsap +1 (85)
  • Hassan Whiteside +1 (84)
  • C.J. McCollum +2 (83)
  • Nikola Vucevic +2 (83)
  • Rudy Gay +2 (82)
  • Karl-Anthony Towns +1 (82)
  • Zach Randolph +1 (82)
  • Enes Kanter +1 (81)
  • Nicolas Batum +1 (81)
  • Serge Ibaka +1 (81)
  • Kenneth Faried +2 (81)

Going Down

  • Anthony Davis -1 (90)
  • Blake Griffin -1 (89)
  • Paul George -2 (89)
  • DeMarcus Cousins -1 (87)
  • Derrick Favors -1 (85)
  • Dirk Nowitzki -1 (85)
  • Dwyane Wade -1 (85)
  • Tim Duncan -1 (85)
  • Chris Bosh -1 (84)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge -1 (84)
  • Pau Gasol -1 (84)
  • Al Horford -1 (82)
  • Dwight Howard -1 (82)
  • Jeff Teague -1 (82)
  • Al Jefferson -1 (81)

Readers interested in detailed breakdown can check here.

Updated list of Top five players

The updated list of top five players has also been shared:

  • Stephen Curry (95)
  • LeBron James (94)
  • Kawhi Leonard (92)
  • Russell Westbrook (91)
  • Anthony Davis (90)
  • Kevin Durant (90)
  • James Harden (90) 
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