Top 5 Young Stars
These are some of the best young players to plant and grow your squad around in NBA 2K22‘s MyGM and MyLEAGUE modes. This guide contains our top five young NBA stars’ choices.
21 years old
Zion Williamson finished his rookie season averaging 22.5 points on 58.3 percent shooting from the floor, 6.3 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game. He ranked first among all rookies in points per game, second in rebounds per game, and first in offensive rebounds per game. He became the first rookie since Michael Jordan to post 16 20-point games within their first 20 contests while also logging the highest scoring average through his first 24 career NBA games since Jordan in 1983.
22 years old
He played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners. Young became the only player to ever lead the NCAA in both points and assists in a single season. He was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2018 NBA Draft with the fifth pick but was soon traded to the Atlanta Hawks, along with a future first-round pick, for the draft rights to 3rd pick Luka Dončić. He currently stands at 6 feet 2 inches with a balanced weight of 82 kg. Because Trae is still young, we may not conclude his final height as he still has the tendencies to grow and increase in his body measurements.
22 Years Old
Luka Doncic is a Slovenian expert b-ball player who rose to fame in the blink of an eye and plays in the NBA from Dallas Mavericks. He was born on 28th February 1999 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and his dad Sasa Doncic is a previous ballplayer. He was likewise the most youthful b-ball player throughout the entire existence of the Spanish title to score a twofold and was cast a ballot the best player of the round. Exactly at 17 years old, his name was remembered for the All-Tournament Team since his triumphant play for Real Madrid to secure EuroLeague.
24 years old
This shooting guard from Elmsford, New York, was born on September 7th, 1996. In high school, he played basketball and baseball as well. The player showed slam dunk skills already in high school and made basketball his focus. This youngster got more attention from college basketball recruiters, thanks to his abilities. As a freshman, the player had a slow start at the University of Louisville, but in the seasons that followed, he increased his stats and averages significantly. Drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the 2017 NBA draft as the 13th overall pick in Round 1, he was immediately traded to the Utah Jazz on draft night. During his rookie season, the shooting guard was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team and, as a slam-dunker at heart, won the 2018 Slam Dunk Contest. He is incredibly fast with the ball and has good control over it. He doesn’t hesitate to dunk or score over a significantly higher center player. This shooting guard set the Utah Jazz scoring record for a rookie and became the first NBA rookie to score 40 points in a game since 2011. The player has a bright future in the NBA.
23 years old
Jayson Christopher Tatum (born March 3, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Tatum attended his hometown Chaminade College Preparatory School, where he was rated a five-star recruit and regarded as one of the top players in the Class of 2016 by most recruiting services. After a one-and-done 2016–17 season with Duke, Tatum entered the 2017 NBA draft, where he was selected with the third overall pick by the Boston Celtics.