NBA 2K20 uses attributes, among other things, to emulate player skill. Who stands among the best in each category?

Figures and player positions come from the November 19, 2020 roster update and ignores numbers decreased by injuries. This article only covers players on NBA rosters and in the free agent pool, as classic players will be covered in future articles.

Overall Rating: 97

Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers)
LeBron James (SF, Lakers)

Inside Scoring/Finishing

Standing Dunk: 98
Blake Griffin (PF, Pistons, 88 overall)

Driving Dunk: 97
Zion Williamson (PF, Pelicans, 81)

Driving Layup: 98
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)
Giannis Antetokounmpo (SF, Bucks, 96)
James Harden (SG, Rockets, 96)

Close Shot: 98
Kevin Durant (SF, Nets, 96)
DeAndre Ayton (C, Suns, 83)
Aron Baynes (C, Suns,78)
Jon Leuer (PF, Free Agent, 72)

Post Control: 95
Joel Embiid (C, 76ers, 92)

Post Hook: 95
DeMarcus Cousins (C, Lakers, 81)

Post Fade: 94
DeMarcus Cousins (C, Lakers, 81)

Draw Foul: 98
James Harden (SG, Rockets, 96)

Outside Scoring

Free Throw: 95
Malcolm Brogdon (PG, Pacers, 86)

Mid-Range Shot: 98
Kevin Durant (SF, Nets, 96)

Three-Point Shot: 99
Stephen Curry (PG, Warriors, 95)

Shot IQ: 98
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)
Giannis Antetokounmpo (PF, Bucks, 96)
James Harden (SG, Rockets, 96)
Stephen Curry (PG, Warriors, 95)
Joel Embiid (C, 76ers, 92)
Damian Lillard (PG, Trail Blazers, 92)
Russell Westbrook (PG, Rockets, 90)
Karl-Anthony Towns (C, Timberwolves, 90)
Kemba Walker (PG, Celtics, 88)
Blake Griffin (PF, Pistons, 88)
Ben Simmons (PG, 76ers, 87)
Kristaps Porzingis (PF, Mavericks, 87)
Victor Oladipo (SG, Pacers, 87)
Pascal Siakam (PF, Raptors, 87)
Devin Booker (SG, Suns, 87)
Bradley Beal (SG, Wizards, 87)
Tobias Harris (SF, 76ers, 86)
Malcolm Brogdon (PG, Pacers, 86)
Montrezl Harrell (C, Clippers, 85)
Nikola Vucevic (C, Magic, 84)
Jamal Muray (PG, Nuggets, 84)
Derrick Rose (PG, Pistons, 84)
Bojan Bogdanovic (PF, Jazz, 83)
Myles Turner (C, Pacers, 82)
Danilo Gallinari (PF, Thunder, 82)
Spencer Dinwiddie (PG, Nets, 80)

Playmaking

Ball Handling: 99
Kyrie Irving (PG, Nets, 92)

Speed with Ball: 97
De’Aaron Fox (PG, Kings, 85)

Passing Accuracy: 94
Damian Lillard (PG, Trail Blazers, 92)

Passing IQ: 98
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)
James Harden (SG, Rockets, 96)

Passing Vision: 97
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)

Hands: 98
Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers, 97)
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)
James Harden (PG, Rockets, 96)
Luka Doncic (SG, Mavericks, 90)
Russell Westbrook (PG, Rockets, 90)
Karl-Anthony Towns (C, Timberwolves, 90)
Blake Griffin (PF, Pistons, 88)
Ben Simmons (PG, 76ers, 87)
Draymond Green (PF, Warriors, 86)

Offensive Consistency: 99
James Harden (SG, Rockets, 96)

Defense/Rebounding

Defensive Consistency: 98
Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers, 97)

Offensive Rebounding: 98
Enes Kanter (C, Celtics, 80)
Willy Hernangomez (C, Hornets, 76)

Defensive Rebounding: 98
Andre Drummond (C, Pistons, 89)
DeAndre Jordan (C, Nets, 81)
Hassan Whiteside (C, Trail Blazers, 81)
Pau Gasol (C, Trail Blazers, 75)

Interior Defense: 96
Rudy Gobert (C, Jazz, 86)

Block: 98
Mitchell Robinson (C, Knicks, 80)

Perimeter Defense: 97
Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers, 97)

Steal: 96
Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers, 97)

Lateral Quickness: 97
Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers, 97)

Help Defense IQ: 97
Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers, 97)
Rudy Gobert (C, Jazz, 86)

Pass Perception: 97
Kawhi Leonard (SF, Clippers, 97)
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)

Athleticism

Speed: 97
De’Aaron Fox (PG, Kings, 85)

Acceleration: 97
De’Aaron Fox (PG, Kings, 86)

Strength: 97
Andre Drummond (C, Pistons, 89)

Vertical: 99
Zion Williamson (PF, Pelicans, 81)

Stamina: 99
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)

Miscellaneous

Hustle: 98
Stephen Curry (PG, Warriors, 95)
Russell Westbrook (PG, Rockets, 90)
Andre Drummond (C, Pistons, 89)
Blake Griffin (PF, Pistons, 88)
Draymond Green (PF, Warriors, 86)
Montrezl Harrell (C, Clippers, 85)
Matthew Dellavedova (PF, Cavaliers, 72)

Overall Durability: 98
Damian Lillard (PG, Trail Blazers, 92)

Potential: 99
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)

Intangibles: 98
LeBron James (SF, Lakers, 97)
Giannis Antetokounmpo (PF, Bucks, 96)
Kevin Durant (SF, Nets, 96)
James Harden (SG, Rockets, 96)
Joel Embiid (C, 76ers, 92)
Damian Lillard (PG, Trail Blazers, 92)
Luka Doncic (SG, Mavericks, 90)
Karl-Anthony Towns (C, Timberwolves, 90)
Nikola Jokic (C, Nuggets, 89)
Kemba Walker (PG, Celtics, 88)
Blake Griffin (PF, Pistons, 88)
Ben Simmons (PG, 76ers, 87)
Bradley Beal (SG, Wizards, 87)
Malcolm Brogdon (PG, Pacers, 86)
Kyle Lowry (PG, Raptors, 86)
C.J. McCollum (SG, Trail Blazers, 86)
D’Angelo Russell (PG, Warriors, 85)
Zach LaVine (SG, Bulls, 84)
Nikola Vucevic (C, Magic, 84)
Jamal Murray (PG, Nuggets, 84)
Buddy Hield (SG, Kings, 82)
Myles Turner (C, Pacers, 82)
Spencer Dinwiddie (PG, Nets, 80)
Serge Ibaka (C, Raptors, 80)
Terry Rozier III (PG, Hornets, 79)
Bobby Portis (C, Knicks, 78)
Eric Gordon (SG, Rockets, 77)
Kevon Looney (C, Warriors, 77)
Gorgui Dieng (C, Timberwolves, 76)
Damian Jones (C, Hawks, 75)
Alex Len (C, Hawks, 75)
Rodions Kurucs (PF, Nets, 75)
Shaun Livingston (PG, Warriors, 75)
Kalin Lucas (PG, Pistons, 66)

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