Today, EA released an NBA Live 16 roster update. Let’s go ahead and take a look at the some of the changes we can expect.

There have been a few changes in the top positions of the roster.

Top 5 Players:

  1. Steph Curry – OVR 96 (+1) – His 3-point shot, Contested Shot, and Shot Off Dribble are all rated 99.
  2. Kawhi Leonard – OVR 94 (no change)
  3. Russell Westbrook – OVR 93 (+1)
  4. LeBron James – OVR 92 (-2) – His shooting has struggled in all areas.
  5. Chris Paul – OVR 91 (no change)

 

Steph Curry has impressive ratings of 99 in his Contested Shot, Shot Off Dribble and 3-point shot. LeBron James’ shooting has been off. Also, DeMarcus Cousins, Kevin Durant and James Harden tie with OVR 91.

There are also changes to the gear:

Jimmer Fredette – Add full black leggings. Medium socks. Shoes: UA Micro G low

Phil Pressey – Remove wristband. Shoes: Nike Hyperquickness team

Tobias Harris – Medium socks

Anderson Varejao – Full leggings.

Josh McRoberts – Remove high wristband.

Amar’e Stoudemire – Remove leggings. Add right knee brace. Add left finger black tape.

Andrew Bogut – Medium socks

Steph Curry – Switch leggings to team colorway (not always white)

Jahlil Okafor – Medium low socks

Kevin Durant – Medium loose socks

Deron Williams – Add padded leggings. Left finger black tape.

Ish Smith – Medium loose socks. Shoes: Hyperdunks

Robert Covington – Add rubber bands to L & R. Add shooting sleeves to both. Add 3/4 leggings. Medium loose socks.

Marcus Morris – Shoes: Nike Foamposite Red

Andre Drummond – Shoes: Jordan Retro II

Robin Lopez – Switched left knee pad (to fix clipping issue)

Danilo Gallinari – Switched knee pads (to fix clipping issue). Add left shooting sleeve.

Jimmy Butler – Updated calf pads.

Mike Dunleavy Jr. – Shoes: Kobe X team

JR Smith – Shoes: Kobe X team

Avery Bradley – Shoes: Adidas D Rose 6 team

Kyle Korver – Shoes: Kobe X team

Jeremy Lamb – Shoes: Kyrie 1 team

Arron Afflalo – Switch arm sleeve to team

Derrick Williams – Remove arm sleeve. Add 3/4 leggings.

Chandler Parsons – Switch leg sleeve to team

Andre Drummond – Remove arm sleeve

Dwight Howard – Added sleeves (no pad), updated knee pads.

Archie Goodwin – Shoes: Nike Hyper Rev

Gerald Henderson – Remove calf pad.

Markieff Morris – Shoes: Nike Foamposite stealth

 

You can view more changes at EA’s site. What do you think of the changes? Sound off in the comments below!

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