Despite the organization’s youth, the WNBA has produced some fantastic talent over the years. From Lisa Leslie to Maya Moore, all-time greats have graced the hardwood. The WNBA made its debut in NBA 2K20 and will be making its return in NBA 2K22. Here are the top five rated WNBA players this year.
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NBA 2K22 Top Five WNBA Players
1. Breanna Stewart (95 Ovr)
Breanna Stewart has an accomplished resume. She is a four-time NCAA champion, two-time WNBA champion, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, capturing her second gold medal in Tokyo. Despite coming off an Achilles injury, Stewart was able to capture her second championship averaging 25 points per game during the playoffs.
2. A’ja Wilson (94 Ovr)
A’ja Wilson of the Las Vegas Aces is the reigning WNBA MVP. She is a three-time all-star and was the league leader in blocks. Similar to Stewart, Wilson captured gold in Tokyo as part of the 2020 Olympic team. In addition, the South Carolina native has an NCAA Championship credit to her name.
3. Jonquel Jones (94 Ovr)
Jonquel Jones is one of the best defensive players in the WNBA. In 2019 alone, Jones led the league in blocks and rebounds en route to an all-defensive first-team selection. The Connecticut Sun power-forward/ center is a three-time all-star deserving of the 94 overall. Though she chose to forgo the 2020 WNBA season, Jones’s presence remains felt.
4. Candace Parker (93 Ovr)
Candace Parker is an all-time great. Her professional career began in 2008 and since then she has consistently been one of the league’s best players. The W cover athlete for NBA 2K22 is a two-time MVP, a champion, and added a defensive player of the year trophy to her list of accomplishments. She made the move to Chicago, and so far, its proved to be a beneficial move.
5. Brittney Griner (92 Ovr)
The Phoenix Mercury star has a hall of fame-worthy career. She is a seven-time all-star, won a championship in her second season, two-time defensive player of the year, and scoring champion. She is also a seven-time blocks leader. Griner will go down in history as one of the best to ever do it.
Let us know down below if NBA 2K22 got it right. Who do you think is missing from the list?