“I haven’t played a real NBA game since early February so it has given me a lot of time to work on things,” Giddey said.
“Having Chip now at the Thunder got me really excited – he’s one of the best in the business and working with him every day will be a massive benefit for me.”
Basketball Australia has signed a deal with the game to have a Boomers jersey available for people’s virtual players to wear in the MyPlayer version of the game.
Many NBA players urge the NBA 2K programmers to boost their player rating but Giddey said he was staying humble after jumping from 72 [99 is the highest rating] last year to 82 in this year’s game, making him the second-highest Australian behind Ben Simmons on 83.
But he agreed with those who were angry Boomers star Patty Mills had his rating dropped to 72 from 75 last year.
“I might have to make a few calls, that is low for…