Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey had to do a double take when the Australian player ratings for the latest NBA 2K game were released.
Not because he disagreed with his own rating. The 19-year-old’s breakout rookie season saw him go from a rating of 75 in last year’s game to 82 — just one behind Ben Simmons.
Rather, it was the rating of 72 for Boomers hero Patty Mills that had Giddey scratching his head.
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“I had to triple-check and make sure I was reading that correctly,” Giddey told foxsports.com.au on Thursday, speaking about the release of the new game.
“That’s 72 was a bit weird to me.”
Mills was lighting it up for the Nets at the start of last season, becoming the first player ever to start a season shooting a perfect 10…