NBA 2K20: The Fastest players on 2K's latest game


Athleticism is a huge factor in basketball. A player's ability to get from one side of the court to the other can often be the difference between conceding and scoring the vital extra points that take you to victory.

Over the years players of different sizes have entered and departed from the league but one thing that has increased over time is the speed of which the game is played.

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RealSport have compiled a list of the fastest players on NBA 2K20...

Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls ('10-'11)

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Speed: 99

Prior to his career crippling injury, D Rose was the hottest prospect since LeBron James. 

His athleticism was second to none, he was an unstoppable force bringing hope back to a high expectations Chicago fanbase.

Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs ('04-'05)

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Speed: 99

The only international player to break the top seven is the Frenchman Tony Parker. 

Not only was he vital organ in the Spurs dynasty, he also breezed past his opponents with ease finishing up with a neat lay up at the end.

Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder ('11-'12)

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Speed: 99

Mr. Triple Double himself reached the play-off finals in 2012 against a prime LeBron James and the Miami Heat. To his dismay, he failed to win the championship and has not been back ever since.

Despite this failure year upon year, Russ is still the most explosive player in the NBA. Period. 

LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers ('15-'16)

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Speed: 97

Never forget the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA finals. All thanks to this LeBron James. Kyrie Irving and LeBron were fast-paced players that stopped possibly the greatest team of all time from winning back in 2016.

Even at the ripe old age of 31 LeBron was still one of the fastest players in the league.

Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat ('05-'06)

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Speed: 97

Dwyane Wade recently retired and will enter the Hall-of-Fame in the coming years.

His partnership with a more experienced Shaquille O'Neal was partly the reason why they won the NBA Championship back in 2006.

A prime D-Wade was a problem and few players could really guard him causing him to lift the trophy at the end of the season.

Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers ('00-'01)

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Speed: 97

The streets will never forget AI. The Answer had Michael Jordan on the other side of the world when he crossed him over and pulled up for that infamous jump shot.

The man was a machine and is recognized as the greatest 76er to play basketball.

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De'Aaron Fox, Sacramento Kings

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Speed: 97

The only current player to make the top seven is none other than De'Aaron Fox. His short time in the NBA has not gone unnoticed.  

At his young age he is already been compared to the likes of Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard. The sky really is the limit for this young man.

Here is the top 20 fastest players on NBA 2K20:

Name
Position
Team
Speed
Derrick Rose
PG
'10-'11 Bulls
99
Tony Parker
PG
'04-'05 Spurs
99
Russell Westbrook
PG
'11-'12 Thunder
99
LeBron James
SF
'15-'16 Cavaliers
97
Dwyane Wade
SG
'05-'06 Heat
97
Allen Iverson
SG
'00-'01 76ers
97
De'Aaron Fox
PG
Sacramento Kings
97
Leandro Barbosa
PG
'04-'05 Suns
97
Russell Westbrook
PG
Houston Rockets
96
Donovan Mitchell
SG
Utah Jazz
96
Josh Okogie
SG
Minnesota Timberwolves
96
Zhaire Smith
SG
Philadelphia 76ers
95
LeBron James
SF
'06-'07 Cavaliers
94
Jason Kidd
PG
'01-'02 Nets
94
Allen Iverson
SG
'07-'08 Nuggets
94
Jason Richardson
SG
'06-'07 Warriors
94
Derrick White
PG
San Antonio Spurs
94
Lonnie Walker IV
SG
San Antonio Spurs
94
Ben Simmons
PG
Philadelphia 76ers
93
Melvin Frazier Jr.
SG
Orlando Magic
93

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