Go the digital Knicks!

Mid-August. That beautiful time of the year when there’s so little going on in the basketball world that some of the most provocative content is when video game series NBA 2K releases player ratings and renderings.

As an avid 2K player myself, I thought it would be fun to speculate about what the Knicks might be rated in this season’s NBA 2K18. And I’m joined by none other than Stingy himself, Jonathan Schulman, to do just that!

So the first, most obvious Knick has actually already had his rating revealed—Kristaps Porzingis will start the year as an 86 overall:

NY NY! #NBA2K18 has got me looking good this year #2KFirstLook. Pre-order yours https://t.co/uvveTdzsif pic.twitter.com/cY73i85DoE

— Kristaps Porzingis (@kporzee) August 5, 2017

Not bad! It also looks like they fixed his hair, proving that Christmas miracles do really exist:

With Christmas upon us, let’s imagine Santa appeared and said, “Kristaps, my boy, you can have one gift for Christmas — anything in the world.” What would you ask for?
A championship ring.

And if Santa said, “Sorry, dude, I don’t do miracles?
[Laughs] Then I’d ask Santa to change my hair on NBA 2K. It’s

Continue reading at Predicting the Knicks’ NBA 2K18 ratings, pt. 1: The Bigs or visit Posting and Toasting for more related articles.