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Washington Wizards players take to social media to react to NBA 2k18 ratings

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The ratings for the new NBA 2k18 video game are slowly being rolled out by the creators and, as usual, they're getting mixed reactions from players across the league. 

It's safe to say two things about players and their 2K ratings; they feel they should be higher and they believe it'll increase during the season. 

The 2K franchise has created an annual social media sensation by tweeting out players' ratings one-by-one in the weeks leading up to the release.

Luckily for us, with many NBA players on social media, they react immediately and debates begin to ensue. 

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was one player who reacted badly to his rating of 86. He expected to be "at least 95" because according to him, "there's basically no way to rate me."

New Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Paul George also expected to be higher than his 91 rating as he held his own against LeBron James in the playoffs last year. 

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Players like DeMar DeRozan (89) and Karl-Anthony Towns (91) were fairly happy with their ratings on the game. 

With the latest set released by 2K, the Washington Wizards have offered their reactions and it follows the same pattern. 

All-Star point guard John Wall was not happy with a rating of 90, tweeting "U a joke !!" to Ronnie 2k - NBA 2K digital marketing director Ronnie Sing.

Ronnie replied to Wall and tried to make things better by telling him that his rating goes up over the course of the season like it did last year, but he messed up on the actual number. 

The dynamic guard's backcourt partner Bradley Beal, on the other hand, was quite pleased with his 87 rating, tweeting "looks good to me!"

Their reactions were enough to get other Wizards players involved and it prompted Polish big man Marcin Gortat to enquire about his rating as he's never played the game. 

In typical social media fashion, this generated some funny responses and suggestions from fans, some of which Gortat replied to. 

Kelly Oubre Jr. also took to Twitter but wanted to state that he's not interested in his 2K rating as it's "always weak" and will only ask for it when he proves himself in the league. 

If you didn't know already, this is a big deal to players despite it just being a video game which shows just how popular the franchise has become. 

It'll be interesting to see the reactions of the remaining stars across the league such as LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry. 

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