The four most underrated players on NBA 2k17

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Andrew Wiggins - 82

The forward is part of a fast-improving Minnesota Timberwolves franchise who are tipped to have a huge year next season. 

Having just finished his sophomore season, the 2014 number one draft pick is already becoming a reliable scorer for the Western Conference organisation. 

At 82, there is certainly an argument that Wiggins deserves a higher rating. He dropped 20.7 points per game last season on 45.9 percent shooting, along with 3.6 rebounds.

Given Karl-Anthony Towns' 88 rating, Wiggins could easily have found himself at an 84-85 to start the campaign. As it stands, he is level with Avery Bradley.

Kristaps Porzingis - 80

He came second in the race for Rookie of the Year, although Towns was the outright winner by a long way, but Kristaps Porzingis certainly deserved better from 2k. 

The Latvian was one of few bright sparks for the New York Knicks last season as they missed out on the playoffs one again. He averaged 14.3 points - shooting 42.1 percent - had 7.3 rebounds and 1.9 blocks. 

However, despite his highly impressive season, he is only one rating point ahead of D'Angelo Russell, who had an up and down rookie year for the L.A. Lakers. Ben Simmons is also just one back from Kristaps.

Isaiah Thomas - 85

The Boston Celtics point guard really has found his home in Beantown. Since joining the franchise in 2015, head coach Brad Stevens has trusted him with moving the organisation forward.

His performances culminated with a spot on the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the weekend in Toronto, and for that reason, he can feel hard done by to only be on 85. 

Thomas believes his rating is low, and we'd have to agree. Having shot 42.8 percent for his 22.2 points a night, while also providing 6.2 assists, the guard could've started around 88. Although Kyrie Irving's 89 shows there are few low ratings at the one spot.

C.J. McCollum - 83

The Most Improved Player has seen his rating skyrocket on NBA2k since his breakout season began in 2015 and you'd expect him to be much higher than 83 next year. 

Alongside Damian Lillard, he makes up half of the second best backcourt in the NBA and he was lights out at times during the previous campaign.

He shot 44.8 percent from the field and 40.8 percent from behind the three throw line for his 20.8 points per night. He easily, much like Wiggins, could've started around 85 this year.

Minnesota Timberwolves
Northwest Division
Western Conference
CJ McCollum
Portland Trail Blazers
New York Knicks
Atlantic Division
Eastern Conference
Kristaps Porzingis
Andrew Wiggins
Boston Celtics
Isaiah Thomas

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