Which Young Players Should Be Traded In NBA 2K23 Franchise Mode?

There are many modes for players to choose from after NBA 2K23, and if you want to build a team of your own, then you should try the Franchise mode in NBA 2K23. One of the ways to build the best team in this mode is to acquire some of the best players in the league.

When accepting trade offers, you must consider many factors, such as the available trade pieces you have, your team’s salary cap space, and the overall rating, contract, and value of the targeted player. Therefore, an effective way to create a championship-caliber team is to look for young stars around whom you can build or with whom you can complement your existing stars. Of course, the prerequisite for all this is that you have a large number of cheap NBA 2K23 MT so that we can trade these players.

Player Selection Criteria

First of all, when we say “young players”, it means that they must meet certain age requirements. These days, most experts consider the NBA’s youngest players to be those under the age of 25.

The next criterion we use to measure players on this list is their overall rating. But keep in mind that a player’s rating is not always an accurate representation of how great he is. Most importantly, ratings are updated frequently.

Given all of this, the players discussed in this list are those with an overall rating of at least 80.

If there are other names worth considering that have not reached the milestone, it is only because they have a potential rating above 90. attribute potential determines how much a player may develop in terms of attributes and skills after playing a full season.

List of Best Young Players

In a League of Their Own

  • Luka Doncic
  • Ja Morant
  • Jayson Tatum
  • Zion Williamson
  • Trae Young

Up-and-Coming Stars

  • LaMelo Ball
  • Scottie Barnes
  • Cade Cunningham
  • Anthony Edwards
  • Darius Garland
  • Evan Mobley


  • Paolo Banchero
  • Chet Holmgren
  • Bennedict Mathurin
  • Jabari Smith Jr.