NBA 2K18 is finally here, and that can only mean one thing: the NBA regular season is coming. Around this time last year, we simulated the 2016-17 season in NBA 2K17, and that was chaotic, to say the least. It was so insane that it prompted us to put a plethora of other topics to the NBA 2K test.
We simulated the rest of LeBron James’ career. We simulated the future of the Pelicans with Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. We even simulated the future of the Golden State Warriors‘ super team to see what the NBA 2K gods were predicting. Can NBA 2K18 match NBA 2K17‘s insanity? Only one way to find out.
Without further ado, here’s our official one-take simulation of the 2017-18 NBA season in NBA 2K18.
2017-18 NBA All-Star Game
We’ll pick up our simulation at the All-Star break to give you NBA 2K18‘s All-Star predictions. I feel compelled to put a disclaimer here right from the jump. This is NBA 2K18‘s work, not mine. Don’t shoot the messenger.
The Western Conference won the All-Star game, but the outcome of this exhibition never matters. The interesting details here are of NBA 2K18‘s All-Star predictions. Nikola Jokic! Nikola Vučević! Jeremy Lin! Nicolas Batum! Sure, let’s get weird.
2017-18 NBA Regular Season Standings
OK! Among the many shocking records here, we’ve got the Celtics coming in at 41-41, and both the 76ers and Timberwolves finally making the playoffs. I won’t speak to how realistic those predictions are, but they would be quite interesting. On the other end of the spectrum, we’re so sorry, Atlanta Hawks fans.