Heat’s Duncan Robinson Opens up on Poor Three-Point Rating in NBA 2K in His Rookie Season

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Last season, Miami Heat’s fairytale playoff run ended with them being the runner-ups for the NBA title. While Jimmy Butler was clearly the leader for the team, a complete team effort made that run possible. Among those teammates, Duncan Robinson perfectly played the role of a sharpshooter for the Heat.

Following his sensational performances in the postseason, Robinson made a name for himself as one of the best shooters in the league. He has carried that form into this season as he is shooting 38.9% from beyond the arc.

Robinson has always been a good shooter of the ball. Apparently NBA 2K didn’t realize his abilities as when he made the debut in the game, he was rated very low.

Did Duncan Robinson have a bad three-point rating in NBA 2K during his rookie season?

Jan 6, 2021; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat forward Duncan Robinson (55) attempts a three point shot on Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) during the second half at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Duncan Robinson recently joined “The Long Shot” podcast for an interview with popular NBA 2K streamer KOT4Q, where he was asked his views about his poor three-point shooting rating in the game. The conversation went like this:

I went to look at 2K’s version of your [Duncan Robinson] rookie season,” said KOT4Q. “He’s the worst player in the entire game and your three-point rating was like a 65. Like, did you watch any college film? Did you go over G-league stats? Like how it’s a 65 three, it doesn’t make sense.”

Prior to making it to the NBA, Duncan spent some time in the G-league. But as KOT4Q pointed out, it appears as if the game developers ignored his stats there and handed him a generic three-point rating.

Well, it’s also like if I’m a 65 three, why am I in the game at all? Like I wouldn’t be in the game if I was a 65 three,” replied Duncan.

At least the game has fixed the Heat guard’s ratings in the latest game. He now has an 86 three-point rating, which is outstanding for any NBA player. What are your thoughts on Robinson’s NBA 2K rating? Let us know your views in the comments section down below.

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