With the NBA Playoffs 2K MT currently underway, 2K Games uses NBA 2K23 to model the teams in the Playoffs and predict which two teams will play in the final. The NBA Playoffs are underway where 16 teams will compete against each other in a best-of-7 tournament to decide who will become the 2023 NBA Champion. In the world of video games, 2K Games attempts to predict the NBA Final, using NBA 2K23 to simulate the entire tournament, much as they did with NBA 2K21.

The simulation is built using it’s NBA Playoffs mode and entering every team in the appropriate positions so that they accurately reflect the actual structure. NBA 2K23 runs the games with an automated system that plays each round of the playoff in order to determine the winner of each one and then moving on to the next round.

The first round featured a handful of unexpected surprises as the teams with power took on their opponents easily. The games that featured teams lower in the rankings were thrilling and particularly the Mavericks and Jazz duo, who played all seven games, in spite of the lack of NBA 2K23 cover player Luka Doncic in the first game and two.

Perhaps the biggest surprise is the seventh-seed Brooklyn Nets defeating the second-seed Boston Celtics in six games in part because the Celtics are in a 2-0 lead in the first round. The only one that’s the closest to becoming a reality is the Philadelphia Sixers, who beat in the series against the Toronto Raptors, as the series is currently 3-0 in Philadelphia’s favorable direction.

The second game of the round saw the Phoenix Suns takedown Doncic and the Mavericks in six games while the Grizzlies beat the Warriors in just six games. The 76ers have continued to prove their dominance in the postseason thanks to Ja Morant, who is one of the best point guards in NBA 2K23. The 76ers defeated their opponents the Miami Heat in five games. The Bucks surpass the Nets in an exciting seven-game series, the setting for an exciting pair of Conference Finals.

The first-seed Suns move on Buy 2K MT onto the NBA Final by eliminating the second-seed Grizzlies in just six games, which ended their amazing season. Devin Booker will have likely been a factor in the Suns amazing postseason success, given that he’s the second-highest scoring guard on NBA 2K23 being ranked second only to James Harden.