"The Greek Freak" Giannis Antetokounmpo is an incredibly talented player with ability both offensively and defensively. Antetokounmpo is one of only three players to receive the Most Valuable Player award as well as the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award within the same year (2020) NBA 2K23 MT.

The 27-year old's defensive abilities are exceptional, like his 91 Interior Defence, 92 Defensive Rebounding, and 80 Block. These make him an absolute king on the defensive boards , while having the ability to take shots like flying flies. He also boasts 16 Defence and Rebounding badges including Gold Clamps and Gold Chase Down Artist, and Gold Anchor. The seven-footer poses a challenge for any offensive player to tackle and isn't easily pushed around with this Gold Brick Wall badge. The most impressive defensive statistics include the 96 Interior Defence, 93 Defensive Rebounding, and his 78 Block. He also holds six badges for Defence and Rebounding including Gold Anchor, Gold Boxout Beast and Gold Post Lockdown. This makes him an extremely powerful defender in the paint.

Draymond Green has been awarded 4 NBA Championships and was named as a member of the All-NBA Defensive team on seven occasions. He also was awarded NBA Defensive Player of the Year . He was also the league's top scorer in steals between 2016 and 2017. The multi-time winner, who was weakened in comparison to his peak was able to prove his worth again for Golden State as they won another title thanks in part to his leadership and defensive skills.

Green is an impressive defensive skills, including 86 Perimeter Defence with 83 Defensive Rebounding and 75 Block. These make him a pretty solid all-around defender. Along with his decent characteristics, he holds nine Defence and Rebounding badges with Gold Anchor, Gold Post Lockdown 2K23 MT Buy, and Gold Work Horse the most significant..