Players are rated in 12 different categories, each are based from 1 - 100 with 1 being the worst and 100 being the best.
|Athleticism (A)||Affects nearly every area of the game, from shooting to rebounding to defense, and more.|
|Speed (SPD)||Affects mainly defense (including steals), shooting, and avoiding turnovers.|
|Rebounding (REB)||Affects rebounding ability.|
|Defense (DE)||Affects defensive ability.|
|Shot Blocking (BLK)||Affects ability to block shots, including altering shots, which reduces opponent shooting.|
|Low Post (LP)||Affects offensive ability closer to the basket, including post up plays as well as dribble drives and other close shots.|
|Perimeter (PE)||Affects offensive ability from the perimeter, including 3-point range and mid-range shots.|
|Ball Handling (BH)||Affects ability to avoid turnovers and ability to get in better position for shots.|
|Passing (P)||Affects ability to avoid turnovers and improves the quality of shots for teammates.|
|Work Ethic (WE)||Affects the rate of improvement for other ratings.|
|Stamina (ST)||Affects how long a player can play before tiring and how quickly he recovers after becoming fatigued.|
|Durability (DU)||Affects the odds of player suffering an injury and the severity of the injury.|
Also, each player has a Free Throw Grade, which indicates free throw shooting ability, and ranges from A+ (great) to F (very poor).