The latest game in NBA 2K23 has brought old and new players into its current shared meta. Its overall high adrenaline gameplay makes it a fun watch. The game’s currently hot and returning, and long-time pros are facing off against each other in heated matches throughout various game modes in 2K23.

We’ve selected some of the best NBA 2K23 YouTubers that can help you quickly climb up the ladder to compete with some of the best. We’ve personally found their personalities engaging and interesting, without much of ‘grey’ content to bore you out. So, how about you grab a snack and join us as we start watching some of these YouTubers.

Best Youtubers For NBA 2K23

Here’s our in-depth look for the best Youtuber for NBA 2K23:

Joe Knows

Joe Knows is a popular American YouTube star with over 1 million subscribers that continues to grow with great speed due to his creativity with experimentation through different builds over the years in the NBA 2K series.

His knowledge of the game’s mechanics puts his content in a completely different light as he brings his audience with some of the best builds that can be found in each of the latest additions to the NBA 2K series as they release.

Joe averages about 218,500 viewers along with a dedicated fanbase that stays behind him as he shows everyone the best ways to tackle the game’s different challenges.

You can find him on Twitter, Twitch, Instagram, TikTok, and watch his content on his YouTube channel!

Chris Smoove

Chris Smoove is a 37-year old YouTuber that provides some entertaining commentary on his playthrough videos of different games. Although he dabbles in different genres and likes to mix it up, he keeps his videos primarily focused on discussion and gameplay on the NBA 2K games.

Overall, Chris averages about 30,000 views on his channel but with the recent release of NBA 2K23, he’s been back in the court and going up to 200,000 views on each of his videos showcasing the game’s MyCareer mode.

What will you like about Chris? His unique voiceovers and funny personality server as an enjoyable medium to learn more about the game itself through his excellent gameplay and communication by which he’s able to beat the opposition with relative ease.

You can find him on Twitter, Twitch, Instagram, and his YouTube channel.


Kenny “KOT4Q” Beecham is one of the top NBA 2K creators for YouTube. His real-life basketball knowledge and experience makes him stand out in the crowd as it can be seen through his videos.

Kenny loves his rebuild challenges and so do his viewers. So much so, that we guarantee you’ll love the video in which he rebuilds the worst team in every NBA 2K game, in just one video!

Aside from this, he also likes to host interactive NBA quizzes on his podcast along with vlogs. You can also find his channel that takes a step away from the game itself, and discusses the different trends and changes in today’s basketball.

You can find him on Twitter, Twitch, Instagram, TikTok, and his YouTube channel.


HoodieShawnn recently started his NBA 2K23 journey and has been consistently uploading his MyCareer videos along with several accomplishments in the new release of the game. Along with YouTube, he actively streams his game on Twitch.

Watching his videos, you’ll see that his commentary is creative, and describes every movement in the game with a lot of hilarity, whilst keeping it concise to make sure even seasoned players can understand exactly what’s going on in his matches.

Shawn’s creativity has pushed him to over 1.1 million subscribers, averaging about 83,200 views. We found his commentary more enjoyable compared to other YouTubers in the NBA 2K scene, and we’re sure you’ll find your dose of entertainment and cues on improvement by watching Shawn’s videos.

You can find him on Twitter, Twitch, Instagram, TikTok, and stay updated with his content on his YouTube channel.

Brotha Jones

Brotha Jones’ content is in the same line as Joe Knows’ production. Jones’ channel revolves around in-depth tutorials for the NBA 2K games, in which he’ll show you how to unlock certain moves, outperform your opponent on the field and bring the most out of your players with the right builds.

With his contribution to the community, he has earned himself a loyal following of more than 400,000 subscribers with continued steady growth and 65,400 average views.

You can find him on Twitter, Twitch, Instagram, and on Brotha Jones Live (second channel).

Power DF

Power DF, or previously known as HG Power is the head of the RG gaming group. He streams his gameplay live on YouTube while also making tutorial videos to guide his followers in the right direction in accordance with his specific playstyle.

He uploaded a lot of shorts for the past few months from previous NBA 2K games until finally returning to the game with NBA 2K23 and shortly after, came up with a few builds to show his subscribers.

With over 700,000 subscribers, Power DF continues to show his expertise in the basketball court to his followers, by playing against opponents of the same skill level that are a force to be reckoned with in the community.

You can find him on Twitter, Twitch, Instagram, TikTok and on his YouTube channel.

Groovy Queeny

Compared to other YouTubers in this list, Groovy’s a fairly small channel with roughly 6,000 subscribers, that shows a lot of promise. His vibrant personality and amazing skill will make you want more content from him. The best part? Groovy puts a twist on his gameplay by staking in the game with other challengers in the community.

The high-stake games are definitely fun to watch, but Groovy also goes about his regular gameplay by putting himself in rather ‘interesting’ situations, as is evident by his video in which he chose the shortest player in 2K22. He should be dropping similar content with his 2K23 videos anytime soon now!

You can find him on Twitter, Instagram and through this link to his YouTube channel!


Dignify2K experiments with different overall compositions in NBA 2K23, and his demonstration of these builds on the field is impressive to see. Dignify’s gameplay adapts with respect to each playstyle effortlessly which makes it a great treat to watch him teach you the necessary movement that you should keep while using a specific build.

With over 300,000 subscribers, Dignify’s gained an average viewers of 70,900. He has captivated a great part of the community with his simplistic gameplay videos that can help newcomers and professionals potentially reach a new skill ceiling.

You can find him on Twitter, and Twitch. Follow this link to get to his YouTube channel!


Phantuums likes to keep it fresh by mixing his NBA 2K content with gameplay, commentary, news and drama within the community. He rose to a considerable amount of following when he made his video “What happened to YMDGento?

Ever since then, Phantuums has worked off of that momentum and started some thought-provoking discussions about the NBA 2K games to bring the community together on unfair matters.

You can find him on Twitter, TikTok and watch his content on YouTube here.

AllCity LiveTV

AllCity is yet another YouTube channel for NBA 2K23 that goes over the major changes in the NBA 2K series’ overall mechanics and how it impacts the entire playerbase. Since the game’s release, he has talked about multiple aspects of the game including builds, the map, microtransactions and much more in a lot of depth.

Through his videos, you should be able to comprehend what exactly has majorly changed as 2K moved from 2K22 to 2K23.

You can find him on Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Instagram and watch his latest content on his YouTube channel.

Wrapping Up

That’s the best we got for you from the YouTuber roster! Some of these players are criminally underrated, and you should definitely go check each of them out to see which one of them suits you the best. Some of them are unbeatable professionals, while some like to enjoy the game for what it is and make sure their audience can too.

Either way, you’re guaranteed to have a great time watching any of the above-mentioned YouTubers with a bit of popcorn on the side!

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