NBA 2K23 Tips: How to Change Your MyPLAYER Name, Nickname, & Jersey Number

If you’ve been wondering how to change your MyPLAYER name and/or your nickname from “MP” to something else in NBA 2K23, look no further. Here are the step by step instructions on how to change your name in the game:

How to Change Your MyPLAYER Name

1. In the main menu, go to “MyCAREER”
2. In one of your MyPLAYER saves / slots, select “New”
3. Select “Create New Build”
4. At the “Vitals” screen, choose a new First Name and Last Name
5. Go on to finishing creating the build
6. Select “Test Build”
7. Keep selecting “Continue” to start the game
8. Quit the Game
9. And that’s it, there you have it! Your MyPLAYERS will now have a new name

How to Change Your MyPLAYER Nickname

1. After making it to the NBA, go to the MyCAREER menu
2. Select “Options”
3. Select “Settings”
4. In Settings you can change your nickname under “Secondary Nickname”
5. In this screen you can also change your social media name under “Social Media Handle”

How to Change Your MyPLAYER Jersey Number

1. After making it to the NBA, go to the MyCAREER menu
2. Select “Options”
3. Select “Settings”
4. In Settings you can change your jersey number under “Jersey Number”. (Note: the number you want may not be available if one of your NBA teammates wears that number).

List of Nicknames in NBA 2K23

  • ABC
  • AI
  • A-Train
  • B
  • Baddest One
  • Baller
  • Big Cat
  • Big Daddy
  • Big Dog
  • Big Red
  • Big Smooth
  • Black Hole
  • Boomer
  • Bottoms
  • B-Train
  • Captain Clutch
  • Champ
  • Che
  • Clutch
  • Cool Hands
  • Court Queen
  • Cowboy
  • D
  • DJ
  • Doc
  • Dub
  • Easy Breezy
  • Flash
  • Freq
  • Fresh
  • G
  • Garbage Man
  • Goose
  • Houdini
  • Insanity
  • J
  • Junior
  • Lights Out
  • Little General
  • Magician
  • Maverick
  • Miracle Man
  • Money
  • MP
  • Mr. Clutch
  • Mr. Fundamentals
  • Mr. Incredible
  • Mr. Moves
  • Mr. Perfect
  • P
  • Pres
  • Prime Time
  • Q
  • Rain Man
  • Red Hot
  • Shake n’ Bake
  • Silk
  • Skinny
  • Slim
  • Smooth
  • Speedy
  • T
  • The Beast
  • The Body Guard
  • The Bulldozer
  • The Captain
  • The Chosen One
  • The Closer
  • The Cobra
  • The Doctor
  • The Dude
  • The Eraser
  • The Franchise
  • The General
  • The Great
  • The Great One
  • The Kid
  • The Machine
  • The Magician
  • The Mayor
  • The Monster
  • The Natural
  • The Prodigy
  • The Professor
  • The Prophet
  • The Quick
  • The Waiter
  • The Wizard
  • Thunder
  • Tiny
  • Z