NBA 2K24: Best Budget Players & Value Cards for Your MyTEAM Lineup

With the brand-new interface of NBA 2K24 MyTEAM, some gamers may be wondering whether or not budget cards still exist. With no Auction House, and a set price point on each card, that is a valid consideration. However, there are still some budget beasts roaming the streets of MyTEAM.

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Starter Cards

As always in MyTEAM, you can choose a starter card from any team in the NBA. Yes, instead of three starter cards like in most years, you can choose from 30. This brings a new variety of cards to ones arsenal right out of the gates.

Below are the starter cards to choose from. Also, all of these cards evolve from Gold to Emerald:

  • Evan Turner
  • Donte DiVencenzo
  • Jay Williams
  • Anderson Varejao
  • Brian Scalabrine
  • JJ Redick
  • Tony Allen
  • Josh Smith
  • Udonis Haslem
  • Kemba Walker
  • Gordon Hayward
  • Mike Bibby
  • Jeremy Lin
  • Alex Caruso
  • Rafer Alston
  • Jason Terry
  • Kenyon Martin
  • Bruce Brown
  • Fred Jones
  • David West
  • Andre Drummond
  • Fred VanVleet
  • Patrick Beverley
  • Danny Green
  • Cedric Ceballos
  • Steven Adams
  • Ricky Rubio
  • Nicolas Batum
  • Monta Ellis
  • John Wall

Token Market

The Token Market still provides players for just the cost of Tokens. Some of the best budget cards are found here, and it is a great way to save MTP and VC.

Below are the available Token Market players:

  • Amethyst Tom Gugliotta – 40 tokens
  • Ruby Darrell Griffith – 20 tokens
  • Sapphire Franz Wagner – 10 tokens

Player Market

As mentioned earlier, the Auction House is no longer in NBA 2K MyTEAM. Its predecessor is the “Player Market”, where you can buy players for set amounts of VC or MTP.

Below are some of the best budget cards in the game:

  • Ruby Jabari Smith Jr. – 44,800 MTP/32,000 VC
  • Ruby Chris Paul – 56,000 MTP/40,000 VC
  • Ruby Nick Van Exel/James Posey duo – 7,000 MTP/5,000 VC each
  • Sapphire Jason Richardson – 16,800 MTP/12,000 VC
  • Sapphire Trevor Ariza – 19,600 MTP/14,000 VC
  • Sapphire Stephen Curry – 11,500 MTP/8,200 VC
  • Sapphire Mike Miller – 16,750 MTP/12,000 VC
  • Sapphire Marcus Camby – 16,800 MTP/12,000 VC
  • Emerald Jordan Farmar – 7,000 MTP/5,000 VC
  • Emerald Jordan Walsh – 5,600 MTP/4,000 VC
  • Gold Victor Wembanyama – 5,000 MTP/3,500 VC
  • Emerald Kristaps Porzingis – 5,000 MTP/3,500 VC


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