The number of points only goes up to the maximum level of 90 in total. So to get your player to 99 you need to earn attribute points through training and training to buy the other attribute points. You can find the number in the upgrade purchase menu “Available Attribute Points”.
Increase your level cap – attribute upgrade available
You still need to purchase the actual attribute points. Attributes are upgraded by accumulating My Points. One of the easiest ways to get MyPoints to improve your attributes is to go to the pregame training sessions in MyCareer.
To improve a player’s attributes, open the progression menu after selecting MyCAREER, then select the progression option again from the MyPLAYER screen. From this screen, players can easily invest VC into upgrades by selecting the desired attribute and purchasing tiers with VC.
Work display. Doin’ Work is a mechanic introduced in NBA 2K17’s MyCAREER mode. It essentially functions as an experience meter and is filled while participating in team exercises, optional additional practice sessions and while shooting around in MyCOURT.
In NBA 2K22, not even the 100,000 VC from the Special Edition is enough to reach the 85 total cap. That means you’ll have to pay even more or grind hard once you pick up the game. And if you want to play online – like a lot of people are doing now – you’ll have to do one or the other.
This may vary by NBA 2K22 MyCAREER build, but we’ve found that most of these numbers are fairly similar across most builds. Expect over 250,000 VC in total to get your MyCAREER player to 99 OVR.
In the NBA 2K series, an attribute is defined as a basketball skill or trait (i.e., “three-point shot”) and is quantified with a numeric value and a grade. Players can customize attribute values for their MyPLAYER builds. Here are the official and complete explanations of every attribute in NBA 2K22.
In order to increase your rating in NBA 2K20, you must earn MyPoints to fill up your cap, once it is full it “breaks” it and your rating goes up. As your rating improves, you will need to fill up multiple caps to increase your rating.
Accordingly, all modes in NBA 2K17 that earn or use VC will be affected, along with all other online features (such as MyTEAM mode and online matches against other players). However, you can still play offline quick games, MyGM and MyCAREER modes offline.