NBA 2K13 Cover Released


The debate is over as to who should get the cover for the NBA 2K13 game.

A year after Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Magic Johnson all graced different covers, this years edition of the game includes a trio of  stars gracing the cover.

That would be young stars Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and Derrick Rose.

The game, which is scheduled to be released in October, remains popular among NBA fans and also is a symbol that the league is as popular as ever.

Here are the stars comments through a press release (via Ball Don’t Lie):

“Being crowned as one of the NBA 2K13 cover athletes is a great way to cap off what has been an amazing season,” said Durant, who won his third straight scoring title and led the Thunder franchise to their first NBA Finals appearance since 1996. “It’s humbling to grace the cover after the likes of Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.”

“There’s so much young talent around the NBA, so it’s very exciting to be chosen forNBA 2K‘s ‘New Dynasty’ alongside Kevin and Derrick,” added Griffin, who helped lead the Clippers to their first postseason since 2006. “The NBA 2K series has always been my first choice when I want to get a game in.”

“It’s a dream come true to be one of the cover athletes for NBA 2K13,” commented Rose, the 2010-11 NBA Most Valuable Player, who led the Bulls to a league-best 50-16 record this season. “I’ve worked closely with 2K Sports since NBA 2K10, and I’m honored to follow in the footsteps of Michael Jordan as the latest Chicago Bull to be featured on the cover.”

 

I liked the 2K12 game a lot. Hopefully the new version will be even better.

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