Shooting guard for Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George is the new face of 2k’s NBA 2k17 Standard Edition.
Paul has previous experience of starring on different roles for 2k Sports as he was the cover star of MYNBA2k16 companion app, NBA 2k Online as well as a guest commentator for 2k16 Road to the Final tournament. This is his first time appearing solo on the cover of NBA game.
George led his team to the 2015/16 NBA playoff and managed to achieve his career best of 23.1 PPG in the regular season.
The news was announced first by 2k Sports on Twitter as the fans were shocked to see the player in the cover.
He gave an interview soon after the reveal sharing his thoughts on the cover.
“I have been playing NBA 2K as long as I can remember, and to be honored as cover athlete of NBA 2K17 is a blessing and vote of confidence that my hard work on and off the court has paid off,” said Paul
“I’m excited to partner with 2K and hope to help take the franchise to the next level”.
Kobe Bryant was the face of NBA 2k17 Legend Edition as the game company gave his a glorious good buy from his basketball career.
The game is expected to be released in the September but the pre-orders have already started.
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