Kevin Durant is on the cover of NBA 75th Anniversary Edition cover for NBA2K22, the first time a Nets player ever graced the game. Jason Kidd was on the cover of NBA Live in 2003.
The cover also celebrates Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Dirk Nowitzki, three legends of their respective eras, in commemoration of the league’s upcoming 75th anniversary..
75 years since the NBA was born— NBA 2K (@NBA2K) July 14, 2021
3 legends of their era
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WNBA star Candance Parker and Luka Donic were also named cover athletes for the latest edition of the NBA2K game.
Durant is no stranger to being a cover athlete for the NBA2K franchise. The Nets superstar was the cover athlete for NBA 2K13 — along with Derrick Rose and current teammate Blake Griffin — and was on the cover of NBA2K15. The 32-year-old took to Twitter to express the honor of being one of the three legends on the Anniversary Edition cover.
Boardroom — a media network created by Durant and Rich Kleiman — released a video Wednesday of Durant talking about the honor along with him recounting personal experiences with the game and the passion he feels for it...
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