NBA 2K Cover Athletes - Basketball Stars for the Last 5 Years

NBA's Flagship Game, 2K has released its much-awaited cover stars for its 2K22 stars for the Game. Having already cemented his name as one of the best in the Current NBA Era Luka Doncic will be the cover athlete of the Standard Edition of NBA 2K22. 

First time in the History of the 2K editions, a WNBA star has been included as the cover athlete as a part of the WNBA 25th Anniversary Edition of the game - Candace Parker

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin Durant will be showcased as the cover athletes for the game's 75th Anniversary Edition.

NBA 2K22: Release Date, and Cover Athletes Revealed |
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Here is the list of NBA 2K Cover Athletes for the Past 5 Years

NBA 2K21

Current Gen Edition - Damian Lillard

Next-Gen Edition - Zion Willamson

Mamba Forever Edition - Kobe Bryant

Everything is Game: Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson and Kobe Bryant are the  Cover Athletes for NBA® 2K21
Source - 2k Newsroom

NBA 2K20

Standard Edition - Anthony Davis

Legend Edition - Dwyane Wade

Davis and Wade Unveiled as Cover Stars for NBA® 2K20
Source - NBA 2K

NBA 2K19

Standard Edition - Giannis Antetokoumpo

20th Anniversary Edition - Lebron James

NBA 2K19 Cover
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NBA 2K18

Standard Edition - Kyrie Irving

Legend Edition - Shaquille O'Neil

Canadian Edition - DeMar DeRozan

NBA 2K18 Cover Athletes
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NBA 2K17 

Standard Edition - Paul George

Legend Edition - Kobe Bryant

NBA 2K on Twitter: "#LegendsLiveOn @KobeBryant on cover of #NBA2K17 Legend  Edition celebrating iconic career!"
Source - Twitter
Paul George wallpaper NBA 2K17 HD by Danilo45 on DeviantArt
Source - DeviantArt

Featured Image Credits - NBA 2K

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