Kyrie Irving selected for cover of NBA 2K18 video game

Around the court, Kyrie Irving shares the spotlight with fellow Major Three members LeBron James and Kevin Love. But he has the cover of a well-liked video NBA 2K18 MT Coins game all to himself.

“It is well known that I’m an avid player of this series and I’m honored to become the cover athlete of ‘NBA 2K18,'” Irving said within a statement. “It’s surreal to become featured on the cover and I can not wait to dominate on the virtual court with all of my fans this fall.”

The title has been best-selling NBA game for extra than 15 years. This is the initial time a Cavaliers player has graced the cover. James was the cover athlete in 2014 when he was a member of your Miami Heat.

“It’s obvious that Kyrie isn’t disappearing from the spotlight anytime quickly, so we’re thrilled to possess him as our cover athlete, alongside Shaq for the NBA 2K18 Legend Edition,” Alfie Brody with NBA 2K stated. “He’s a more-than-worthy recipient of this honor, and joins a lot of other greats who have been cover athletes before him.”

If the thought of Irving on the cover of “NBA 2K18” brings up negative memories of former Browns operating back Peyton Hillis, don’t be concerned. The “Madden Curse” hasn’t spread to other games.

“NBA 2K18” hits shops on September 19, but eager fans who pre-order the game will get NBA 2K18 MT on Sept. 15.