NBA 2K21 Cover Athlete is Damian Lillard for Current Gen Platforms

NBA 2K21 Cover Athlete is Damian Lillard for Current Gen Platforms - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 July 2020 / 463 Views

2K Games has announced the Cover Athlete for the current generation version of NBA 2K21 will be Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard. He has been a five time All-Star in his eight year career.

The current generation version of the game likely includes the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is not known if the PC or Google Stadia versions will include Lillard or not. It is not known who will appear on the next generation version of the game.

"This is a special moment for me in my NBA career," Lillard said in a statement. "I’ve been a fan of NBA 2K for years and love how they represent all aspects of basketball culture. I’m an avid 2K player so I’m honored to join the other NBA greats who have been on the cover. I’m grateful to all my fans and can’t wait for everyone to experience the game later this year."

Pre-orders for NBA 2K21 will go live on July 2, which is likely when we will find out when the game will launch.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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