National Basketball Association 2K21 Cover Athlete Announced for Current-Gen

Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers fires up the crowd during the second half of Game Two of the Western Conference quarterfinals against the Oklahoma City Thunder

The hype surrounding National Basketball Association 2K is unreal, and finally it has been revealed the first of three cover athletes for the 2021 version of the game.

Damian Lillard grew up playing "NBA 2K", so he knows it's a big deal to appear on the cover of one of the yearly editions of the popular video game. Damian had this to say about landing the spot. This isn't the first time Lillard has been on the cover of an National Basketball Association game, however.

All basketball fans remember Lillard's game-winning shot against Paul George previous year, and 2K sure didn't forget it either. "To be able to join the line of the players that's been on the cover of 2K, it's an honor". "I'm grateful to all my fans and can't wait for everyone to experience the game later this year".


The developers of the iconic series are expected to reveal all three cover athletes this week, leaving plenty of room for speculation as hoops fans make their predictions as to which players will get the last two nods. When asked about his reaction to the news, Dame stated, "I made it". Eastern Time. In the video, gamers see a first-person view as the cover star checks their gold watch before walking down a hall.

Our own @ShamsCharania sits down for an exclusive interview with @Dame_Lillard, the new @NBA2K 21 cover athlete. It canceled the release of NBA Live 20 previous year.

Dame D.O.L.L.A. was in the midst of another standout season, averaging career highs in points (28.9) and assists (7.8), before the season came to a halt due to the coronavirus.

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