The blockbuster trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics threw 2K Games a curveball, and the gaming publisher has responded.
When “NBA 2K18” releases Sept. 19, the cover will feature Irving in a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform. The makers of the game promised the eventual release of a version with Irving wearing green and white on the cover, and now we know what that cover will look like.
See the updated version in the tweet below:
And here’s the original cover:
Both covers are pretty sharp, but we’ll give the edge to the newer version.
Celtics fans have to wait a little longer to see the real Irving suit up in a C’s jersey, but 2K Games recently released footage of the digital “Uncle Drew” balling in his new Celts uniform, with Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett commentary to boot.
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