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Chicago Bulls Legend Michael Jordan to Be Cover Star of ‘NBA 2K11’
CHICAGO – 2K Sports announced today that the legendary Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan would grace the cover of “NBA 2K11,” to hit stores on October 5th, 2010. Just as the current season is ending with a potentially historic finals game between the longtime rivals Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, 2K Sports looks to the past of the popular sport for the next installment of their hit franchise.
Jordan said in a press release, “It’s an honor to be featured on the cover of NBA 2K11. I have no doubt that NBA 2K11 will be a big hit with gamers and basketball fans alike. I’m looking forward to getting back out onto the court, virtually. Let’s hope they get my dunk from the foul line right.”
Photo credit: 2K Sports
The 14-time NBA All-Star, five-time NBA MVP, six-time NBA World Champion, and recent Hall of Fame inductee follows Kobe Bryant, the cover star of “NBA 2K10” to appear on the cover of the next version of the top rated and top selling basketball simulation video game. Kevin Garnett appeared on the cover of “”NBA 2K9”.
Greg Thomas, President of Product Development for 2K Sports, said, “Without a doubt, Michael Jordan is the greatest of all time and we’re excited to partner with a living legend. Working with Jordan adds tremendously to our game and lets us do things with NBA 2K11 that we’ve never been able to do before.”
2K Sports will release “NBA 2K11” for Sony Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 and more on October 5th, 2010. Stay tuned to HollywoodChicago.com and check out the official site for more details.