Thanks to a few tweets with pictures of a cutout, the NBA 2K19 cover athlete has been made public. Additionally, the release data of the standard and special editions of the game have been revealed.

NBA 2K19 Cover Athlete And Release Date

You can check out one of the tweets below. The image looks to be taken from within a local GameStop. Either way, it confirms LeBron James to be the cover of the next game. NBA 2K19 also marks the 20th anniversary of the NBA 2K series. To celebrate, 2K is planning on releasing an anniversary edition of the game on September 9. The standard edition will release two days later on September 11.

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