Sports Gamers Online

EA Sports Announces NBA Live 19 Cover Athlete

NBA Live 19 Cover

On Monday, EA Sports announced via their Twitter that Philadelphia 76ers center, Joel Embiid, will be the face of NBA Live 19.

NBA Live 19 Cover Athlete

nba-live-19-cover-joel-embiid
Joel Embiid is the first Philadelphia 76er to grace an NBA Live cover

“It’s great, it’s amazing. I’m thankful for this opportunity, especially as a basketball player,” he said passionately. “You work so hard because you have goals in life, you want to be in the Hall of Fame but also, being on the cover of a video game is something I’ve always dreamed of and I’m happy to be in this position.” – Joel Embiid.

EA Sports is making NBA Live 19 all about you in what has been dubbed “The One” edition.

Since the debut of NBA Live 95, only three other centers have been featured on the North American versions of the EA Sports cover. Embiid joins Shaquille O’Neal (NBA Live 96), Tim Duncan (NBA Live 2000) and Dwight Howard (NBA Live 10). NBA Live 19 launches September 7 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.


Want to talk sports and/or games with the fastest growing community in gaming? Join the conversation by registering at the official Sports Gamers Online Forums, and check out our Twitter and Facebook pages as well as our growing YouTube Channel!

Related posts

F1 2021 Free Circuit Update Brings Back Imola

Daniel Bates

Basketball GM Introduces Free-to-Play Management Game for Simheads

Daniel Bates

Football Manager 2022 Adds Revamped Transfer Day, Staff Communication, & More

Daniel Bates