Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo On The Cover Of NBA 2K19 Set To Release Sept 11.
The two-time NBA All-Star known as the “Greek Freak” is the first international player to be featured on the cover.
Antetokounmpo says he has “worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA and being on the cover of NBA 2K19 is a dream come true.”
⚡️The Greek Freak is the first Buck to grace the cover of NBA2K https://t.co/xBBKEqr8JZ
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) July 2, 2018
NBA 2K19 will be available Sept. 11.
LeBron James was previously announced as the cover star for the NBA 2K19 20th anniversary edition available on Sept. 7.
While earning second-team All-NBA honors during his fifth season in the league, the 23-year-old Antetokounmpo posted career-highs of 26.9 points and 10.0 rebounds per game while also averaging 4.8 assists as the Bucks finished the season 44-38 and reached the playoffs for the second year in a row.
The Bucks were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by the Boston Celtics after losing Game 7 in Boston.