The original unveiling of NBA 2K18 cover athlete featured Kyrie Irving with his then-current squad, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Where he spent every season in his NBA career. But in late-July, Irving reportedly requested a trade that landed him with the Boston Celtics. 2K even poked fun at their blunder on Twitter (see below).
But since being introduced as the newest starting point guard of the 17x world champion franchise. And we now have our first look at the new cover featuring Irving in Celtics white and green. With the game releasing next week and #ThePrelude releasing Friday, September 8th…the Celtics version of Kyrie Irving’s 2K18 cover will be released at a later date.
— NBA 2K 2K18 (@NBA2K) September 7, 2017