NBA 2K21 lept onto the stage during Sony’s PS5 expose occasion in June.

Now the basketball sim is set to reveal their cover stars. Damian Lillard is on the cover, but who else will join him?

Let the countdown begin.

First NBA 2K21 Cover Professional Athlete Revealed

2K has revealed the first cover professional athlete– Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers!

BOOM: The cover art certainly stands out

We expected the trio of cover professional athletes to be on each different edition of the video game, but 2K has gone a various method.

Lillard will be the current-gen platform cover professional athlete. Come release day if you purchase a NBA 2K21 on the PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia, or PC you’ll have Lillard’s skywalking dunk on the cover.

There will be a next-gen cover star for PS5 & Xbox Series X when those consoles lastly arrive.

Next-gen cover professional athlete reveal date

The next-gen cover professional athlete will be announced at 10 am ET/ 3pm BST tomorrow, 1 July

READ MORE: NBA 2K21 Wishlist– what features do we want?

The big concern is who will it be? And where will the 3rd cover professional athlete appear?

NBA 2K21 Cover Athlete Forecasts

Zion Williamson was front and center of the video game reveal earlier this month.

Since that was throughout a PS5 event we fully expect Zion to be the next-gen cover star.

NEXT-GEN: Nobody represents the future of the NBA more than Zion

The 3rd cover athlete is most likely to be on the Legends Edition.

There is actually just one choice for the Legends Edition, the recently left and sorely missed out on Kobe Bryant.

LEGEND: Kobe deserves a place on this year’s video game

Release date reveal promised

NBA 2K21 will lastly reveal its release date, price, and open pre-orders on 2 July

FIND OUT MORE: NBA 2K21 Trailer– when will we see gameplay?

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