Luka Doncic and Candace Parker named 'NBA 2K22’ Cover Stars

Luka Doncic, Mavericks guard and one of basketball's brightest stars, will be the cover athlete for the standard edition NBA 2K22. __S.2__

Luka Doncic and Candace Parker named 'NBA 2K22’ Cover Stars

Candace Parker, Chicago Sky's forward, will also be a history maker as she is the cover athlete for the WNBA 25th anniversary edition.

Doncic stated in an official release that "Making the global NBA 2K22 cover is special for me." "I am proud to represent Slovenia in a special cover that honors colors of the Slovenian flag. Basketball has been a great source of my happiness and I am excited to return the favor and help young children around the world by working with 2K Foundations.

You can purchase the WNBA 25th anniversary edition of the game in Canada and the United States. Parker is on the cover.

Parker's appearance is the first female athlete to grace the cover of the game's history.

Parker stated that the cover of NBA 2K was a crucial platform for young ballers and that he wanted future WNBA stars know they could be cover athletes as well. "Representation is important, so this moment of progress is special for the sport." This historic cover is a testimony to the growing popularity and growth of women's basketball, and I am proud to be the first woman to cover NBA 2K.

2K announced Wednesday Doncic would be the game’s Standard Edition and Cross-Gen Digital bundle. Parker will be the game’s WNBA 25th anniversary edition's cover athlete.

All editions will be available on September 10.

Doncic, despite only playing in three NBA seasons has made two All-Star appearances. Dallas lost in the first round of each of the previous two seasons. Doncic, however, averaged 35.7 points and 10.3 assists per game in seven playoff matches this spring.

The Mavericks star is currently training for the Tokyo Olympics. Doncic's Slovenian team hopes to win a medal in men's hockey in its Olympics debut.

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