After becoming the first Aussie in NBA history to be awarded the prestigious Rookie of the Year award, Ben Simmons’ incredible year just keeps on going with another Aussie first achievement. This time around that achievement is Ben Simmons being named the cover athlete for leading basketball videogame franchise, NBA 2K19 from 2K Games.
Before I get a bunch of hatemail coming my way I’ll assure you of two things, the first being that hatemail is nothing new for me. The second is that Ben Simmons is the cover athelete for the ANZ region, not necessarily anywhere else in the world. Giannis Antetokounmpo has also been named as a cover athlete for the standard edition of NBA 2K19 elsewhere in the world which goes with LeBron James as the cover athlete for the 20th Anniversary Edition of NBA 2k19.
NBA 2K19 and all its various editions are due for release on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch from 11 September.