NBA2K21 names "walking highlight tape' Zion Williamson as next-gen cover athlete. NBA2K already has featured Zion Williamson, a rookie from New Orleans Pelicans NBA2king 2K22 MT. The game's publisher announced Wednesday Williamson as its third of three cover athletes for the NBA2K21 game that will be released later in the year. The TikTok video showed Williamson's future"walking highlighttape," which is a "walking highlighttape" who "will dunk for you."

Williamson 20, who turns 20 on July 6, is now the youngest NBA player to make it on the cover. Williamson will appear on the cover of next-generation consoles, Playstation 5 (and Xbox Series X). Williamson admitted that it was one of those feelings that is still going through. Source: ESPN. It's the fulfillment of a long-held dream. It's quite amazing to see the cover of AAU tournaments and think, "That's going to be me."

He said to Sports Illustrated his mother was the person to casually announce the news to him. "It was one of those subtle things that was like, 'Hi Mom, how is it going?' and she was like"Yes, 2K will make you the cover. Then it was one of those things which grabs your attention, and then you're like"What's up with that? My agent has confirmed that you played. The game is international. Everybody is playing that game around the world. To be chosen as their cover sportsman is a dream."

Damian Lillard, the first cover athlete to be named, will appear on the current generation of systems. The third player is expected to be announced on Thursday. In the first commercial, the game featured former Duke sensation. The initial reaction was speculation that he would be the game's cover player. Williamson is the third Pelicans player to appear on the front of the game, joining Chris Paul in the 2008 version Buy NBA 2K Coins, NBA2K8, and Anthony Davis in 2K13. Paul who was 21 years old older, was the first person to make it onto the cover.