The cover art for the highly anticipated NBA 2k13 video game has been released and it does not include Kobe Bryant or LeBron James. The Los Angeles Times reports that the cover for the game features Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose. ”There’s so much young talent around the NBA, so it’s very exciting to be chosen for NBA 2K’s ‘New Dynasty’ alongside Kevin and Derrick,” the Clippers forward said in a statement. “The NBA 2K series has always been my first choice when I want to get a game in.”
Most of the excitement in L.A. last season centered on the dunks the Clippers threw down and less on the aging Lakers. With the purple-and-gold bowing out in the Western Conference semifinals, all eyes were on LeBron James andKevin Durant battling for league supremacy. And only three years after Bryant appeared on the cover of the NBA 2K video game, it is now embracing up-and-coming albeit less accomplished NBA stars. “NBA 2K13″ will feature the Clippers’ Blake Griffin, Oklahoma City’s Durant and Chicago’s Derrick Rose on the cover, The Times has learned.
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