Kevin Durant Announced as ‘NBA 2K15′ Cover Athelete

2K has announced Oklahoma City Thunder superstar, and 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player, Kevin Durant, will make his solo box art debut for NBA 2K15.

“I’m honored to be selected for the cover of NBA 2K,” said Durant, who is currently playing for Oklahoma City Thunder against Los Angeles Clippers during this year’s NBA Playoffs. “I’ve been an avid fan and player of NBA 2K since I was a kid, and being selected as the sole cover athlete of NBA 2K15 is an amazing accomplishment at this point of my life. I feel like my time has come.”

The announcement adds to Durant’s banner year in the NBA, where he received NBA’s top award for the first time, signifying his status as one of the greatest players of this generation.

“We’re continually challenging ourselves to align the NBA 2K franchise with the best of this generation, and Kevin Durant brings one of the NBA’s greatest into our stable of kings,” said Alfie Brody, Vice President of Marketing for 2K. “Our goal is to consistently bring an unmatched experience for the millions of fans that play the NBA 2K series, while paralleling the NBA’s evolution and growth year-over-year.”

NBA 2K15 will be developed by 2K studio, Visual Concepts, and is scheduled to release for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC on October 7 in North America and October 9 in Australia and New Zealand.