NBA 2K21 trailer was released at the PS5 reveal event and sports fans were most interested to see which star makes it to game cover this time. It seems that Zion Williamson will be the face of NBA 2K21 this year as he was the only athlete featured in the trailer.
— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) June 14, 2020
While there is no doubt that Williamson is a great player, we have not seen much of him due to his injuries and it has sparked outrage among fans as to why he is still selected as the face of NBA 2K21 Standard Edition cover. Here are more details on NBA 2K21 release date, cover, gameplay rumors and the PS5 trailer featuring Zion Williamson that has created so many controversies among the NBA fans.
NBA 2K21 Trailer, Cover: Zion Williamson as the next Cover Athlete?
Zion Williamson is a popular NBA figure even before his debut in the league as he was featured in NBA 2K20 game without playing a single game. It was not that much of a shock considering Williamson was the No. 1 pick in the NBA 2019 draft for the Pelicans.
The same continued for the NBA 2K21 trailer where they have only featured Zion Williamson for the entire minute and it has led to speculations on him being the cover as well. While it is also possible that NBA 2K21 cover has a different player on the front or there could be multiple players too. But Zion Williamson is the most probable name that will feature as the NBA 2K21 cover athlete at the moment.
Zion Williamson in the NBA 2K21 PS5 Trailer creates Controversy among NBA Fans
Most of the basketball fans are not happy with Zion Williamson picked as the NBA 2K21 cover face as he is yet to showcase his skills on the court. Williamson spends most of his time with the Pelicans on the sidelines due to a knee injury. At the same time, players such as Ja Morant and Luka Doncic have performed exceptionally well and also deserve to be on the cover of the NBA 2K21 game.
What did Zion do to earn the NBA 2k21 cover?
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It seems that 2K Games are focusing more on the popularity of Zion Williamson who has millions of followers since his college days and are thinking it in terms of business, rather than sports and talent. It is why NBA fans are having divided opinions of Zion Williamson as NBA 2K21 cover and it should be changed to someone more deserving.