2K Sports, has announced that Kevin Garnett, 11-time NBA All-Star and 2008 Defensive Player of the Year, will be the new cover athlete and spokesman for [i]NBA 2K9[/i]. "After leading the Boston Celtics to the greatest single-season turnaround in NBA franchise history, Garnett will lend his unmatched passion and on-court intensity to provide dedicated fans with the most fun and riveting basketball simulation experience available."
Speaking about [i]NBA 2K9[/i] Kevin Garnett said, "I can't tell you how pumped I am to be on the cover of NBA 2K9 – it's a real honor."
"Kevin Garnett is one of the most popular and skilled players in the NBA today, and he represents everything we love about basketball. He's a charismatic leader who is truly passionate about the game, and plays his heart out every time he steps on the court," said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. "With KG's ongoing support and invaluable input during the development process of [i]NBA 2K9[/i], dedicated 2K Sports fans will be treated to a host of exciting new gameplay features and upgrades this year for an even deeper and more realistic basketball experience than ever before."
[i]NBA 2K9[/i] is being developed for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Playstation 2. [i]NBA 2K9[/i] is due to hit store shelves this fall.
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