When NBA 2K18 named Kyrie Irving its cover athlete, he was a Cleveland Cavalier. That’s no longer the case.
Irving was officially traded to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday for a package including Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round pick, and the Miami Heat’s 2020 second-round pick. By Thursday afternoon, 2K Sports had already made the appropriate change:
Looks like 2k18's cover problem wasn't a problem pic.twitter.com/mDSALJ8jSn— Kofeem Abdul-Jabbar (@KofieYeboah) August 31, 2017
NBA 2K14 (2013): LeBron James leaves the Heat and goes back to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014.
NBA 2K17 (2016): Paul George leaves the Pacers and goes to the Thunder in 2017.
NBA 2K18 (2017): Kyrie Irving is reportedly being traded to the Celtics before the game even releases.
However you may feel about the Cavs-Celtics trade, there’s at least one person who seems to approve: