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Giannis Antetokounmpo named as cover of NBA 2K19

Posted at 11:42 AM, Jul 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 15:43:20-04

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is the cover athlete for the NBA 2K19 standard edition video game.

The two-time NBA All-Star known as the "Greek Freek" is the first international player to be featured on the cover.

Antetokounmpo says he has "worked hard to earn recognition in the NBA and being on the cover of NBA 2K10 is a dream come true."

NBA 2K19 will be available Sept. 11.

LeBron James was previously announced as the cover star for the NBA 2K19 20th anniversary edition available on Sept. 7.