'NBA 2K19' News: Giannis Antetokounmpo Potentially Leaked As Standard Edition Cover Athlete

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Is Giannis Antetokounmpo the NBA 2K19 Standard Edition cover athlete? (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

</div> </div> <p>On Saturday night, the image below started to surface on the internet and DominusIV posted the video below provides a little more insight.</p>

<p>Apparently, this showed up on the <em>NBA 2K18</em> main menu splash advertisement page briefly before 2K removed it and @drriiaann on Twitter posted this image:</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr" lang="en">Giannis Antetokounmpo the official cover athlete for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NBA2K19?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" data-ga-track="ExternalLink:https://twitter.com/hashtag/NBA2K19?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" rel="nofollow">#NBA2K19</a> <a href="https://t.co/zsbWzfOc4w" target="_blank" data-ga-track="ExternalLink:https://t.co/zsbWzfOc4w" rel="nofollow">pic.twitter.com/zsbWzfOc4w</a></p> <p>— Adrian (@drriiaann) <a href="https://twitter.com/drriiaann/status/1010695479263354880?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" data-ga-track="ExternalLink:https://twitter.com/drriiaann/status/1010695479263354880?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" rel="nofollow">June 24, 2018</a></p> </blockquote> <p> </p> <p>The cover certainly looks legit and it seemingly flows well with the &quot;They Will Know Your Name&quot; tagline. For years, fans didn’t know how to pronounce or spell Antetokounmpo’s name, but as he has risen to stardom, his notoriety has grown.</p> <p>Stay tuned for an official announcement in the coming days that will likely confirm this leak.</p>” readability=”30.1329639889″>

We’ve been waiting on some official NBA 2K19 news, and well, this isn’t exactly official yet, but it looks as if Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo will be the cover athlete for the Standard Edition of NBA 2K19.

Is Giannis Antetokounmpo the NBA 2K19 Standard Edition cover athlete? (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

On Saturday night, the image below started to surface on the internet and DominusIV posted the video below provides a little more insight.

Apparently, this showed up on the NBA 2K18 main menu splash advertisement page briefly before 2K removed it and @drriiaann on Twitter posted this image:

The cover certainly looks legit and it seemingly flows well with the “They Will Know Your Name” tagline. For years, fans didn’t know how to pronounce or spell Antetokounmpo’s name, but as he has risen to stardom, his notoriety has grown.

Stay tuned for an official announcement in the coming days that will likely confirm this leak.

Maria Dehn

Maria Dehn has held editorial management positions for numerous print and Web publications. She has more than 17 years of Information Technologies and journalism experience and has written many reports on cloud computing. You can reach her on Twitter @MariaDehn

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Maria Dehn

Maria Dehn has held editorial management positions for numerous print and Web publications. She has more than 17 years of Information Technologies and journalism experience and has written many reports on cloud computing. You can reach her on Twitter @MariaDehn