While it’s unclear if this move is a testament to their greatness or testament to the lack of living legends in today’s NBA, the fine folks over at 2K Sports opt to go with faces that people trust and slap Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as the visual selling points for the next installment of NBA 2K.
With the 2011-2012 NBA schedule officially released, the game will have its officially rollout on Oct. 4 regardless if the lockout puts a damper on the upcoming season or not. Between Jordan’s dazzling layups, Magic’s no-look passes and hook shots and Larry’s bulls-eye jumper, avid gamers should have no trouble living in the past should the present be put on ice. That’s 14 rings, ladies and gentlemen.
Watch below as Kobe Bryant gave the game a test drive at this year’s E3.