2K Sports have announced that both the star-studded 2012 USA Basketball Men’s National Team and the 1992 “Dream Team” will feature in their upcoming title, NBA 2k13.
Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports stated:
“As executive producer, letting fans go head to head with these legendary USA teams was extremely important to JAY Z, We are excited to partner with USA Basketball, and share in JAY Z’s enthusiasm in making this a reality in NBA 2K13.”
The 2012 USA Basketball Men’s National Team hes deserved recognition for being one of the all-time greatest teams. Cover athlete Kevin Durant helped lead the USA to its successful showing and joins the elite list of accomplished basketball players who have represented USA Basketball.
The 1992 Dream team features 11 Hall of Fame players which include Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Clyde Drexler, Karl Malone, Chris Mullin, David Robinson and Charles Barkley.
Cover athlete Kevin Durant stated:
“It was an incredible blessing to have been part of the 2012 USA Basketball National Team, USA Basketball’s National Team legacy is incredible and so many of basketball’s all-time greats have been part of it, I’m just honored to be in that group. Like everybody, I can’t wait to see how our squad stacks up against the 1992 team in NBA 2K13.”
Six-time NBA MVP and former NBA 2K cover athlete Michael Jordan added:
“The experience we shared in Barcelona is truly one of the highlights of my career, Being able to represent not only my country but basketball as a whole is an honor that I will never forget.”
Jay-Z also commented on the new partnership stating the following:
“The fantasy matchup between the legendary 1992 ‘Dream Team’ and the 2012 USA Men’s national team has become one of the greatest sports debates of our time, In NBA 2K13, we’re giving fans the opportunity to play as two of the best teams ever assembled in sporting history, literally putting the debate right into their hands.”
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