Kobe Bryant will once again grace the cover of NBA 2K.
Bryant, who was killed in a January 2020 helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, will be on the video game’s cover for the fourth time.
Kobe Bryant on banners before the Utah Jazz game at Staples Center, for the final game of his career, on April 13, 2016. (John W. McDonough /Sports Illustrated via Getty Images)
Gamers will have their choice of two covers for NBA 2K24 – the “Kobe Bryant Edition” and the “Black Mamba Edition – with fans able to pre-order their copies on Friday.
Bryant was on the cover of NBA2K in 2010, 2017 and 2021.
Bryant was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2021 after winning five championships as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kobe Bryant of the Lakers celebrates after winning the championship game against the Boston Celtics in Los Angeles. (John W. McDonough /Sports Illustrated via Getty Images)
He played his entire 20-year career in Los Angeles, making the All-Star game 18 times and winning the NBA MVP during the 2017-18 season.