NBA 2K22 Cover Athlete (and Every NBA 2K Cover by Year)

The cover athlete for NBA 2K22 is yet to be announced but many are expecting that Luka Doncic will be the one on the cover of the Standard Edition while Dirk Nowitzki will grace the Legend Edition. Nothing is confirmed at the moment including the release date of NBA 2K22.

Scroll down to view all the covers of NBA 2K from the first one to NBA 2K21. You can also view the Summary of 2K Cover Athletes sorted by number of appearances by player.

NBA 2K22

NBA 2K22 Standard Edition
Standard Edition: To be announced
NBA 2K22 Legend Edition
Legend Edition: To be announced

NBA 2K21

NBA 2K21 Current Gen Edition
Current Gen Edition
NBA 2K21 Next Gen Edition
Next Gen Edition
NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition
Mamba Forever Edition

NBA 2K20

NBA 2K20 Standard Edition
Standard Edition
NBA 2K20 Digital Deluxe Edition
Digital Deluxe Edition
NBA 2K20 Legend Edition
Legend Edition

NBA 2K19

NBA 2K19 Standard Edition
Standard Edition
NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition
20th Anniversary Edition
NBA 2K19 Australian Edition
Australian Edition

NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18 Standard Edition
Standard Edition
NBA 2K18 Legend Edition
Legend Edition
NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Gold
Legend Edition Gold
NBA 2K18 Canadian Edition
Canadian Edition

NBA 2K17

NBA 2K17 Standard Edition
Standard Edition
NBA 2K17 Legend Edition
Legend Edition
NBA 2K17 Legend Edition Gold
Legend Edition Gold
NBA 2K17 Italian Edition
Italian Edition
NBA 2K17 Spanish Edition
Spanish Edition

NBA 2K16

NBA 2K16 Standard Edition
Standard Edition
NBA 2K16 Steph Curry Cover
Steph Curry Cover
NBA 2K16 James Harden Cover
James Harden Cover
NBA 2K16 Anthony Davis Cover
Anthony Davis Cover
NBA 2K16 Special Edition
Special Edition
NBA 2K16 German Edition
German Edition
NBA 2K16 French Edition
French Edition
NBA 2K16 Spanish Edition
Spanish Edition

NBA 2K15

NBA 2K14

NBA 2K13

NBA 2K12

NBA 2K12 Michael Jordan Cover
Michael Jordan Cover
NBA 2K12 Magic Johnson Cover
Magic Johnson Cover
NBA 2K12 Larry Bird Cover
Larry Bird Cover

NBA 2K11

NBA 2K10

NBA 2K9

NBA 2K8

NBA 2K7

NBA 2K6

ESPN NBA 2K5

ESPN NBA 2K4

NBA 2K3

NBA 2K2

NBA 2K1

First NBA 2K


Summary of NBA 2K Cover Athletes

Cover AthleteCoversNBA 2K Game
Allen Iverson5NBA 2K4, NBA 2K3, NBA 2K2, NBA 2K1, NBA 2K
Michael Jordan3NBA 2K12, NBA 2K11, NBA 2K16*
Shaquille O'Neal3NBA 2K7, NBA 2K6, NBA 2K18*
Kobe Bryant3NBA 2K10, NBA 2K21*, NBA 2K17*
Anthony Davis2NBA 2K20, NBA 2K16
Kevin Durant2NBA 2K15, NBA 2K13
LeBron James2NBA 2K14, NBA 2K19*
Pau Gasol2NBA 2K17**, NBA 2K16**
Damian Lillard1NBA 2K21
Zion Williamson1NBA 2K21
Giannis Antetokounmpo1NBA 2K19
Kyrie Irving1NBA 2K18
Paul George1NBA 2K17
Steph Curry1NBA 2K16
James Harden1NBA 2K16
Blake Griffin1NBA 2K13
Derrick Rose1NBA 2K13
Magic Johnson1NBA 2K12
Larry Bird1NBA 2K12
Kevin Garnett1NBA 2K9
Chris Paul1NBA 2K8
Ben Wallace1NBA 2K5
Dwyane Wade1NBA 2K20*
Ben Simmons1NBA 2K19**
DeMar DeRozan1NBA 2K18**
Danilo Gallinari1NBA 2K17**
Dennis Schröder1NBA 2K16**
Tony Parker1NBA 2K16**
Marc Gasol1NBA 2K16**
  • * - Legend Edition
  • ** - Country / Special Edition