2K Sports announced today that the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin and the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose have been crowned the cover athletes for NBA 2K13, the next installment of their NBA video game simulation franchise. In their young but impressive careers, Rose, Durant and Griffin have each taken the NBA by storm. All three are past winners of the NBA Rookie of the Year award, and have also amassed eight All-Star berths, three scoring titles, and one Most Valuable Player award between them.
Developed by Visual Concepts, a 2K Sports studio, NBA 2K13 will be available on October 2, 2012 in North America and October 5, 2012 internationally, for PC, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360 and Wii. The Wii U version of the title will be available during the holiday season. Fans are encouraged to pre-order now at participating retailers in order to receive the downloadable NBA All-Star content package presented by Sprite on day one at no extra cost.