CLEVELAND, Ohio — An illness kept Shaquille O’Neal from TNT’s promote Sunday night of a NBA playoffs, though it won’t forestall him from being in front of televisions this fall.
O’Neal will beauty a cover of a NBA 2K video diversion for a third time, now for a Legend Edition of NBA 2K18 that will be expelled on Sept. 19. The Hall of Fame core starred on a game’s cover in 2005 and 2006.
— NBA 2K 2K17 (@NBA2K) May 8, 2017
2K Sports skeleton to exhibit a cover contestant for a customary chronicle during a after date. The Indiana Pacers’ Paul George is on a cover of this season’s edition. LeBron James has previously been on a cover, while personification for a Miami Heat, and Kyrie Irving was a cover contestant for a now dead NBA Live series.
The customary diversion costs $59.99, though a Legend Edition with O’Neal on a cover will cost more. 2K Sports announced it will cost $99.99 and embody extras, such as a print of O’Neal, trade cards, stickers and in-game items. There will be an even pricier book for $129.99.
The Legend Editions also will be done accessible early on Sept. 15 around digital download.
The proclamation of O’Neal on a game’s cover comes only weeks after a Los Angeles Lakers denounced a statue of him outward Staples Center.
O’Neal also told an Atlanta TV hire final week he skeleton to run for sheriff in 2020. He did not contend where, though it could be in Georgia or Florida.
As for O’Neal job off ill Sunday night, a spectator tweeted during TNT that it should rest a hosts before a playoffs like teams do with their players. O’Neal sent in his possess doctor’s note to a studio.
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