‘NBA 2K18 Legend Edition’ Announces Shaq as Cover Athlete (Video)

by: Joseph On  Monday, May 8, 2017

NBA 2K18 Legend Edition

In addition to his myriad other duties as a spokesman and basketball commentator, Shaquille O’Neal is the cover athlete for the upcoming NBA 2K18 Legend Edition. After the announcement, Shaq appeared at a live press conference to discuss the development, but a sneaky prankster was manning the teleprompter during his speech – that’s the narrative behind the commercial announcing the decision, anyway.

I guess I’ll avoid spoilers here, since the joke is probably funnier if you don’t know what’s coming. But by the end of the spot Shaq promises that “this isn’t over,” so it’s possible we’ll be seeing more of this saga as we approach the launch of NBA 2K18 Legend Edition in September.

The game comes out on September 15th, but you can pre-order NBA 2K18 Legend Edition right here, and enjoy Shaq’s performance, as well as that of his unnamed antagonist, in the commercial below.

Here it is:

 





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