NBA 2K franchise features first female cover athlete

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WNBA MVP Candace Parker stars on the 25th anniversary edition of the game

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Women’s NBA player Candace Parker has become the first female athlete to feature on the cover of an NBA 2K title.

Parker, who plays with Chicago Sky, will appear on the cover art of NBA 2K22, set to release in September.

She is a six-time WNBA all-star, two-time WNBA MVP, and the 2016 WNBA Finals MVP. Parker was first added as a playable character to the basketball game franchise in 2019 with the release of NBA 2K20.

“Extremely proud and humbled to be the first

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