Shaquille O’Neal has reacted to the announcement that his longtime Los Angeles Lakers running mate Kobe Bryant is now immortalized as the third cover athlete of NBA 2K21.
The tweet below shows the cover of the current-generation “Mamba Forever Edition” — one accompanied by the next-gen cover that boasts Bryant with the No. 24 jersey:
O’Neal has been on the record remembering his time with Bryant, as the two won three straight titles with the Lakers. While they had their differences during their playing days, both stars eventually mended fences and became amicable again, putting the early part of their careers behind them.
The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X will launch at some point during the holidays. Those who pre-order the “Mamba Forever Edition” for PS4 or Xbox One will get a voucher for the next-gen digital version of the game, so they may carry their saved files to the next generation. Those who buy the next-gen “Mamba Forever Edition” will get a voucher for a digital version of the older gen (PS4/Xbox One).
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) July 2, 2020
— Kyle Schmid (@kyleschmid_) July 2, 2020