Love it or hate it, sponsor patches will be a reality on NBA uniforms next season and it looks like 2K Sports just may have offered fans a glimpse of how they’ll look.
The official NBA 2K Twitter account released the first screenshots for their upcoming NBA 2K18 video game Monday, showcasing Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan, the Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas and newly-acquired Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George.
More interesting than checking out the players’ new polygonal digs is the fact you see the Sunlife logo on DeRozan’s Raptors jersey and the GE patch on Thomas’ Celtics uniform. Placed on by the top left shoulder, opposite the Nike swoosh, this gives fans an idea of how the sponsor patches could be implemented next season.
Ready for 1st official #NBA2K18 screens? #2KFirstLook at @Yg_Trece, @Isaiah_Thomas & @DeMar_DeRozan in #NBA2k18! https://t.co/LAk0Oo980r pic.twitter.com/3GC6HBfn1G
— NBA 2K 2K18 (@NBA2K) July 24, 2017
NBA 2K18 releases worldwide on Sept. 19 for Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Xbox ONE, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch and PC. DeRozan will be the first athlete to ever grace the Canadian-exclusive cover of the game, while Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will be featured elsewhere.
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