Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson named Next Gen NBA 2K21 cover athlete

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson named Next Gen NBA 2K21 cover athlete
New Orleans Pelicans power forward Zion Williamson. (Source: Chris Hagan)

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will grace the cover of the NBA 2K21 video game for next-generation consoles.

Creators made the announcement Wednesday, July 1 via Twitter.

The 6-foot-6, 285-pound power forward has played in 19 games so far, averaging 23.6 points and 6.8 rebounds.

Pre-orders for the game begin Thursday, July 2.

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