The former Lakers star Kobe Bryant , nicknamed the Black Mamba, is the third and final athlete to be featured on the cover of the upcoming “NBA2K21” release. The video game series NBA 2K has announced a Mamba Forever Edition for its latest installment. Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 in Calabasas, Calif.
Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard will appear on the front of the game for current-generation consoles. Zion Williamson, picked No. 1 overall by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 draft, is on the cover for the next-generation consoles.