NBA 2K23 Cover Athlete reportedly revealed as Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns All-Star

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We've got some big news surrounding the NBA 2K23 cover athlete as multiple sources have reported that it will be Devin Booker.

However, it's important to note that this hasn't been confirmed by NBA 2K just yet. Still, with the news out, the confirmation is likely to come soon.

Let's check out the reveal from NBA 2K and what the reports state.

Reported NBA 2K23 Cover Athlete

Although not directly from the NBA 2K Twitter account, the places reporting Devin Booker as the NBA 2K23 cover athlete are reliable.

One location was directly from the Arizona Sports website that detailed Booker's supermax contract he's signing with the Phoenix Suns. It looks as if it was originally revealed by The Athletic's Shams Charania.

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D-BOOK: What could a potential Devin Booker NBA 2K23 cover look like?

Hopefully with this latest report we'll receive some confirmation in the near future by NBA 2K. For now, we only have a teaser of the NBA 2K23 cover.

Let's take a look at that and what else we know about the next installment.

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NBA 2K23 Cover teaser tweet

At the beginning of Season 8 in NBA 2K22, the NBA 2K23 cover was teased by the NBA 2K Twitter account. This also announced the game was on the way.

This was huge news because we hadn't heard anything leading up to this tweet. Now, we know the game is coming and this tweet might've hinted to the Phoenix Suns.

If you pay close attention to the image you can see some of the Phoenix Suns colors. Of course, the best player on the team is Devin Booker, so it'd make sense that he'd be the NBA 2K23 cover athlete.

In terms of the release date, we have an idea of when that will be.

Potential NBA 2K23 release date

Another question that we all have but hasn't been answered is when will NBA 2K23 be released? With the new NBA 2K23 cover news, we might learn this soon.

However, using previous releases, we have an idea of when the game will be released. Our expected (unconfirmed) NBA 2K23 release date is Friday, September 9, 2022.

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