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Dallas Mavericks: Luka Doncic and Dirk Nowitzki to be on NBA 2K22 cover

Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Dirk Nowitzki Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic Dirk Nowitzki Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports /

The Dallas Mavericks had arguably the two best players in franchise history on their roster at the same time. Luka Doncic and GOAT Dirk Nowitzki shared the court for one season. It was the young prodigy’s first year in the NBA and legends final season. The two otherworldly talents developed a special bond as Nowitzki passed the torch to Doncic.

Dallas is looking to build a title contender around Luka like they did Dirk. The soon-to-be Hall of Famer is back with the organization as a special advisor. Nowitzki had a hand in the Jason Kidd and Nico Harrison hires, and he continues to be a trusted voice for owner Mark Cuban. The Mavs were lucky to make the seemless transition from one incredible superstar to another.

NBA 2K officially announced the covers for the upcoming game on July 14. This year’s covers feature both Luka Doncic and Dirk Nowitzki. Here is a closer look at the covers and their reactions.

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Dallas Mavericks stars Luka Doncic and Dirk Nowitzki are on NBA 2K22 cover

Luka is the cover athlete on the standard edition. Fans can see it below.

The 22-year-old superstar is quickly becoming the face of the league. See his reaction to the cover below.

The Dallas Mavericks released a behind-the-scenes video of Luka working at the 2K studios in preparation for his cover.

Dallas Mavericks fans got a double treat as Dirk Nowitzki is front and center in the Legends Edition cover. He is joined by Kevin Durant and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. See the cover and the Mavs GOAT’s reaction below.

It was a massive day for the Mavericks franchise. Luka Doncic and Dirk Nowitzki are featured on the NBA 2K22 covers.

Dallas was not won a playoff series since winning the title in 2011, but they are on their way back up the mountain. Luka is a superstar. The Mavs just need to put the right pieces around him. That will be the number one goal this offseason.

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