LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors, Paul George (then) of the Indiana Pacers, and Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers

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Is There an NBA2K Curse?

Most players on the cover have one thing in common

Kyle McCann
July 25, 2017 - 10:38 am

You've heard of the Madden Curse, right? NFL players getting hurt after appearing on the cover of the popular Madden football video game franchise. Well, does the same go for the equally as popular NBA2K basketball video game series? And is it really a curse? For 2017 NBA champion and Finals MVP Kevin Durant, it's actually been a bit of a blessing. And what does this all mean for the future of Kyrie Irving, who just so happens to grace the cover of the game's most recent version?  

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