On July 19th, 2KSports announced Chris Paul as the new cover athlete for NBA 2K8. Chris Paul, starting point guard for the New Orleans Hornet average 17.3 PPG, 4.40 RPG and 8.9 APG for 2006-07 season. Following two All-American seasons at Wake Forest University, the Winston-Salem, NC native was the fourth overall selection by the New Orleans Hornets in the 2005 NBA Draft.
“It’s a great honor to be a part of the best NBA video game title, let alone the guy on the cover,” said Chris Paul. “I’m a big time video gamer and it’s a dream come true to be on the cover and represent the next NBA 2K game, NBA 2K8.”