words // Brandon Richard

With the NBA Finals beginning tonight, 2K Sports used the stage to announce the cover athlete for its NBA 2K14 video game — LeBron James.

The reveal was made in the short clip above, which features James and five-time NBA Champion Steve Kerr. A full look at the cover can be seen below. Last year's game was covered by the trio of Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant and Derrick Rose.

Release date for the game is set for October 1.

LeBron James Covers NBA 2K14