EA have announced that Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will appear on the cover of NBA Live 16. Westbrook is a fan favourite and one of the most explosive and versatile players in the NBA.
Westbrook is a four time NBA All-Star and in 2015 was named NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player. He also won a gold medal in the 2012 London Olympics and the 2010 FIBA World Championships.
EA SPORTS VP of Marketing Anthony Stevenson said “NBA LIVE 16 is all about self-expression, and who better embodies that than Westbrook, both on and off the court? Russell plays every game like he has something to prove. Our team is building NBA LIVE the exact same way, so we’re thrilled to have him as an ambassador for our game.”
EA will give fans a fist glimpse at the gameplay at E3 next week. EA are also encouraging fans to tune into the live briefing which is scheduled for 8pm GMT June 15 for an announcement regarding this years game.