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Michael Jordan confirmed for NBA 2K11 cover

Retired Chicago Bulls legend hits the hardwood once more as the spokesman for 2K Sports' upcoming hoops sim; October 5 tip-off confirmed.

Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan
Steve Lipofsky via Wikimedia Commons

Last year, Take-Two Interactive secured Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant to be the cover athlete of its annual installment in the NBA 2K series of basketball sims.

So how does the company top having arguably the best current basketball player in the world on its cover? It goes out and gets perhaps the best player of all time, a 14-time All-Star with six championship rings and five league MVP awards on his resume.

There go the last bragging rights NBA 2K5 cover star Ben Wallace had on Jordan.

Take-Two on Thursday officially announced that Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan will be on the cover of NBA 2K11 when the game debuts on multiple platforms October 5.

Read more of "Jordan confirmed for NBA 2K11 cover" at GameSpot.