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Candace Parker Is Now The First Female Basketball Player To Appear On The Cover Of NBA 2K

Black women are breaking barriers left and right! According to ESPN, Candace Parker will now become the first female basketball player to grace the cover of NBA 2K. The Chicago Sky star will represent the WNBA’s 25th-anniversary special edition NBA 2K22 game set to be released on Sept. 10. “I grew up a video game fanatic, that’s what I did, to the point where my brothers would give me the fake controller when I was younger where I think I was playing and I wasn’t,” said Parker . “All I wanted to do was just be like them. As a kid growing up, you dream of having your own shoe and dream of being in a video game. Those are an athlete as a kid’s dreams. To be able to experience that, I don’t take it lightly.”   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Candace Parker (@candaceparker) For Parker, the historic move resonates much more now that she’s been in the WNBA for over a decade. “I think when you’re young and experience these types of things, you’re onto the next thing,” she...

Jul 14, 2021