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EA Sports had its eyes on the prize for NBA Live 20

  • According to an industry source with knowledge of the situation, EA Sports had its eyes on the prize for NBA Live 20. The publisher reportedly offered to make Duke star and the consensus No. 1 pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Zion Williamson its cover athlete for NBA Live 20.

    The offer was reportedly in the range of $1 million, but according to the source, there was a disconnection and now Williamson will not be Live 20's cover athlete. Things could change as neither NBA Live nor NBA 2K has announced their cover athletes, though we know the Legend's Edition choice has leaked for the latter. This agreement would have been huge for EA as it would have likely blocked 2K from using Williamson for motion capture and any advertisements leading up to the release of NBA 2K20.

    Based on the source mentioned, the sticking point in a deal could have to do with Williamson suing Prime Sports. He signed a deal with them once he declared for the NBA Draft, but that agreement didn’t have the proper “state-requirement verbiage.” At the end of May, he signed with CAA as his agent representation ahead of the 2019 NBA Draft. If you are in lack of NBA Live 20 Coins, visit our, a reliable and cheap online in-game currency store.

    So that means that Duke’s Zion Williamson may not be the cover star for the upcoming game. He’ll still be the No. 1 overall pick for all intents and purposes as just about every analyst believes he’s the best prospect available in some time. That should mean he’ll be in a New Orleans Pelicans jersey for the 2019-20 NBA season, barring some sort of trade ahead of or during the draft.

    With Zion Williamson out, that leaves it open to more NBA Live 20 cover rumors to swirl. One would have to think EA Sports won’t use another rookie in the upcoming draft as there aren’t any with the sort of profile that Zion has, yet.For the NBA Live 19 cover star, the Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid graced the game’s box front. Embiid was an All-Star this past season and continues to be one of the game’s popular stars.