Earlier today, 2K Sports announced that Kyrie Irving will grace the cover of its NBA 2K18 video game. And the timing couldn't have been any more perfect with his Cleveland Cavaliers set to tip off their NBA Finals trilogy against the Golden State Warriors tonight in Oakland.
That being said, Uncle Drew's fans represented for their favorite player getting this prestigious look in a major way on Twitter and Instagram, managing to fend off his haters in the process.
Take a look at these reactions.
Kyrie definitely earned this cover. His fans were waiting patiently for it, too.
Let's see if this translates into Game 1 of the Finals tonight.
In their defense, Russell Westbrook did average a triple-double for the season.
Do you agree?
That was clutch to the 10th power.
Now, let's see if Kyrie can add to his hardware.
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