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EA Sports has announced Gilbert Arenas, as cover athlete for NBA Live 08. Included are two screenshots, box art and movie clips showing off how happy Arenas is about being selected.
"Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that Washington Wizards All-Star Gilbert Arenas will be the cover athlete and spokesman of EA SPORTS™ NBA LIVE 08. This season Arenas displayed tremendous determination to emerge as one of the league’s most dangerous offensive players, rising to No. 3 in league scoring and leading the Wizards into the playoffs for the second straight season. NBA LIVE 08 is in development at EA Canada in Vancouver, BC, and will ship to stores worldwide this fall."

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# 1 jerk @ 05/01/07 01:36 AM
lol thats kinda odd.
coulda sworn i heard arenas talk about how much he loved the 2k series and that live wasn't real ball.
 
# 2 psufan @ 05/01/07 06:03 AM
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Originally Posted by jerk
lol thats kinda odd.
coulda sworn i heard arenas talk about how much he loved the 2k series and that live wasn't real ball.
I recall hearing the same thing. Also, isn't it early to be releasing the cover boy for next year's game when the season isn't even over yet?
 
# 3 Sheik @ 05/01/07 12:27 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by jerk
lol thats kinda odd.
coulda sworn i heard arenas talk about how much he loved the 2k series and that live wasn't real ball.

*lol*

I guess we all saw that interview..
but he isn't the only athlete that I've heard...has a gaming mistress..
from what I've been told.
Vick was a 2K Football head as well.
 
# 4 3rdAnswer @ 05/01/07 05:17 PM
Cover looks good.
 
# 5 TheMax1087 @ 05/01/07 06:32 PM
http://www.nba.com/wizards/chat/aren...pt_112105.html

carter grant, New York: Do you play nba live 2006

Gilbert Arenas: No. I play NBA2K. It's real, the NBA2K. The other one, now...it's too fake.
 
# 6 Living_Legend @ 05/01/07 08:43 PM
Woe to ye Gilbert! The Curse of the NBA Live Cover Athlete hast been laid upon thee~! :y4:
 
# 7 tutking @ 05/04/07 03:24 AM
maybe hes hopin that since he was cursed this year the cover curse will skip him nex year lol that quote about 2k is to funny though
 
# 8 NoleFan @ 05/04/07 06:40 AM
i didn't know that there was a supposed nba live curse. the madden curse is definitely real.
 
# 9 TheKingOfVa @ 05/11/07 02:20 PM
Congrats to my boy Arenas, my favorite NBA superstar
 

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