Listen, I've been a New York Knick fan all my long-suffering life, but I never thought onetime dunk champ Kenny "Sky" Walker would ever be deemed a video game legend. But there he is, sitting on the new list of incoming all-stars that 2K Sports will be adding to their hit basketball game.
For 800 Microsoft points, NBA 2K12 will be offering up more than 40 players from the last 50 years of hoops history in the Legends Showcase DLC, and the athletes will be wearing period-accurate uniforms and sporting ratings that reflect their best on-court performances. Legends showcase also adds a tweak to the game's aesthetic, rendering the Times Square locale in a cel-shaded art style.
The full list of Legends is below. You might not see your favourite player, but it's a good representation of classic ballers. Me, I'm waiting for Anthony Mason.
Complete List of New Legends George Mikan (1951 Lakers) Bob Cousy (1957 Celtics) Bob Pettit (1959 Hawks) Nate Thurmond (1967 Warriors) Lenny Wilkens (1968 Hawks) Dave Bing (1968 Pistons) Wes Unseld (1969 Bullets) Connie Hawkins (1970 Suns) Dave Cowens (1973 Celtics) Tiny Archibald (1973 Kings) Spencer Haywood (1973 Sonics) Bob McAdoo (1975 Braves) Elvin Hayes (1975 Bullets) Rick Barry (1975 Warriors) Bob Lanier (1977 Pistons) David Thompson (1978 Nuggets) Jamaal Wilkes (1981 Lakers) Jack Sikma (1982 Sonics) Alex English (1983 Nuggets) Adrian Dantley (1984 Jazz) Bernard King (1984 Knicks) Rolando Blackman (1984 Mavericks) Kiki Vandeweghe (1984 Nuggets) Mark Eaton (1985 Jazz) Sleepy Floyd (1987 Warriors) Fat Lever (1988 Nuggets) Mark Jackson (1989 Knicks) Kenny Walker (1989 Knicks) Dale Ellis (1989 Sonics) Artis Gilmore (1978 Bulls) Derek Harper (1990 Mavericks) Tom Chambers (1990 Suns) Kevin Johnson (1990 Suns) Reggie Lewis (1993 Celtics) Dan Majerle (1993 Suns) Kenny Anderson (1994 Nets) Cedric Ceballos (1994 Suns) Dee Brown (1995 Celtics) Gheorge Muresan (1996 Bullets) Glen Rice (1997 Hornets) Shawn Bradley (1997 Mavericks) Steve Smith (1998 Hawks) Jalen Rose (2001 Pacers) Jamal Mashburn (2003 Hornets)