NBA Live 2002 cover boy announced
It has been announced today that Steve Francis has come to agreements with EA Sports as being the official spokesperson for NBA Live 2002. Francis has been kind enough to even help with game development and design.
"I'm really excited to be back with EA Sports for NBA Live 2002," said Francis. "My experience as spokesperson for March Madness 2000 was amazing and I'm really looking forward to working on NBA Live to help make it the best NBA game around. After seeing an early version of the game I have no doubt it will be the must have basketball game for 2002."
"We are very proud to have Steve Francis as our spokesman for NBA Live 2002," said producer Kevin Wilkinson, formerly the producer of the critically acclaimed NHL 2001. "Steve is a great young man and a great basketball player. EA Sports is very excited to work with him once again, this time on NBA Live 2002, and to continue relationship with him going forward."
Just recently, EA Sports announced that Super Mario Lemiuex will grace the cover of NHL 2002. NBA Live has been given a winter 2001release date for the PS2 and other consoles.
8/14/2001 Matt Stensrud