It is very clear that NBA 2K developers will release a brand new entry in the popular sports franchise. NBA 2K18 is expected to arrive in the last quarter of this year based on the previous game releases. It is supposed to bring new a vibe to the fans of the game through series of new additions, features and more. However, one of the most-anticipated things that fans wanted to see in the upcoming title is the new lineup it will feature.
Long-time followers of NBA 2K already know that the game will feature several classic teams as seen on NBA 2K17. The current game adds '95-'96 Chicago Bulls, The Showtime Lakers, Allen Iverson's Philadelphia 76ers. Also, fans saw the '12-'13 Miami Heat which features the Big Three LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh with Ray Allen on the roster.
With NBA 2K18 arriving, fans are expecting many of these teams added to the game. Currently, the '09-'10 Los Angeles Lakers is headlined on the NBA 2K18 wish list. It was noted that the 2007 Cleveland Cavaliers is currently available in-game. That means there's no reason for the developers not to add the iconic Lakers team that made back-to-back Championship several years ago.
Another classic team that could be added in the future NBA 2K game is the '10-'11 Chicago Bulls. This is the season where Derrick Rose became the youngest player to receive an NBA League Most Valuable Player award at only 22 years old.
With the recent events happening in the league regarding LaVar Ball, fans might want to see him in the next installment. For those who are uninitiated, Ball was the one who mentioned that he could beat Michael Jordan one-on-one. He also said that he could take down Charles Barkley in a basketball game.
There are also lots controversies that surround Ball, which involve several present NBA players such as LeBron James. With the possible addition of LaVar Ball to the game, players will have the freedom to match Ball with Jordan, Barkley and other NBA players involved.
Overall, it is worth noting that the above-mentioned details are just mere speculations and nothing is confirmed as of the moment. For now, take the following information with a grain of salt and expect for more official news, as the release date draws closer.