"NBA 2K17" is expected to be released on Sept. 20, 2016.Twitter/NBA2K

Upcoming simulation professional basketball video game "NBA 2K17" has revealed a new addition to its cover Jimmy Butler.

Butler is currently playing for Chicago Bulls and publisher 2K Games, which is behind the game's development, has been unveiling its list of cover players. The list now includes the likes of Karl-Anthony Towns, Andre Drummond, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

2K is yet to announce one more such cover star. Previously, 2K had already featured Derrick Rose and Michael Jordan.

Butler posted 20.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game. He also shot 45.4 percent from the floor in the year 2015-16.

Butler had previously hinted at his 2K inclusion when he appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" TV show where he said the he practices full court shots in "2K," Chicago Tribune reported.

Meanwhile, CNET shared a new video that shows behind the scenes video of a motion capturing being done for "NBA 2K17."

2K Games' studio in North America was reported to be one of the largest motion capturing studios in North America, Attack of the Fanboy reported. The site reportedly has over 144 cameras.

The video shows two NBA stars, Zach Lavine and Aaron Gordon in action.

CNET
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