The rumors of the presence of national teams in NBA 2K17 are confirmed since after the announcement of the presence of Australia, 2K Sports has just formalize the presence of Team USA in 2016 in the game. The list of teams should soon available but at the moment no confirmation of such from the France team.
The last time the players were able to take control of Team USA was in NBA 2K13 with the team of 2012 but also the 1992 Dream Team Dream Team who will also be present in the 2K17 release.
Note that you can already pre-order the game, here for example.
Here is the press 2K Sports:
2K Announces Partnership with USA Basketball, the federation of the United States basketball, which will allow all the players in the team of the United States 2016 basketball, including his coach Mike Krzyzewski, to figure NBA 2K17 in the next episode of NBA simulation franchise best-selling and highest-rated *. Fans who pre-order NBA 2K17 will be the legendary “Dream Team” USA Basketball 1992 and a jersey My PLAYER USAB to make the most of their USA Basketball experience.
2K also reveals that the famous coach of Duke University and the American team, Mike Krzyzewski, will make his first appearance in the NBA 2K series. Krzyzewski, nicknamed “Coach K” will be on the sidelines to coach the US national team in NBA 2K17. He will also appear in a tutorial revisited focused on learning the basic strategies of basketball with, among others, pick and roll, defensive positioning, ball movement, bounce protection and reading the game.
“Basketball is part of the history of sport in the United States and I am very happy that the fans can play with the size of this year’s NBA 2K” said Krzyzewski, who, since 2008, won four consecutive gold medals in international tournaments as a coach of the US team. “NBA 2K17 is the best way to approach the legends of the” Dream Team “while paying tribute to the talent of the workforce this year. ”
Composed of Legends Hall of Fame in the NBA, including Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Clyde Drexler, Karl Malone and David Robinson, the “Dream Team” in 1992 is considered one of the largest, if not the most great, never made teams in the history of basketball. Fans will oppose this legendary team players to the national team USAB this year, including Paul George, who appears on the cover of NBA 2K17, and athletes Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving of Team 2K.
“We are always looking to bring the fans the best teams and the best players of the sport, and that’s what prompted this collaboration with USA Basketball and Coach K for NBA 2K17,” said Alfie Brody, vice president of marketing at NBA 2K. “We found no better way to wish good luck to the team in 2016 paying tribute this year to the legacy of the USAB while giving fans the opportunity to play with the historic team and the current team. ”
NBA 2K17 Standard Edition will be available in digital and physical format retail price of € 69.99 on Xbox One and Playstation4, € 49.99 for Xbox 360, PlayStation3 and Windows PC. Due out September 16, 2016.
NBA 2K17 Legend Kobe Bryant Edition will be available in digital and physical format retail price of € 89.99 on Xbox One and Playstation4.
NBA 2K17 Kobe Bryant Legend Gold Edition is available for pre-order (in digital format only) and offers fans the ultimate experience in retail price of € 109.99 with the entire contents of NBA 2K17 Legend Edition and bonus items .