In July 20th, Danilo Gallinari update his twitter, and the main content translation is:" I am honored to be the cover athlete for @NBA2K! Play with me #NBA2K17 since September 16.#ThisIsNotAGame".

If you known few about him, check his information in Wikipedia.

Danilo Gallinari

On February 22, 2011, Gallinari was traded to the Denver Nuggets in a three-team trade, which also involved the Minnesota Timberwolves, that brought Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups to New York. In just his second game with the Nuggets, he almost matched his career high with a 30-point effort in an overtime loss against the Portland Trail Blazers.

During the 2011 NBA lockout he returned to Italy to play for Emporio Armani Milan.

On January 25, 2012, Gallinari signed a multi-year contract extension with the Nuggets.

On April 5, 2013, it was announced that Gallinari would miss the remainder of the 2012–13 season because of an ACL injury. The same injury forced him out of the entire 2013–14 season as well.

On October 29, 2014, Gallinari made his return for the Nuggets, scoring 7 points on 1-of-8 shooting in a season opening win over the Detroit Pistons. On March 22, 2015, Gallinari scored a career-high 40 points on 12-of-21 shooting in a 119–100 win over the Orlando Magic. Gallinari later eclipsed his career high with 47 points in a double overtime loss to the Dallas Mavericks on April 10, 2015.

On August 3, 2015, Gallinari signed a two-year contract extension with the Nuggets. On November 17, 2015, he scored a season-high 32 points in a 115–98 win over the NBA 2K17 Coins New Orleans Pelicans.

On February 5, 2016, he set a new season high with 33 points in a 115–110 win over the Chicago Bulls. On February 26, 2016, Gallinari had an ankle injury missing many games and will be out of the reminder of the season.

Gallinari was a member of the Under-16 and Under-18 Italian national teams. He played at the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship and won the bronze medal at the 2005 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.

He was later selected for the senior national team to play in EuroBasket 2007 but was forced to withdraw due to an injury that he suffered in preparation before the tournament. He was called up to the squad that would take part in EuroBasket 2015 to start on 5 September.

The releasing day is really coming, his fans must be very excited for the new season.