5 Prominent Athletes Who Took Forever to Get a Video Game Cover

After ten years in the NBA, LeBron James is finally getting on the cover of a video game. STACK asks, "What took so long?" And who else among elite athletes was snubbed until late in their careers?

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LeBron James 2K14

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When it was announced that LeBron James would appear on the cover of the upcoming NBA 2K14, the first video game cover of his stellar 10-year career, everyone had one question: What took so long? That answer isn't clear, but it got us thinking here at STACK. Who are some other great athletes who were passed over for video game covers until later in their careers?

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