EA Sports NBA Live 15 has selected Damian Lillard as its cover athlete.

"I'm so honored and I'm so blessed to be in this position," said Lillard. "I'm so thankful to EA Sports for making me the cover guy. It's been a long time coming. It took a lot of hard work, and it's a dream come true."

Lillard is entering his third NBA season with the Portland Trail Blazers and also signed a major endorsement contract with Adidas this year.