When NBA 2K12‘s new DLC entitled the Legends Showcase launches this Holiday season, it is going to bring a little more to the game than we expected. In addition to the new gameplay modes, 2K has also announced that the update will bring an additional 45 Legends of the Hardwood to the game as well.

In addition to those great players already included in the game, you can expect to get your hands on (in no particular order):

  • George Mikan (1951 Lakers)
  • David Thompson (1978 Nuggets) 
  • Derek Harper (1990 Mavericks)
  • Bob Cousy (1957 Celtics) 
  • Jamaal Wilkes (1981 Lakers) 
  • Tom Chambers (1990 Suns)
  • Bob Pettit (1959 Hawks) 
  • Jack Sikma (1982 Sonics) 
  • Kevin Johnson (1990 Suns)
  • Nate Thurmond (1967 Warriors) 
  • Alex English (1983 Nuggets) 
  • Reggie Lewis (1993 Celtics)
  • Lenny Wilkens (1968 Hawks) 
  • Adrian Dantley (1984 Jazz) 
  • Dan Majerle (1993 Suns)
  • Dave Bing (1968 Pistons) 
  • Bernard King (1984 Knicks) 
  • Kenny Anderson (1994 Nets)
  • Wes Unseld (1969 Bullets) 
  • Rolando Blackman (1984 Mavericks) 
  • Cedric Ceballos (1994 Suns)
  • Connie Hawkins (1970 Suns) 
  • Kiki Vandeweghe (1984 Nuggets) 
  • Dee Brown (1995 Celtics)
  • Dave Cowens (1973 Celtics) 
  • Mark Eaton (1985 Jazz) 
  • Gheorge Muresan (1996 Bullets)
  • Tiny Archibald (1973 Kings) 
  • Sleepy Floyd (1987 Warriors) 
  • Glen Rice (1997 Hornets)
  • Spencer Haywood (1973 Sonics) 
  • Fat Lever (1988 Nuggets) 
  • Shawn Bradley (1997 Mavericks)
  • Bob McAdoo (1975 Braves) 
  • Mark Jackson (1989 Knicks) 
  • Steve Smith (1998 Hawks)
  • Elvin Hayes (1975 Bullets) 
  • Kenny Walker (1989 Knicks) 
  • Jalen Rose (2001 Pacers)
  • Rick Barry (1975 Warriors) 
  • Dale Ellis (1989 Sonics) 
  • Jamal Mashburn (2003 Hornets)
  • Bob Lanier (1977 Pistons) 
  • Artis Gilmore (1978 Bulls) 
  • George Mikan (1951 Lakers)

Each player is being presented with stats that correlate to the peak years in their careers along with unique uniforms to represent their teams at the time. You can check out a new trailer for the DLC and some new images above. The Legends Showcase is expected to launch sometime in the next 2 months for $9.99 on both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.