Portland Trail Blazers stud point guard Damian Lillard broke the news himself Monday morning, announcing via Instagram that he’s the cover athlete for the 2015 version of the popular NBA Live video game series from EA Sports. Per the Oregonian:

“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.”