NBA 2K19's MyCAREER mode - entitled "The Way Back" - focuses on a player nicknamed 'A.I.' who spends time in the Chinese Basketball League and NBA G-League before earning a shot in the NBA.

Players can begin their MyCAREER on August 31 when The Prelude is available on XBL & PSN.

The cast for The Way Back is an impressive one: Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense, Silicon Valley), Michael Rapaport (True Romance, Deep Blue Sea), Anthony Mackie (Avengers, The Hurt Locker), Aldis Hodge (Leverage, Straight Outta Compton, Hidden Figures), Rob Huebel (The Descendants, Bob's Burgers), Blake Jenner (The Edge of Seventeen), Ricky Whittle (The 100, American Gods), Mo McRae (Wild, Lee Daniels' The Butler), and Ginger Gonzaga (Wrecked, Togetherness).