It’s time to get serious about NBA action. Starting this weekend, 16 teams will begin battling for the 2017 NBA title. And to celebrate, Apple has taken the time to highlight some awesome illustrations of NBA stars made by artist Rob Zilla using an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and the Adobe Illustrator Draw app.
Part of Warrior Fans Night
Artist, teacher, and sports fan Robert Generette III is a Washington, D.C. native also goes by “Rob Zilla.”
He shared the exclusive illustration of Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant. During the regular season finale in Oakland, California, the team will recognize Zilla and his work at halftime during Warriors Fan Night.
The artist has also been tapped by the Washington Wizards to create murals and illustrations of their players with the iPad Pro as well.