NBA 2K, High School Esports League Teams Pro-Am Summer Challenge

High School Esports League (HSEL) has announced a new partnership with the NBA 2K community for its 2021 Summer Challenge esports tournament. This partnership will connect professional esports athletes and coaches directly with high school students through the entirely free Summer Challenge competition — for the first time featuring an NBA 2K21 5v5 Pro-Am tournament, virtual events, and informational sessions.… Read the rest

Turtle Beach & Wizards District Gaming, NBA 2K League champions team up

Turtle Beach  announced a new partnership with the reigning NBA 2K League champions, Wizards District Gaming (WDG). With this agreement, WDG’s teams and players will be using Turtle Beach’s flagship Elite Pro 2 performance gaming headset as they continue to be a dominant force on the digital court.
Wizards District Gaming are the reigning NBA 2K League Champions after defeating Warriors Gaming Squad in four games during the 2020 NBA 2K League Finals.
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NBA 2K League’s Gen.G Tigers Relocate To University Of Kentucky

Global esports organization Gen.G announced that it is relocating its NBA 2K League franchise, the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai, to facilities located at the University of Kentucky to compete virtually in its second season in the league and joining the new 12-team Eastern Conference.

Kicking off its 2021 NBA 2K League season with THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T on May 19-22 with a prize pool of $160,000, the team will practice and compete in the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union Esports Lounge at The Cornerstone.… Read the rest

FIBA Esports Open III, Team Great Britain will be participating

British Esports and British Basketball have formed a team of NBA 2k21 esports players to represent Great Britain on the global stage in the upcoming FIBA Esports Open III, taking place across three different weekends throughout April and May.

For the first time, the North & Central America and Europe Conferences will consist of two divisions: Current Generation (PS4) and Next Generation (PS5).… Read the rest

NBA 2K League 2021 Season Begins May 19

The NBA 2K League announced its 2021 regular-season schedule and season-long competition structure.  The 16-week season will begin Wednesday, May 19 with THE TIPOFF Powered by AT&T, and will conclude Saturday, Sept. 4 with the 2021 NBA 2K League Finals Delivered by DoorDash.  The 23 teams will play 28 regular-season games each.… Read the rest

University Of Kentucky To Host “Hoops At Home” NBA 2K Tournament

Global esports organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky today announced details for the return of its popular Hoops at Home NBA 2K tournament which will take place April 9-11. The tournament will provide the opportunity for players to participate in a distinctive NBA 2K basketball experience on, connecting and unifying the community.… Read the rest

NBA® 2K21 Available Worldwide

2K is proud to announce that NBA® 2K21 for next-generation consoles is now available worldwide. Releasing today for Xbox Series X|S and on November 12, 2020 in certain jurisdictions for PlayStation®5*, NBA 2K21 is built from the ground up to fully utilize the incredible power, speed and technology enabled by the next-generation of consoles.… Read the rest

NBA2K tournament for Chicago high school students

TGS Esports Inc. has teamed up with Chicago Gaming United to produce an epic NBA2K tournament for Chicagoland high school students, with the winner of each division receiving educational scholarships.

“School isn’t just about education. It’s about sports, friends, and most importantly finding a community. The pandemic has really highlighted how important these connections are for teens,” said Spiro Khouri, CEO of TGS.… Read the rest

NBA 2K League – Player Protections & Expansion Draft Possibilities Pt. 1

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Player protections and retention figure to be hot-button NBA 2K League topics every single year and this offseason is no different. All teams besides one have publicly announced their player protections with some interesting calls along the way. An early trend you will notice is a pointed attempt to keep competent point guards, leaving plenty of talented wings and bigs up for grabs during the Expansion Draft.… Read the rest

NBA 2K League Tips Off 2019 Season on April 2, 2019

The NBA 2K League today announced the competition structure for the 2019 season.  The 18-week season will begin Tuesday, April 2 with THE TIPOFF and will conclude Saturday, Aug. 3 with the 2019 NBA 2K League Finals.  The complete schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.

All regular-season games will take place at the NBA 2K League Studio Powered by Intel in Long Island City, New York, and will be livestreamed on Twitch.  … Read the rest

2019 NBA 2K League Draft Order

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By winning the NBA 2K League Draft Lottery, Jazz Gaming will have the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA 2K League Draft.

The first-ever NBA 2K League Expansion Draft was held September 26. Prior to the Expansion Draft, the original 17 teams each protected two players who were on their year one roster.… Read the rest