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
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
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
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
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 twitch.tv/universityofky, connecting and unifying the community.… Read the rest
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
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
The first stage of qualifying for the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft will begin Tuesday, October 22 and will run through Sunday, November 10.
- To measure commitment and skill, each player will be required to win at least 50 games in NBA 2K20’s Pro-Am Team Arena or at The Rec and win at least 50 percent of his or her games in order to advance in the process.
The NBA 2K League announced that Gen.G, the global esports organization connecting the best gamers in the U.S. and Asia, will launch an NBA 2K League team from Shanghai that will join the other 22 NBA 2K League teams for the 2020 season. The Shanghai franchise will be the centerpiece of a long-term strategic relationship between the NBA 2K League and Gen.G… Read the rest
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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
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
Turner & IMG’s ELEAGUE has partnered with 2K and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) to offer fans a star-studded tournament of Saber Interactive’s hit two-on-two arcade basketball game NBA 2K Playgrounds 2. The competition will feature Shaquille O’Neal, Baron Davis, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kyle Kuzma, Trae Young & Jaren Jackson Jr.… Read the rest
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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
Collegiate StarLeague announced that NBA 2K19 is coming to US and Canadian college and university campuses.
The competition – which will commence in January 2019 – will provide players at more than 1,600 participating Collegiate StarLeague colleges and universities the chance to represent their school in the world’s largest collegiate esports program.… Read the rest