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NBA 2K League alters season format, adds amateur teams

The NBA 2K League is dramatically altering its format for the 2022 season, focusing on tournament-based competition and letting amateur teams get a piece of the action. The season will run from April through August, with the focus on tournament play and qualifying events for tournaments. The traditional five-on-five tournaments — The Tipoff (season opener), […]

  • T-Wolves Gaming acquires TBShiftay from Heat Check Gaming

    Heat Check Gaming traded Abdafatah “TBShiftay” Noman to T-Wolves Gaming on Tuesday in exchange for the 11th overall pick in the 2022 NBA 2K League Draft. TBShiftay, a small forward, was Heat Check’s first-round pick (No. 13 overall) in the 2020 draft. TBShiftay played in 28 games (all starts) for Heat Check during the 2021 […]

  • avemario goes to DUX Gaming in NBA 2K League expansion draft

    DUX Gaming selected Mario “avemario” Ortega Ariza with the first pick in the NBA 2K League expansion draft on Wednesday. DUX, a Mexican team that will be the first NBA 2K League club based in Latin America, also added Brian “Killeyy” Diaz and Brentathan “Lord Beezus” Aasgaard. avemario was a rookie last season with Cavs […]

  • Mavs Gaming wins top pick in 2022 NBA 2K League Draft

    Mavs Gaming already won big before the 2022 NBA 2K League even started, earning the right Wednesday to make the top selection through the draft lottery. Cavs Legion GC earned the second overall pick to add a player to next year’s squad, while Bucks Gaming will select third overall. Lakers Gaming will draft fourth, while […]

  • NBA 2K League expanding into Mexico

    The NBA 2K League added an expansion team in Mexico on Wednesday, the first franchise based in Latin America. DUX Gaming becomes the league’s 24th team and the second located outside of the United States and Canada, joining China’s Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai. The purchase price of the franchise slot was $25 million, according to […]

  • Western Conference claims inaugural All-Star Game

    The Western Conference swept the Eastern Conference to claim the inaugural All-Star Game of the NBA 2K League on Saturday night in Brooklyn, N.Y. T-Wolves Gaming’s Dhwan “Shifty Kaii” White was named All-Star MVP. The West All-Stars won Game 1 71-54 and took the second, 61-58. The winners earn $18,000 while the Eastern representatives earned […]

  • Wizards District Gaming win second straight NBA 2K League title

    Wizards District Gaming swept Jazz Gaming 3-0 in the best-of-five finals to earn their second straight NBA 2K League championship Saturday at Mavs Gaming Hub in Dallas. In the process, the affiliate of the Washington Wizards secured the first-place prize of $450,000 and also became the first NBA 2K team to win multiple championships, let […]

  • Jazz, Wizards earn spot in NBA 2K League finals

    The defending NBA 2K League champions Wizards District Gaming swept NetsGC on Saturday to advance to the finals, where they will face Western Conference champion Jazz Gaming. The Jazz, the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference, defeated Warriors Gaming Squad to make the finals. The series went to a winner-take-all Game 3. Kimanni “Splashy” […]

  • Wizards, Nets, Jazz, Warriors reach NBA 2K League’s final four

    Defending NBA 2K League champions Wizards District Gaming advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 2-0 sweep of Knicks Gaming on Friday in Dallas. The Wizards will oppose NetsGC on Saturday for a berth in the NBA 2K League Finals on Sept. The Nets upset second-seeded Hornets Venom GT 2-0 in the other Eastern […]

  • Jazz, Warriors, Knicks, Nets win NBA 2K League playoff openers

    Brentathan “Lord Beezus” Aasgaard drained a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds left Thursday, sealing Jazz Gaming’s two-game sweep of Blazer5 Gaming in the first round of the NBA 2K League playoffs. The Jazz earned 81-60 and 84-81 wins over Blazer5 in first-round Western Conference action. In the other first-round Western Conference series, Warriors Gaming Squad […]

  • Knicks Gaming crowned champs of NBA 2K League’s Ticket

    Knicks Gaming rallied to defeat Blazer5 Gaming on Saturday and claim the championship of the NBA 2K League’s The Ticket tournament. Knicks Gaming lost the opener of the best-of-three finale 93-92, but won the next two, 113-97 and 102-92, to win the third and final in-season tournament. Guard Christopher “Duck” Charles was named tournament MVP, […]

  • Tigers, Blazer5 reach conference finals in NBA 2K League’s Ticket

    The Gen.G Tigers and Blazer5 Gaming earned wins Friday night to advance to their respective conference finals in the NBA 2K League’s The Ticket tournament. The Tigers edged Celtics Crossover Gaming 2-1 to earn a matchup with Knicks Gaming in the Eastern Conference final on Saturday. Blazer5 swept Cavs Legion GC 2-0 to set up […]

  • Celtics cruise through two rounds in NBA 2K League’s Ticket tourney

    Celtics Crossover Gaming registered back-to-back sweeps Thursday to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals of the NBA 2K League’s “The Ticket” tournament. The event featured the seven Eastern Conference teams and six Western Conference teams that did not earn the automatic playoff berths that went to the top five in each conference. One team per […]

  • Pistons GT record sweep, clinches playoff berth

    Pistons Gaming won both games of their doubleheader on Saturday night to clinch the final playoff spot in the NBA 2K league on the final night of the regular season. The Pistons (16-12) claimed the fifth and final playoff berth in the Western Conference with 92-74 and 95-84 wins over Hawks Talon GC, who finished […]

  • Nets, Warriors, Jazz grab NBA 2K League playoff spots

    NetsGC, Warriors Gaming Squad and Jazz Gaming sealed berths in the NBA 2K League playoffs on Friday — and none of the three teams was in action. The Nets (15-11) wrapped up the fifth and final automatic Eastern Conference postseason berth when Knicks Gaming fell 87-66 to Blazer5 Gaming. The Knicks won the back half […]

  • 76ers wrap up NBA 2K League playoff berth with split

    Fifth-place 76ers GC, after losing 83-81 to Heat Check Gaming 83-81 to tip off the NBA 2K League slate of games Thursday, rallied to take the second game 80-74 and clinch an Eastern Conference playoff berth. The top five teams in each conference earn playoff bids, and the 76ers (16-12) join Wizards District Gaming (22-6), […]

  • Grizz Gaming earn sweep to maintain standing

    In NBA 2K League action Wednesday, Grizz Gaming earned a sweep over Raptors Uprising GC, winning 75-66 and 88-75 to maintain their hold on third place in the East. In Game 1, the Grizz withstood 29 points from point guard Artreyo “Dimez” Boyd thanks in part to their own point guard Zach “Vandi” Vandivier, who […]

  • NBA 2K League to stage All-Star Game

    The NBA 2K League inaugural All-Star Game will take place Sept. 25, to be livestreamed on Twitch and YouTube. Seven players each from the Eastern and Western Conferences will be selected to play in the game by what the league described Tuesday as “a vote of fans, current NBA 2K League players, head coaches and […]

  • East-leading Wizards District Gaming sweeps two games

    Wizards District Gaming padded their lead in the NBA 2K League’s Eastern Conference with a doubleheader sweep of the Gen.G Tigers on Saturday night, one of two sweeps on the day. Mavs Gaming also took a pair of games from Bucks Gaming. In the day’s other games, 76ers GC and Celtics Crossover Gaming split their […]

  • T-Wolves stumble to NBA 2K League split vs. Cavs

    T-Wolves Gaming dropped into a tie for first in the NBA 2K League’s Western Conference after splitting two games with Cavs Legion GC on Friday. The T-Wolves (19-7) are now level with Pacers Gaming (19-7) after falling 84-67 to the Cavs (8-16) before winning the rematch 76-73. Dhwan “ShiftyKaii” White’s tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds […]

  • Wizards earn split, keep hold on 1st place in NBA 2K’s East

    Wizards District Gaming earned a split with Knicks Gaming on Thursday night to keep a foothold on first place in NBA 2K League’s Eastern Conference. The Knicks rebounded from a sweep the night before and played the Wizards tough, winning 75-72 before dropping a tight one, 73-71, in Week 9 action. John “JBM” Mascone had […]

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