KENNY’S MONTH: Having led Raptors Uprising GC to an undefeated start and league-best seven wins, point guard Kenneth “Kenny Got Work” Hailey was named NBA 2K League Player of the Month for May. The Memphis-native has averaged 33.5 points and 6.5 assists in his remarkable start to the season. Hailey and Raptors Uprising GC will visit 2019 NBA 2K League MVP Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser and Blazer5 Gaming on Thursday, June 11 at 9 p.m. ET in a highly-anticipated matchup.
A TEAM GROWS IN BROOKLYN: With averages of 32 points and 8.6 assists, NetsGC rookie point guard Josh “Choc” Humphries was named NBA 2K League Player of the Week for Week 5. Humphries is joined by talented center Aziz “Shuttles” Salem, who’s averaging a double-double of 10.6 points and 14.5 rebounds. The talented duo will face a challenge when they visit Kings Guard Gaming and its stout defense in the NBA 2K League “Game of the Week” on Friday, June 12 at 9 p.m. ET.
THE TIPOFF: The NBA 2K League announced details today of the league’s first in-season tournament of the season, THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T. The tournament will be played over the course of four days (Tuesday, June 16 – Friday, June 19), and all 23 teams will compete in the tournament remotely from their local markets for a total prize pool of $160,000.
ADAPTING TO CHANGE: Blazer5 Gaming and Mavs Gaming are featured in the latest edition of the NBA 2K League’s award-winning content series, “NBA 2K League Locked In powered by AT&T.” The episode takes fans behind-the-scenes as the two teams adjust to remote gameplay to start the NBA 2K League season.
VOICES FROM THE CROWD: Six-time NFL Pro Bowl player Chad Johnson tweeted about watching NBA 2K League action last Friday night while 2019 WNBA Champion Aerial Powers from the Washington Mystics revealed her impressive outdoor setup to catch the excitement.
AROUND THE WORLD: Beginning tonight, NBA 2K League matches will be broadcasted in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar and Australia on eGG Network, marking the league’s first-ever linear telecast in Southeast Asia.
THIS IS NOT A GAME – CB13:
Entering Week 6 with averages of 32.5 points and 7.4 assists, Warriors Gaming Squad point guard Charles “CB13” Bostwick is making a big impact this season. From Broad Channel, N.Y., Bostwick takes classes at the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University during the offseason. The dynamic point guard also played varsity basketball in high school, volunteered with the Center for Working Families in Quito, Ecuador back in 2017 and enjoys fishing in his free time.
Bostwick and Warriors Gaming Squad will visit Jazz Gaming on Wednesday, June 10 at 9 p.m. ET.