NBA 2K League Week 3 Starts Tonight, Here's a Preview and Schedule
The NBA 2K League regular season continues tonight, with week 3 set to tipoff at 6:00 PM ET, with 5 games scheduled. Another 4 games will be played on Thursday, with 5 more to wrap up week 3 on Friday night. All of the games can be seen on Twitch and YouTube.
Check out a preview of events below, along with the full schedule for week 3.
REMATCH OF THE ENDGAME: On Saturday, April 6, 76ers GC defeated Celtics Crossover Gaming 70-52 in the endgame of THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T, the league’s first tournament of the season. Ethan “Radiant” White (left) was named MVP, averaging 19.6 points and 8.4 assists for the tournament. Boston will get their chance to avenge that defeat when they visit Philadelphia on Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. ET.
JUST KIDS FROM BROOKLYN: Neighbors of Captain America, Brooklyn’s resident esports heroes, NetsGC, will compete against two 2018 NBA 2K League playoff teams. On Wednesday, April 25, Brooklyn will host Raptors Uprising GC on 9 p.m. ET and on Thursday, April 26, they will host Blazer5 Gaming at 9 p.m. ET. (Fun fact: NetsGC point guard Isaiah “Wavy.Zay” Hancock’s (left) favorite supervillain is Thanos.)
WE HAVE A BEAR: Like Hulk in the Marvel Universe, No. 11 overall pick in the 2019 NBA 2K League Draft Michael “BearDaBeast” Key has smashed his way onto the scene with averages of 15.5 points and eight assists for the regular season. On Wednesday, April 24, BearDaBeast and T-Wolves Gaming will be featured in action twice when they host Raptors Uprising GC at 7 p.m. ET and host Magic Gaming at 9 p.m. ET.
MARK V: Currently undefeated and with two games scheduled in Week 3, Mavs Gaming will attempt to become the first NBA 2K League team to reach five wins in the 2019 regular season. On Wednesday, April 24, Mavs Gaming will visit Lakers Gaming at 7 p.m. ET while on Thursday, April 25, they will host Heat Check Gaming at 6 p.m. ET. (Fun fact: Mavs Gaming small forward Justin “Sherm” Sherman’s favorite superhero is Iron Man.)
WEEK 3 SCHEDULE
Wednesday, April 24
- Knicks Gaming @ Magic Gaming 6 PM
- Raptors Uprising GC @ T-Wolves Gaming 7 PM
- Mavs Gaming @ Lakers Gaming 8 PM
- Magic Gaming @ T-Wolves Gaming 9 PM
- Heat Check Gaming @ Lakers Gaming 10 PM
Thursday, April 25
- Heat Check Gaming @ Mavs Gaming 6 PM
- Celtics Crossover Gaming @ 76ers GC 7 PM
- Knicks Gaming @ Pistons GT 8 PM
- Raptors Uprising GC @ NetsGC 9 PM
Friday, April 26
- Cavs Legion GC @ Blazer5 Gaming 6 PM
- Celtics Crossover Gaming @ Kings Guard Gaming 7 PM
- Cavs Legion GC @ Pistons GT 8 PM
- Blazer5 Gaming @ NetsGC 9 PM
- Kings Guard Gaming @ 76ers GC 10 PM