The NBA 2K League regular season continues tonight, with week 9 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 7 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 9.
LEADERS OFF THE COURT: Two of the NBA 2K League’s most respected head coaches – Derric Franklin for Miami and Ivan Curtiss for Brooklyn – will match wits when NetsGC visits Heat Check Gaming on Friday, June 21 at 8 p.m. ET. Curtiss served in the U.S. Navy and after honorable discharge, he found his dream playing NBA 2K and became one of the most prominent figures in the 2K community. Franklin spent eight years in the U.S. Army and served two tours overseas. After leaving the army, he also discovered his love for NBA 2K and became a pillar in the community. Last November, Franklin was honored at a ceremony in Miami where he met Heat President and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Pat Riley.
PLAYOFF PUSH: With four regular-season weeks left, NBA 2K League teams have set their eyes on the 2019 NBA 2K League Playoffs, which tip off Wednesday, July 24 at the NBA 2K League Studio Powered by Intel in Long Island City, New York. Each playoff round will be a best-of-three series. The seven teams with the best regular-season records are guaranteed playoff spots. In addition to those seven teams, Xavier “Type” Vescovi and Warriors Gaming Squad are guaranteed a playoff spot by winning THE TICKET powered by AT&T. The playoffs will culminate with the 2019 NBA 2K League Finals on Saturday, August 3, and the Finals will be a best-of-five series.
WARRIORS VS. MAVS: After winning THE TICKET, Alex “Bsmoove” Reese and Warriors Gaming Squad will look to use their momentum to earn a victory over Artreyo “Dimez” Boyd and a formidable Mavs Gaming Squad on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. ET. Along with Dimez, Mavs Gaming has received impressive play from rookies Peter “PeteBeBallin” Malin (14.5 PPG, 11.2 RPG) and Moustapha “Mo” Saab (16.5 PPG, 3.8 APG). Currently the No. 2 seed in the standings, Dallas is 10-1 in the 2019 regular season.
WEEK 9 SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS (Full Schedule Here)
Wednesday, June 19
- Warriors Gaming Squad @ Mavs Gaming 6 PM
- Warriors Gaming Squad @ Celtics Crossover Gaming 9 PM
Thursday, June 20
- Wizards District Gaming @ Pacers Gaming 6 PM
- Mavs Gaming @ Celtics Crossover Gaming 9 PM
Friday, June 21
- Jazz Gaming @ Blazer5 Gaming 6 PM
- NetsGC @ Heat Check Gaming 8 PM
- 1. Blazer5 Gaming (10-1)
- 2. Mavs Gaming (10-1)
- 3. Warriors Gaming Squad (7-4)
- 4. Kings Guard Gaming (7-4)
- 5. 76ers GC (7-4)
- 6. Pacers Gaming (6-4)
- 7. Cavs Legion GC (7-5)
- 8. Bucks Gaming (6-5)
- 9. Magic Gaming (6-5)
- 10. NetsGC (5-5)
- 11. Jazz Gaming (5-5)
- 12. Raptors Uprising GC (5-6)
- 13. Grizz Gaming (5-6)
- 14. T-Wolves Gaming (5-6)
- 15. Celtics Crossover Gaming (4-5)
- 16. Wizards District Gaming (4-6)
- 17. Hawks Talon GC (4-6)
- 18. Heat Check Gaming (4-7)
- 19. Knicks Gaming (2-8)
- 20. Lakers Gaming (2-9)
- 21. Pistons GT(1-10)