Basketball fans who have missed seeing dunks and three-pointers can now tune into eGG Network to catch the world’s best NBA 2K players compete in the NBA 2K League.
The NBA 2K League is a joint venture between the NBA and NBA 2K game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., and is the first official esports league operated by a U.S. professional sports league. Included among the 23 teams that compete in the NBA 2K League are T-Wolves Gaming (2019 NBA 2K League Champions), 76ers GC (2019 Finals runner-up) and the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai, the league’s first team from outside of North America.
Beginning June 2020, fans in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar and Australia can catch the highest-tier of NBA 2K League action on eGG Network.
The NBA 2K League tipped off on Tuesday, May 5 with at least six weeks of remote gameplay and matches played in a best-of-three game format during remote competition. Matches will be broadcast on eGG Network beginning with Week 6 of its regular-season competition and will continue through the NBA 2K League Finals. eGG Network will also air the NBA 2K League’s three in-season tournaments: THE TIPOFF, THE TURN and THE TICKET. The remainder of the 2020 season schedule and structure, including the dates of the tournaments, Playoffs and Finals, will be shared as information becomes available.