Tagged NBA 2K League

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Where does TBW go with no basketball?

Dear friends and subscribers of TBW, Much has certainly changed in our world over the past couple of months. We anticipate further changes and challenges due to COVID-19 in the near future. These hurdles supersede everything I am about to discuss, so please note this perspective that we recognize basketball (and sport, in general) as such…

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How NBA 2K League Can Make the Leap in Season 3

At times during the first two seasons of the NBA 2K League, the entire enterprise felt like it was little more than an attempt to convert esports fans into NBA fans (if they weren’t already). However, now NBA 2K League is making several material changes for Season 3 that aim to legitimize its place as…

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Time is Right for NBA 2K League Players to Unionize

The NBA 2K League will arguably take its most important step toward starting its third season of competition on Saturday in New York City. The league’s 23 teams will add a total of 68 players to their rosters in a live draft at Terminal 5 on Feb. 22. The league’s framework is not only sustainable…

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NBA 2K League’s Plan for Asian-Pacific Expansion

The NBA 2K League will be a global organization; the powers that be are making sure of it. On Tuesday, the league announced the Asia-Pacific (APAC) Invitational. Its purpose is to find qualified gamers from the Asia-Pacific region and have them added to the draft pool ahead of Season 2. The 2-day event runs from…

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Don’t Say This During NBA 2K League Interviews

The NBA 2K League has chosen its Top 200 players from the Combine, and now each of them will enter the interview process. From there, 150 finalists will be selected to enter the draft ahead of the league’s second season. The interview can be tricky. It’s likely not as straightforward as some expect, and apparently,…

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NBA 2K League Mock Drafts Will Be Better This Year, Right?

The second season of the NBA 2K League will bring in a new crop of talent. New talent means a draft, and that leads to mock drafts. Mock drafts for professional sports leagues are fun and infuriating. The subjects of these drafts often hate where prognosticators project them and sometimes take exception with the evaluations…

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NBA 2K League Deserves Credit for Willingness to Adjust

The NBA 2K League and all of its preseason segments are a work in progress. One thing is for sure, however, the organization is committed to making things work. It’ll take some time to see it reach its potential, but the league is following three crucial rules to keep things moving in the right direction.…

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