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Report: NBA 2K League Regular Season Remote Play Draws Nearer

The start of the NBA 2K League season, currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, may be drawing nearer. An NBA.com article on Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s virtual broadcasts quoted Zach Leonsis, MSE’s Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and the GM of Monumental Sports Network, on the start of the NBA 2K League season: “The NBA 2K League is about to begin remote play for their regular season closer to the end of this month,” Leonsis said. “I think they’re going to be

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Who is Shuttles? Q&A with the NetsGC Center

After the NBA 2K League season three entry draft, I linked up with NetsGC protected center Shuttles. The goal? Get to know him, pick his brain on a few things, and find out what we can expect this upcoming season. Our conversation was fun and eye opening at the same time. For those that don’t know, who is Shuttles? From the outside, I think people think of me as kind of a quiet guy. Someone who doesn’t say much, but that usually comes with you know who I am as a person, so I’m as nonchalant as

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Mavs Gaming Star Dimez Inks Deal to Become Hyper X Heroes Ambassador

Two days before the season three NBA 2K League draft, Hyper X made a pick of its own when it announced that Mavs Gaming star Dimez would be joining the Hyper X Heroes Ambassador Program. A connection between the first overall pick in the inaugural season of the NBA 2K League and the company that manufactures the only headset you’ve ever seen him wear in the league was, seemingly, a matter of time. Dimez’s stick skills and desire to win are unquestioned, and being the league’s inaugural top pick

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Mavs Gaming Announces Partnership with DUDE Wipes

Mavs Gaming has partnered with DUDE Wipes in a deal that makes DUDE Wipes the team’s jersey patch partner for the 2020 season, the team announced Tuesday. With every parent NBA team enjoying revenue from having a company advertising patch on their jerseys, Mark Cuban decided to hop into the fray with a slightly different approach. Last season, Mavs Gaming featured Mavericks jersey-patch partner 5Miles on their uniforms, but the partnership concluded after the NBA 2K League season, leaving the M

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LSUE Partners with NBA 2K League and Geekletes to Jumpstart Esports Program

While esports talent is slowly becoming a viable goal in terms of possible professions in the United States, what about the executive, administration or creative side of the business? Louisiana State University will hold a two-day symposium and masterclass on February 13-14 in partnership with the NBA 2K League at its Eunice, Louisiana, campus, featuring talks from Tricia Sugita, CEO of FlyQuest; Keisha Howard, founder of Sugar Gamers; two-year NBA 2K League veteran Chris “KontruL” Cantrell; an

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Getting to Know Kris “iinSaniTTy” Dellarciprete, Head Coach of Lakers Gaming

Lakers Gaming announced in late November that Kris Dellarciprete, who formerly played for Pistons GT under the gamertag iiNsaniTTy, will become the franchise’s first designated head coach in the 2020 season. I linked up with the rookie coach in order for the community, as well as myself, to get to know him on a more personal level. Editor’s note: this interview has been lightly edited for grammar and style purposes. Some people define “insanity” as doing the same thing over and over again but

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Heat Check Gaming Trades MaJes7ic to Portland for a first round pick

As the NBA2K League gets ready to kick off their upcoming season, Heat Check Gaming is tuning up. Their latest move sees them trade away a key member of the team. As Monday began, there were two key players for Heat Check Gaming…and then there was one On Monday evening, Heat Check Gaming announced that they had traded Stanley “Majes7ic” LeBron to Blazer5 Gaming in exchange for their 1st round draft pick in the upcoming entry draft. This move may come as a shock to some, as MaJes7ic is excepti

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Miami Heat Check Gaming’s 24K Dropoff dismissed from the league

Heat Check Gaming power forward 24K Dropoff gets dismissed from the NBA 2K League for violating the league’s gambling policy. Late Thursday afternoon following a slew of bans for the popular badge glitch in the retail version of NBA 2K20, managing director Brendan Donohue released a statement via the 2K League twitter expressing that Miami Heat Check Gaming power forward 24K Dropoff (notice that his profile page is no longer in existence) had been “dismissed and disqualified” from the league an

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2019 NBA 2K League Finals recap: A look from the eyes of the players

T-Wolves Gaming defeated 76ers GC to win the 2019 NBA 2K League championship in a decisive Game 5 and BearDaBeast wins NBA 2K League Finals MVP. Here’s a look into the series from the players’ point of view. In dramatic fashion, 2K League fans around the world were treated to a hard-fought five-game series featuring a 76ers GC team that felt they were destined to be there and an upstart T-Wolves Gaming team that hadn’t lost a regular-season or playoff game since June 6. And put on a show he di

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NBA 2K League Finals Preview: T-Wolves Gaming vs 76ers GC

T-Wolves Gaming and 76ers GC square off in the NBA 2K League Finals. A point guard battle between BearDaBeast and Radiant will determine the 2019 champion. After 12 weeks of regular-season action and three in-season tournaments, the NBA 2K League Finals have arrived. T-Wolves Gaming will take on 76ers GC in what will be a best-of-five series taking place Saturday. At the end of the night, the second-ever league champions will be crowned. But who will lead their team to victory on the leagues b

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Miami Heat Check Gaming’s Hotshot named to ALL-NBA2K League 2nd team

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY - JUNE 1: Hotshot of Heat Check Gaming smiles against Pacers Gaming on June 1, 2018 at the NBA 2K League Studio Powered by Intel in Long Island City, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Steve Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images) The 2019 NBA 2K League season has

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Miami Heat Check Gaming putting teams on notice at THE TICKET tournament

Due to their regular season woes, Heat Check Gaming needs to win THE TICKET tournament to definitely secure a playoff birth. Will they though? The NBA 2K League has taken its talents to Orlando, Florida. Literally. All twenty-one teams, of course including Heat Check Gaming, along with the league equipment so infamous for being on the stage in Brooklyn. For what, might you ask? The final in-season tournament of the year, THE TICKET. There’s $180,000 in prize money up for grabs this time aroun

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The 2K Gods frown as Heat Check Gaming loses another close one

Three of the most Miami Heat like prospects in the NBA Draft by Kenneth Wilson Heat Check Gaming desperately needed a win on Friday to secure a playoff birth, as they are running out of time and opportunity. Could they get it done? With a 1-4 record following THE TURN tournament and a loss to Magic Gaming earlier the day prior, Heat Check Gaming knew that their Friday night matchup against Jazz Gaming was ‘do or die.’ Coach Famous decided to shake things up in a way that signaled the end was

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Miami Heat Check: Guide to the 2nd half of the season & playoff odds

The NBA 2K League season is starting to get really tense and especially for Heat Check Gaming. Here is how I see the tension playing out though. Heading into week eight action, Miami Heat Check Gaming is currently sitting with a record of 4-5 on the season, with seven games remaining before the end of the season and the playoffs begin. The current standings have Miami out of the playoffs, but with most teams having seven or eight games remaining, those rankings are indeed fluid. It’s going to t

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A Heat Check Gaming Q&A session with ChaChingSingh

Being the 6th man in real life hoops can be a rather unique & challenging role. We check in with Heat Check’s ChaChingSingh to see what it’s like virtually. Before a Heat Check loss to 76ers GC during week six, I met with Heat Check sixth man ChaChingSingh for a short discussion about his role on the team. I also got to see first hand what someone like him may go through on any given game day. Lotty, the Heat Check starting shooting guard, was running a bit late to the studio that day. Miami h

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Miami Heat Check Gaming suffers heart breaking loss to 76ers GC

MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 9: A general view of the American Airlines Arena before the game between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers on November 9, 2018 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images) After a disappointing l

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An informative Q&A with Heat Check Gaming’s HotShot

Would the Miami Heat consider trading a piece of their core for a higher pick? by Kenneth Wilson Heat Check Gaming matched up against 76ers GC in week six of the season. Here are the details of a Q&A with Heat Check’s HotShot from that evening. Ahead of Heat Check Gaming’s week six matchup against rival 76ers GC, there were a couple of minutes available to catch up with the team’s center, HotShot. Through nine regular season games, he’s averaging fourteen points, fifteen rebounds, six assists,

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Miami Heat Check Gaming holds the Keys to Celtics Crossover’s Season

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 09: A general view of American Airlines Arena honoring Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat prior to the final regular season home game of his career against the Philadelphia 76ers at American Airlines Arena on April 09, 2019 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mark Brown/Getty Images) This Thursday,

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Miami Heat Check Gaming Center HotShot wins Player of the Week

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY - AUGUST 11: Hotshot of the Heat Check Gaming plays the game against the Grizz Gaming on August 11, 2018 at the NBA 2K Studio in Long Island City, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Michelle Farsi/NBAE via Getty Images) Miami Heat Check Gaming’s Hotshot w

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