Jazz Gaming to Make Three Selections at 2020 NBA 2K League Draft on Saturday
NBA 2K League reveals 229 players vying for 68 spots at tomorrow’s draft
SALT LAKE CITY (February 21, 2020) – The NBA 2K League today revealed the full list of 229 players vying for 68 spots at the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft, which takes place tomorrow, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. (MT) at Terminal 5 in New York City. The event will be streamed live on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels.
Jazz Gaming, the official NBA 2K League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, will make three selections: No. 10 overall (first round), No. 31 overall (second round) and No. 57 overall (fourth round).
America First Credit Union is partnering with Jazz Gaming to present the “Road to the Draft,” which features a content series on @UtahJazzGaming social media channels ahead of the third draft in league history.
All 23 NBA 2K League teams, including expansion teams Hornets Venom GT and the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai, will complete their six-person roster at the four-round draft. For the complete 2020 NBA 2K League Draft order, click here.
This year’s draft pool includes 24 international players from 10 countries and territories – Australia, Austria, Canada, China, France, Germany, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain and the U.K. – and three women. Fans can visit the NBA 2K League YouTube channel and NBA2KLeague.com to meet some of the members of this year’s class.
The team’s three draft selections will join Lytel “Lotty” Martin, 2019 No. 1 overall selection Spencer “Ria” Wyman and Shaka “Yeah I Compete” Browne in Utah under head coach Jelani “Comp” Mitchell to compete in Season 3 of the NBA 2K League.
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About Jazz Gaming
Jazz Gaming is one of 23 esports teams competing in the NBA 2K League, founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software. The six-player squad is based in Salt Lake City and competes as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other 2K League teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs. The team is part of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment’s portfolio, which also includes the Utah Jazz; NBA G League Salt Lake City Stars; MiLB Triple-A Salt Lake Bees; Vivint Smart Home Arena; The Zone Sports Network (97.5 FM, 1280 AM); Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling race; and Megaplex Theatres.
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