NBA 2k League is moving its talents to Manhattan. The esports team is moving from its former home in Long Island City, Queens, to a new 13,600 sq-ft studio located at 508 W. 37th Street Manhattan, NY.
The new studio will feature a circular stage particular to NBA Leagues competition style that will accommodate seating for 200 people. The new studio will also feature a Bud Light VIP Lounge, steaming pod for guest steamers, and viewing screens throughout the studio.
In an interview, Brendan Donohue, managing director of NBA 2K league states:
"Every season we seek to elevate the NBA 2K League experience for players, fans and viewers, and we are taking a major step in that direction with our new Manhattan studio." "This unique space will further establish the NBA 2K League as a world-class esports product and make the league more engaging and accessible to casual and hardcore fans alike."
Take a Look inside Season 3 of NBA 2K League Schedule:
Season 3 for the NBA 2K League begins Tuesday, March 24, with TIPOFF live from the leagues' new Manhatten studio. All 16 Regular-season matchups will occur Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at NBA Studio League studio at 7 p.m. ET.
The NBA League will again feature three in-season tournaments, the "Tipoff," the "Turn," and the"Ticket." The in-season tournaments allow teams a chance to compete for banners to form the"BANNER CHAIN". All 23 teams will contend in the "Tipoff" and the "Turn." Of the 14 teams that lost during the regular season will get a second chance to go head to head for a final spot to compete in the 2020 NBA 2K League Playoffs in the "Ticket" tournament. Tip-ff for the 2020 NBA 2K League Playoffs will begin Wednesday, July 29, and span over four days of matchups.
Upcoming Season Schedule:
- March 24-28 - The Tipoff Tournament
- April 3 - Hornets Venom GT
- April 16 - Magic Gaming
- April 23 - Kings Guard Gaming
- May 1 - Cavs Legion GC
- May 8 - Pistons GT
- May 14-16 - The Turn Tournament
- May 27 - Warriors Gaming Squad
- May 28 - T-Wolves Gaming
- June 4 - Blazer5 Gaming
- June 5 - Bucks Gaming
- June 10 - Hawks Talon GC
- June 11 - Wizards District Gaming
- June 26 - Mavs Gaming
- June 26 - Gen.G Tigers
- June 26 - Grizz Gaming
- July 16 - Heat Check Gaming
- July 17 - Lakers Gaming
- July 23-25 - The Ticket Tournament
- July 29-August 1 - 2020 NBA 2K League Playoffs
- August 8 - 2020 NBA 2K League Finals