With the NBA season suspended due to the spread of Covid-19, 16 players will participate in a NBA 2K20 tournament starting Friday evening. The winner will receive $ 100,000 to donate to the charity of their choice. Included in the area are Kevin Durant, Trae Young, Donovan mitchell, Diviner booker and Hassan Whiteside.
The opening matches will be offered a one-hour segment on ESPN or ESPN2, with During against Derrick Jones Jr. switch things over to the main channel at 7:30 p.m. ET. The 16 players were ranked based on their rank in the game and, second, their seniority in the league. The games can also be streamed on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Twitch.
Here are the matches
N ° 16 Derrick Jones Jr. 78, N ° 1 Kevin Durant 62
Trae Young # 2 vs # 15 Harrison Barnes, ESPN2 at 9:30 p.m. ET
N ° 3 Hassan Whiteside vs n ° 14 Patrick Beverley, ESPN2 at 10:30 p.m. ET
Number 6 Andre Drummond vs n ° 11 Demarcus Cousins
Here is the support
This is how it works
The games will all be played on an Xbox One in a knockout style for the first two rounds. The semi-finals and the finals will be a best-of-three series. Each player has chosen eight teams to play with and can use them once along the way. We already know that During chose the Nets, Bulls, Mavericks, Warriors, Rockets, Clippers, Thunder and Jazzand Jones Jr. chose the Celtics, Nets, Mavericks, Clippers, Lakers, Heat, Bucks and Sixers
- On April 3, the pre-tournament show begins at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN, with matches lasting four hours afterward.
- On April 5, matches will begin at 12:00 p.m. ET at 4:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2
- On April 7, games will start at 7:00 p.m. ET at 11:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2
Semi-finals and finals
- On April 11, matches will be played on ESPN at a time to be determined
Who will win?
I have no idea, but I’m definitely going with one of the kids to win. Maybe Trae Young? Rui Hachimura? Really, we’re only there for memes.