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Grizz Gaming about to ‘Press Start’

Everything you need for the first NBA 2K tournament

Grizz Gaming

We have had a lot of coverage about the inaugural NBA 2K League that starts off at the end of this week. They started with hundreds of thousands of gamers and whittled that down to just 17 teams with 6 players each. The season starts off with “THE TIPOFF”, the first tournament of the year, and it officially begin the 15 week season of tournaments and weekly games.

This tournament will consist of pool play on May 1-4, with the top eight teams advancing to the playoff rounds on May 5. This is a chance for Grizz Gaming, the team powered by the Memphis Grizzlies, and its players to take home some real cash, with first place taking home $35K, second place taking home $25K, and third/fourth taking home $10K! This is the first of three tournaments that will be played throughout the season.

Here is the schedule for the tournament this weekend:

Grizz Gaming Pool Play Schedule

Date Opponent Time
Date Opponent Time
Thursday, May 3 Celtics Crossover Gaming 9 p.m. CT
Friday, Mary 4 Heat Check Gaming 3 p.m. CT
Friday, Mary 4 Pacers Gaming 7 p.m. CT
Friday, Mary 4 Mavs Gaming 9 p.m. CT

Playoff Rounds (Saturday, May 5)

Round Time
Round Time
Quaterfinal 1 (Group A Winner vs Group B Runner- Up) Noon CT
Quaterfinal 2 (Group C Winner vs Group D Runner-Up) 1 p.m. CT
Quaterfinal 3 (Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-Up) 2 p.m. CT
Quaterfinal 4 (Group D Winner vs Group C Runner-Up) 3 p.m. CT
Semifinals (Quaterfinal 1 vs Quaterfinal 2) 4 p.m. CT
Semfinals (Quaterfinal 3 vs Quaterfinal 4) 5 p.m. CT
Finals 6 p.m. CT

How to Watch:

All the games will be streamed on the NBA 2K League Twitch page, you can watch Grizz Gaming every step of the way here:

News and Notes:

Grizz Gaming recently released what the court will look like and the studio in which they will be playing all their games this 2K season.

Check back regularly for updates throughout the Grizz Gaming inaugural season.

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