The NBA 2K League recently unveiled the regular-season schedule as well as the competition structure for the 2021 season. The 16-week season will begin on May 19th and go until September 4th when a champion will be crowned.
“After a transformational 2020 season, we are thrilled to bring NBA 2K League action back to fans worldwide in Season 4,” said NBA 2K League President Brendan Donohue. “We’re working toward returning to our live studio experience once we safely can be together, and all fans rooting for their teams around the globe will surely enjoy the rivalries that will develop with the introduction of conferences.”
For the first time, the league will be aligned into two conferences: the East and the West. 76ers GC, Celtics Crossover Gaming, Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai, Grizz Gaming, Hawks Talon GC, Heat Check Gaming, Hornets Venom GT, Knicks Gaming, Magic Gaming, Nets GC, Raptors Uprising GC, and Wizards District Gaming will represent the East. Bucks Gaming, Blazer5 Gaming, Cavs Legion GC, Jazz Gaming, Kings Guard Gaming, Lakers Gaming, Mavs Gaming, Pacers Gaming, Pistons GT, T-Wolves Gaming, and Warriors Gaming Squad will represent the Western Conference.
There are currently 23 teams scheduled to participate in the 2021 NBA 2K League season. Each squad will play in 28 regular-season games.
(All information was provided by Sports Video Group)