Got Skills? Join Detroit Pistons GT NBA2K League

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The NBA and Take Two Interactive, publishers of the NBA 2K video game, have partnered to create the NBA 2K League, where  17 teams from the NBA will have “esports” teams that will recruit five gamers to represent them and compete as unique characters in “5v5 gameplay”.

The Pistons GT are 1 of 17 gamer teams to join the league.


HOW CAN I TRY OUT FOR THE LEAGUE?

The NBA 2K League Qualifier will take place in January and will be the first step towards getting an invitation to our second stage of tryouts in February. The first stage of qualifying for the NBA 2K League will take place from January 1-31, 2018. Players need to win 50 games in NBA 2K18’s Pro-Am mode and complete an online application by January 31. The January qualifying stage is open to anyone around the world who has a copy of NBA 2K18 (PlayStation 4 or Xbox One) and is 18 or older. Players can compete as a walk-on, part of a team or a combination of both.



WHAT IS THE NBA 2K LEAGUE?

The NBA 2K League is a joint venture between the NBA and Take Two Interactive, publishers of NBA 2K. It is a professional esports league featuring the best 2K players in the world.


WHEN IS THE SEASON? HOW WILL IT WORK?

The inaugural season tips off in May 2018 and will run through August. Prior to the season beginning, there will be tryouts in February and a draft in March.


HOW MANY TEAMS ARE PARTICIPATING?

There are 17 NBA teams participating in the inaugural season.


HOW CAN I TRY OUT FOR THE LEAGUE?

The NBA 2K League Qualifier will take place in January and will be the first step towards getting an invitation to our second stage of tryouts in February. The first stage of qualifying for the NBA 2K League will take place from January 1-31, 2018. Players need to win 50 games in NBA 2K18’s Pro-Am mode and complete an online application by January 31. The January qualifying stage is open to anyone around the world who has a copy of NBA 2K18 (PlayStation 4 or Xbox One) and is 18 or older. Players can compete as a walk-on, part of a team or a combination of both.


WHAT IS THE AGE REQUIREMENT TO PLAY IN THE LEAGUE?

All players will need to be 18 years and older to participate in the tryout and be drafted to the league.


HOW ARE GAMES PLAYED?

Each NBA 2K League team will feature players competing as unique characters in 5v5 gameplay.

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