NBA 2K League announces apparel deal with Champion + Draft details.
The NBA 2K League has today revealed a multiyear partnership with Champion Athleticwear to serve as the league’s official outfitter.
As part of the deal, gamers on the 21 NBA 2K League teams will be outfitted with Champion game uniforms as well as warmup, travel and practice apparel. In-game avatars will also be outfitted in Champion-branded uniforms.
Throughout the season, Champion will provide apparel for marquee events like the NBA 2K League Draft Clash, in-season tournaments and the NBA 2K League Finals.
The NBA 2K League Draft, will be streamed live on Twitch, is scheduled to be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on March 5 at 5pm ET. There are four expansion teams being added for season 2, and 74 roster spots will be up for grabs for the more than 200 draft-eligible gamers.
According to the NBA 2K League official press release:
"The draft-eligible player pool will consist of new players who were selected by the league following an extensive tryout process, players from the league’s APAC Invitational that took place in Hong Kong, as well as unretained players from season one who successfully completed Combine requirements."
The 2K League Draft will consist of four rounds, and all 21 teams will draft players to complete their six-person roster. Jazz Gaming will have the first pick, as determined by the league’s Draft Lottery, which took place in September 2018.