The first season of NBA 2K18 League will be streamed on Twitch. A partnership was established between the popular streaming service and NBA 2K League. The agreement includes the first season but also future seasons and league events. Twitch is one of the most used streaming websites. It has tons of daily streams for users to browse and enjoy. Twitch is the first media service that entered an agreement with the league. Fans have already had the opportunity to watch league related events on Twitch. The draft that took place on April 4th was streamed so all those who are interested could watch it live. The draft event was held in New York at the Madison Square Garden in the Hulu Theater. Adam Silver, the league representative, declared the event a historic happening as it was the first time when a draft was held for e-sports teams. The equipment used in the draft was the same one that is used in the NBA draft.
All games played in the first season will be streamed on Twitch. These games include the tip-off, the tournaments, the playoffs events, and the finals. The stream will also have commentary and analysis and there will be multiple ways to enjoy the games. This agreement is not the first interaction between Twitch and the NBA. In 2017, the NBA G League entered a partnership with Twitch to stream some of its games. Twitch is a founding partner for the NBA 2K League.
NBA 2K League is a unique organization. It is the first league that brings together professional gamers and NBA basketball players. All teams that are part of the league are associated and sponsored by real NBA teams. The league has rules that are similar to the ones used in NBA. There was a draft event that allowed teams to choose their players. Seventeen teams of six members each will be competing in the inaugural season. The tip-off begins May 1st. The finals will be played on August 25. You have enough time to buy NBA 2K18 MT Coins and prepare for it. The prize pool for the first season is set at $1 million.