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Madden NFL 20 Celebrity Tournament picks and players to watch

ESPN’s Madden NFL 20 Celebrity Tournament will bring together athletes, celebrities and ESPN personalities to compete against each other over the next week. First-round matches begin Monday and continue throughout the week, starting at 12 p.m. ET each day on ESPN digital and social platforms. The final will air Sunday at noon ET on ESPN2. […]

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The Phoenix Suns are at the forefront of online gaming for the NBA

It was fitting that Suns teammates Devin Booker and DeAndre Ayton in the tournament would make it to the final of the NBA 2K Players Tournament — because leading up to this tournament, the Phoenix Suns organization had been all about 2K20. Since mid-Match the Suns have been presenting simulated regular season games through NBA […]

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Rating the players in the NBA 2K20 Players Tournament

Staff Writer for ESPN.com Reports across multiple games, including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros., Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Call of Duty. Specializes in investigative reporting Staff writer for ESPN.com Covered esports since 2011 Worked with biggest teams across titles like League of Legends and StarCraft II The NBA 2K20 tournament is over, with Devin […]

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Rating the NBA 2K20 tournament players’ gamer setups

The NBA 2K Players Tournament has been a delightful and peculiar competition to watch. It has offered a candid peek into NBA players’ lives that we wouldn’t have had otherwise, set against the backdrop of the global coronavirus pandemic. It also has revealed which players are true gamers. Esports and gaming enthusiasts are already well […]

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KD falls to Jones Jr. in NBA 2K Players tourney

Staff Writer for ESPN.com Reports across multiple games, including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros., Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Call of Duty. Specializes in investigative reporting The NBA 2K Players tournament started off with a bang Friday night on ESPN. To start the action No. 16 seed Derrick Jones Jr. defeated No. 1 seed Kevin […]

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NBA 2K20 tournament predictions from NBA and esports experts

You’ve seen them dribble on the court, but can their basketball skills translate to the sticks? The NBA 2K Players Tournament starting tonight at 7 ET on ESPN (8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2) will feature 16 NBA players competing in another medium: video games. With the NBA season suspended, No. 1 seed Kevin Durant of the […]

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NBA players take to gaming in light of season suspension

The coronavirus has brought a halt to the routines of much of daily life throughout the country, including the suspension of all major sports leagues in the U.S and many across the globe. This has led to athletes and teams wondering what they’ll do as they wait for their seasons to resume. The answer for […]

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Luka’s 50 lead Mavericks past Suns — on Twitch

Luka Doncic scored 50 points and dished out 19 assists on Friday night as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Phoenix Suns 150-136. Well, not exactly. Soon after the decision was made Wednesday to suspend the NBA season because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Suns announced that their games would continue virtually. Friday night marked the […]

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The crossover: NBA stars dish on their love of video games

LOS ANGELES — Video games have taken over the NBA. From the NBA 2K League, which features gaming squads for 21 of the league’s franchises, to Josh Hart and Reggie Jackson competing at the Fortnite Pro-Am at Epic Games’ Summer Block Party in June, it’s impossible to walk into an NBA locker room without finding […]