Kings Guard Gaming selected the following gamers in today’s 2020 NBA 2K League Draft:
|Name||Gamertag||Hometown||Position||Round / Pick|
|Rafel Davis||Crush||Bronx, NY||Forward||1st / 3rd Overall|
|Matthew Robles||Bash||Los Angeles, CA||Guard||1st / 17th Overall|
|Hayden Caudle||Nasthetic||Edmond, OK||Guard||2nd / 26th Overall|
These newly drafted players will join veteran players Waseem “BallLikeSeem” Talbert, Yusuf “Yusuf_Scarbz” Abdulla and Connor “DatBoyShotz” Rodrigues, who was recently acquired by Kings Guard Gaming from Hawks Talon GC in an off-season trade. The team will be led by Head Coach DJ “TTPLOADING” Layton.
In 2017, the Sacramento Kings revealed the identity of their first esports team – Kings Guard Gaming – who would participate in the inaugural season of the NBA 2K League alongside 15 other teams. Dedicating resources to support the new team, the Kings unveiled the world’s first dedicated esports training facility and content studio inside a professional sporting venue, featuring a broadcast center, gamer lounge and added a full-service music recording studio. Using the world’s most connected in-arena network, the studio has full broadcast capabilities to produce livestreams and content as well as the latest hardware for zero-lag gaming. It also features amenities that serve gamers, artists and the community.
For more information, visit KingsGuard.gg.
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ABOUT THE NBA 2K LEAGUE: The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO), launched in 2018 and features the best NBA 2K players in the world. Each of the league’s 23 teams features six players who compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs. During the 2019 season, NBA 2K League partners included Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Champion Athleticwear, Facebook, HyperX, New Era, Raynor Gaming, SCUF Gaming, Snickers, Stance, Tencent, Twitch and YouTube. For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.