NBA 2K League Season Info: Full Season Schedule, New Venue, Prize Pool, Player Salaries, How to Watch & More

With the NBA 2K League 2020 Draft in the books and new players joining their teams, the NBA 2K League made some significant announcements regarding the upcoming 2020 NBA 2K League – Season 3. The NBA 2K League tips off on March 24 and will contain a prize pool totaling $1.4 million in winnings. Read below to get all the information on the upcoming season, including the new studio in Manhattan, player salary structure, full season schedule, and more.

NBA 2K League Prize Pool & Player Salaries

  • The NBA 2K League will award $1.4 million in prize money throughout the 2020 season, with the largest prize pool reserved for the 2020 NBA 2K League champions.
  • There will be opportunities for teams to win prize money throughout the season, including two in-season tournaments, round-robin events in six local markets, and the 2020 NBA 2K League Playoffs.
  • THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T will have a prize pool of $150,000, and THE TURN powered by AT&T will feature a prize pool of $230,000. Each round-robin event will have a total prize pool of $20,000 with the winner of the championship game receiving $15,000.
  • The 2020 NBA 2K League Playoffs will have a total prize pool of $900,000, with the NBA 2K League champions receiving $420,000 from that pool.
  • All NBA 2K League players who competed in the 2019 season and were retained by teams prior to the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft delivered by Panera Bread will earn a base salary of $37,500.
  • First-round selections in the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft will earn a base salary of $35,000.
  • Players who were selected in the second round or later will earn a base salary of $33,000.
  • All contracts are six-month agreements, and players can sign endorsement deals to earn income in addition to their NBA 2K League compensation package, subject to league guidelines.
  • In addition to base salary, players will receive paid housing in their team market for the entire season, and relocation expenses will be included in compensation packages. Additional benefits include medical insurance and a retirement plan.

How to Watch the NBA 2K League Gameplay

NBA 2K League New Manhattan Studio

  • The NBA 2K League Studio is moving to Manhattan for the 2020 season
  • The NBA 2K League will occupy a 13,600 square-foot space located at 508 West 37th Street in Manhattan with a capacity of 200 people.
  • The new NBA 2K League Studio will feature revamped audience seating that reflects the circular competition format unique to the NBA 2K League, larger screens, a mic’d stage that will highlight the players and their personalities to viewers in the studio and watching on the broadcast, the Bud Light VIP Lounge, a streaming pod for guest streamers, and an additional studio for content capture.
  • Single-night, Bud Light VIP Lounge and season tickets for regular-season and select tournament matchups at the NBA 2K League Studio are on sale now for $15, $30 and $115, respectively, by visiting NBA2KLeague.com.
  • Additionally, every Friday, the NBA 2K League Studio will host a “Game of the Week,” featuring a compelling matchup and unique studio experience for fans in attendance and watching on the broadcast.

NBA 2K League 2020 Season 3 Schedule:

March 24 – 28 THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T (NBA 2K League Studio)
April 1 – 4 Regular Season – Week 1
April 8 – 10 Regular Season – Week 2
April 15 – 17 Regular Season – Week 3
April 22 – 25 Regular Season – Week 4
April 29 – May 2 Regular Season – Week 5
May 6 – 8 Regular Season – Week 6
May 13 – 15 THE TURN powered by AT&T (location TBA)
May 20 – 23 Regular Season – Week 7
May 27 – 29 Regular Season – Week 8
June 3 – 6 Regular Season – Week 9
June 10 – 13 Regular Season – Week 10
June 17 – 20 Regular Season – Week 11
July 24 – 27 Regular Season – Week 12
July 1– 4 League-Wide Bye Week
July 8 – 11 Regular Season – Week 13
July 15 – 18 Regular Season – Week 14
July 23 – 25 THE TICKET powered by AT&T (NBA 2K League Studio)
July 29 – August 1 2020 NBA 2K League Playoffs
August 8 2020 NBA 2K League Finals

NBA 2K League 2020 Season 3 Full Schedule:

THE TIPOFF TOURNAMENT

Tuesday 3/24 – Saturday 3/28: Details TBA

Regular Season Games, Week 1, NYC

Wednesday 4/1:

7:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs Warriors Gaming Squad
8:00pm: Heat Check Gaming vs Raptors Uprising GC
9:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs T-Wolves Gaming
10:00pm: Pistons GT vs Warriors Gaming Squad

Thursday 4/2:

7:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs Raptors Uprising GC
8:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs T-Wolves Gaming
9:00pm: NetsGC vs Heat Check Gaming

Friday 4/3:

7:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Hornets Venom GT
8:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs Kings Guard Gaming
9:00pm: NetsGC vs Knicks Gaming

Local Game (Washington D.C.):

Friday 4/4:

1:00pm: Wizards District Gaming vs Mavs Gaming

Local Game (Boston):

Friday 4/4:

3:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs 76ers GC

Regular Season Games, Week 2, NYC

Wednesday 4/8:

7:00pm: Magic Gaming vs Warriors Gaming Squad
8:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Kings Guard Gaming
9:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Warriors Gaming Squad
10:00pm: Magic Gaming vs Kings Guard Gaming

Thursday 4/9:

7:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs Blazer5 Gaming
8:00pm: NetsGC vs Bucks Gaming
9:00pm: Pistons GT vs Gen.G Tigers

Friday 4/10:

7:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs Lakers Gaming
8:00pm: NetsGC vs T-Wolves Gaming
9:00pm: 76ers GC vs Blazer5 Gaming

Regular Season Games, Week 3, NYC

Wednesday 4/15:

7:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs Celtics Crossover Gaming
8:00pm: Raptors Uprising GC vs Magic Gaming
9:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Mavs Gaming
10:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs Blazer5 Gaming

Thursday 4/16:

7:00pm: Magic Gaming vs Jazz Gaming
8:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs Knicks Gaming
9:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Wizards District Gaming

Friday 4/17:

7:00pm: NetsGC vs Hawks Talon GC
8:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs Heat Check Gaming
9:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs Wizards District Gaming

Regular Season Games, Week 4, NYC

Wednesday 4/22:

7:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming vs Pistons GT
8:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs Pacers Gaming
9:00pm: 76ers GC vs Heat Check Gaming
10:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs Cavs Legion GC

Thursday 4/23:

7:00pm: Pistons GT vs Lakers Gaming
8:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming vs Jazz Gaming
9:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs Grizz Gaming

Friday 4/24:

7:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs Mavs Gaming
8:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs Grizz Gaming
9:00pm: Mavs Gaming vs Celtics Crossover Gaming

Local Game (Minneapolis):

Friday 4/24

2:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs Gen.G Tigers

Regular Season Games, Week 5, NYC

Wednesday 4/29:

7:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming vs Knicks Gaming
8:00pm: Heat Check Gaming vs Lakers Gaming
9:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs Bucks Gaming
10:00pm: 76ers GC vs Lakers Gaming

Thursday 4/30:

7:00pm: Mavs Gaming vs NetsGC
8:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs Wizards District Gaming
9:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs Pacers Gaming
10:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs 76ers GC

Friday 5/1:

7:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Cavs Legion GC
8:00pm: Raptors Uprising GC vs Wizards District Gaming
9:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Magic Gaming

Local Game (Charlotte):

Friday 5/2

3:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs T-Wolves Gaming

Regular Season Games, Week 6, NYC

Wednesday 5/6:

7:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs Wizards District Gaming
8:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs Raptors Uprising GC
9:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs Mavs Gaming
10:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs Raptors Uprising GC

Thursday 5/7:

7:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs Lakers Gaming
8:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs Bucks Gaming
9:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Hornets Venom GT

Friday 5/8:

7:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Pistons GT
8:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs Magic Gaming
9:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs Hornets Venom Gt

THE TURN TOURNAMENT

Wednesday 5/13 – Friday 5/15: Details TBA

Regular Season Games, Week 7, NYC

Wednesday 5/20:

7:00pm: Wizards District Gaming vs Knicks Gaming
8:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs Lakers Gaming
9:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs NetsGC
10:00pm: 76ers GC vs Pistons GT

Thursday 5/21:

7:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs Celtics Crossover Gaming
8:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs NetsGC
9:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs Wizards District Gaming

Friday 5/22:

7:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming vs Raptors Uprising GC
8:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs Warriors Gaming Squad
9:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs T-Wolves Gaming

Round-Robin: (Orlando)

Saturday 5/23 (All Times Local)

1:00pm: Magic Gaming vs Hawks Talon GC
2:00pm: Heat Check Gaming vs Hornets Venom GT
3:00pm: Magic Gaming vs Heat Check Gaming
4:00pm: Magic Gaming vs Hornets Venom GT
5:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs Hawks Talon GC
6:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs Heat Check Gaming

Regular Season Games, Week 8, NYC

Wednesday 5/27:

7:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Warriors Gaming Squad
8:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs Pacers Gaming
9:00pm: Pistons GT vs Grizz Gaming
10:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs Hawks Talon GC

Thursday 5/28:

7:00pm: Pistons GT vs Mavs Gaming
8:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Kings Guard Gaming
9:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs Jazz Gaming

Friday 5/29:

7:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs 76ers GC
8:00pm: NetsGC vs Cavs Legion GC
9:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs 76ers GC

Regular Season Games, Week 9, NYC

Wednesday 6/3:

7:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs Mavs Gaming
8:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs Heat Check Gaming
9:00pm: NetsGC vs Raptors Uprising GC
10:00pm: Mavs Gaming vs Kings Guard Gaming

Thursday 6/4:

7:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Blazer5 Gaming
8:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs T-Wolves Gaming
9:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Gen.G Tigers

Friday 6/5:

7:00pm: Magic Gaming vs Wizards District Gaming
8:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs T-Wolves Gaming
9:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Bucks Gaming

Local Game (Memphis):

Friday 6/6:

3:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs Hawks Talon GC

Regular Season Games, Week 10, NYC

Wednesday 6/10:

7:00pm: 76ers GC vs Magic Gaming
8:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs Jazz Gaming
9:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs Magic Gaming
10:00pm: 76ers GC vs Hawks Talon GC

Thursday 6/11:

7:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs Cavs Legion GC
8:00pm: Wizards District GC vs Jazz Gaming
9:00pm: Heat Check Gaming vs Cavs Legion GC

Friday 6/12:

7:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs Celtics Crossover Gaming
8:00pm: Heat Check Gaming vs Wizards District Gaming
9:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs Gen.G Tigers

Round-Robin: (Minneapolis)

Saturday 6/13 (All Times Local)

3:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs Pacers Gaming
4:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Pistons GT
5:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs Bucks Gaming
6:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs Pistons GT
7:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Pacers Gaming
8:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs Bucks Gaming

Regular Season Games, Week 11, NYC

Wednesday 6/17:

7:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs 76ers GC
8:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming vs NetsGC
9:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs Bucks Gaming
10:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs NetsGC

Thursday 6/18:

7:00pm: 76ers GC vs Warriors Gaming Squad
8:00pm: Mavs Gaming vs Hornets Venom GT
9:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming Vs Grizz Gaming

Friday 6/19:

7:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs Pistons GT
8:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs Mavs Gaming
9:00pm: Heat Check Gaming Vs Grizz Gaming

Round-Robin: (Toronto)

Saturday 6/20 (All Times Local)

1:00pm: Raptors Uprising GC vs Knicks Gaming
2:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs Cavs Legion GC
3:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Knicks Gaming
4:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs Celtics Crossover Gaming
5:00pm: Raptors Uprising GC vs Celtics Crossover Gaming
6:00pm: Raptors Uprising GC vs Cavs Legion GC

Regular Season Games, Week 12, NYC

Wednesday 6/24:

7:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs Raptors Uprising GC
8:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs Warriors Gaming Squad
9:00pm: Raptors Uprising GC vs Pacers Gaming
10:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Blazer5

Thursday 6/25:

7:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs Pacers Gaming
8:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming vs T-Wolves Gaming
9:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Cavs Legion GC

Round-Robin: (Dallas)

Friday 6/26 (All Times Local)

11:00am: Mavs Gaming vs Jazz Gaming
12:00pm: Gen.G Tigers vs Grizz Gaming
1:00pm: Mavs Gaming vs Grizz Gaming
2:00pm: Mavs Gaming vs Gen.G Tigers
3:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Gen.G Tigers
4:00pm: Grizz Gaming vs Jazz Gaming

Friday 6/26:

7:00pm: Wizards District Gaming vs Hawks Talon GC
8:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Celtics Crossover Gaming
9:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs Kings Guard Gaming

Local Game (Orlando):

Saturday 6/27:

1:00pm: Magic Gaming vs NetsGC

Regular Season Games, Week 13, NYC

Wednesday 7/8:

7:00pm: Pistons GT vs Celtics Crossover Gaming
8:00pm: Mavs Gaming vs T-Wolves Gaming
9:00pm: Wizards District Gaming vs Mavs Gaming
10:00pm: Celtics Crossover Gaming vs Heat Check Gaming

Thursday 7/9:

7:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs Gen.G Tigers
8:00pm: Heat Check Gaming vs Mavs Gaming
9:00pm: T-Wolves Gaming vs Magic Gaming

Friday 7/10:

7:00pm: Raptors Uprising GC vc 76ers GC
8:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs Knicks Gaming
9:00pm: Raptors Uprising vs Gen.G Tigers

Round-Robin: (San Francisco)

Saturday 7/11 (All Times Local)

12:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs Lakers Gaming
1:00pm: Kings Guard Gaming vs Blazer5 Gaming
2:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs Blazer5 Gaming
3:00pm: Warriors Gaming Squad vs King Guard Gaming
4:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs Kings Guard Gaming
5:00pm: Blazer5 Gaming vs Lakers Gaming

Regular Season Games, Week 14, NYC

Wednesday 7/15:

7:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Pistons GT
8:00pm: Heat Check Gaming vs Pacers Gaming
9:00pm: Cavs Legion GC vs Hawks Talon GC
10:00pm: Pacers Gaming vs Blazer5 Gaming

Thursday 7/16:

7:00pm: Hawks Talon GC vs Raptors Uprising GC
8:00pm: Pistons GT vs Magic Gaming
9:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs Bucks Gaming
10:00pm: Jazz Gaming vs Heat Check Gaming

Friday 7/17:

7:00pm: Lakers Gaming vs Jazz Gaming
8:00pm: Bucks Gaming vs Magic Gaming
9:00pm: Knicks Gaming vs Grizz Gaming

Round-Robin: (Washington D.C)

Saturday 7/18

1:00pm: Wizards District Gaming vs NetsGC
2:00pm: Hornets Venom GT vs 76ers GC
3:00pm: Wizards District Gaming vs 76ers GC
4:00pm: Wizards District Gaming vs Hornets Venom GT
5:00pm: NetsGC vs Hornets Venom GT
6:00pm: 76ers vs NetsGC

THE TICKET TOURNAMENT

Thursday 7/23 – Saturday 7/25: Details TBA

PLAYOFFS

Wednesday 7/29 – Saturday 8/1: Details TBA

FINALS

Saturday 8/8: Details TBA

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