The announcement of the NBA 2K league was huge—17 NBA teams will be investing in esports teams which will be contracted to compete in a regular season running concurrent with the NBA season. It was enough to pique many people’s curiosity, including our own, but when we went looking for references to any existing 2K…
Today the NBA and Take-Two Interactive announced the 17 NBA teams that have agreed to participate in the inaugural NBA 2K league. The NBA teams that will let their virtual logos and jerseys appear in the esports league are:
On the right, actual footage from Demar DeRozan’s clutch game-winner the other night against the Knicks. On the left, the same play recreated by Shady00018 in NBA 2K17.
Today, the National Basketball Association announced plans to partner with publisher Take-Two Interactive for an official NBA 2K esports league, which led NBA commissioner Adam Silver to deliver this fantastic quote to the Wall Street Journal: “Think of eBulls against the eKnicks.”
Cincinnati doesn’t have a team, so Cleveland it is.
The curtain comes down on Kobe Bryant’s 20-year NBA career tonight, and nothing makes you realise just how old this guy is like seeing the gulf between the first and last video games he made an appearance in.
Sport video game modders, you’ve finally gone too far.
There are few better sports stories than the rise of Stephen Curry, a breathtaking human cheat code who may go down as the best shooter in NBA history. He’s so good, in fact, that NBA 2K doesn’t know how to capture him.
NBA2K16 is a mainstream sports video game, meaning its full of things like stats, complex controls and painstaking licensing. But it’s also home to something a lot more adventurous and potentially important: a role-playing game where you take a kid from high school to the NBA.
Welcome to 2015, everyone.
Former Kotaku reporter Owen Good made his debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, in the funniest possible way. We're all so proud, Owen!
The NBA 2K15 track listing, as selected by Pharrell Williams, has been revealed. You can listen to it below:
You haven't really seen video game basketball until you've seen this Space Jam-themed NBA 2k14 mod by YouTuber MkEliteWorksX.
College basketball as a video game died long before the lawsuits that killed NCAA Football could do the job. A little more than a year ago, 2K Sports finally pulled the plug on the servers for College Hoops 2K8, the means through which most folks shared rosters reflecting the current year. But there still are ways to…