NBA 2K League to Air in Canada for the First Time Ever
Not every sport is on hiatus.
As of yesterday, Sportsnet began to air the third season of the NBA 2K League amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This also marked the first time in its history the NBA has aired its esports video game league in Canada.
The league was originally established in 2018 and features affiliates of each NBA team. The league currently has 23 teams – 22 of which represent NBA franchises. The Toronto Raptors are involved in the action and you can view their affiliate, the Raptors Uprising GC play every Tuesday night from 7:00-9:00 PM on Sportsnet NOW or Sportsnet ONE
Each week, fans will be able to witness the highlights from numerous matchups played. Each matchup will follow a best-of-three format.