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2020 NBA 2K League Draft Recap & Results By Round

The 3rd Season Draft of the 2020 NBA 2K League took place at Terminal 5 in New York City this past weekend. 68 players were selected by the 23 NBA 2K League teams.

The #1 overall selection went to Wizards District Gaming. The Wizards went with John “JBM” Mascone of Irvington. NY Knicks Gaming selected Christopher “Duck’ Charles with the #2 choice. Next up was Kings Guard Gaming, which chose Rafel “Crush” Davis.

International Talent

Five international players were selected in this year’s NBA 2K League Draft. A historic pick in the fourth round occurred when Hu “Luck_Yi_Wesley” Yi was taken 56th overall by Shanghai’s Gen.G Tigers. Hu Yi is the first Chinese athlete chosen by an NBA 2K League squad. Canada’s Sten “SAV” Valge-Saar was chosen 7th overall by Lakers Gaming.  Jomar “Jomar-12PR” Varela-Escapa from Puerto Rico went 23rd overall to Pacers Gaming. Additional Canadian’s Brock “NIKO” Nikolakakos and Destiny “JoshJay” Idugboe were also chosen in the draft.

Player Pool

In total there were 228 draft-eligible players. 147 of the new players were selected from the NBA 2K League Combine, 21 from team-hosted Pro-Am tournaments, 5 from the inaugural European Invitational, 5 from the Asia-Pacific (APAC) Invitational, and 50 unretained players from last year’s season.

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2020 NBA 2K LEAGUE DRAFT Results

RESULTS BY ROUND:

First Round
Pick Team Player Name Gamer Tag
1. Wizards District Gaming John Mascone JBM
2. Knicks Gaming Christopher Charles Duck
3. Kings Guard Gaming Rafel Davis Crush
4. Pacers Gaming Eddy Perez BOHIO-
5. Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai Dhwan White ShiftyKaii
6. Hornets Venom GT Alexander Whelan Expose
7. Lakers Gaming Sten Valge-Saar SAV
8. Heat Check Gaming Glenn Wilkerson Glennratty7688
9. Nets GC Josh Humphries Choc DF
10. Jazz Gaming Kimanni Ingram Splashy
11. Raptors Uprising GC Eric Donald Timelycook
12. Bucks Gaming Reginald Nash Jr. Regg
13. Heat Check Gaming Abdafatah Noman Shiftay
14. Pistons GT Trenton Simmons Charger
15. Knicks Gaming Robert Nastasi CantGuardRob
16. Hawks Talon GC Levi Lamb Lee
17. Kings Guard Gaming Matthew Robles Bash
18. Hornets Venom GT Justin Stemerman Snubby
19. Hornets Venom GT Zaeya Ishak Zae
20. Warriors Gaming Squad Malik Leisinger Slaughter
21. Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai Mercedes Williamson Deadeye
22. T-Wolves Gaming Xavier StJohn Big Saint
Second Round
Pick Team Player Name Gamer Tag
23. Pacers Gaming Jomar Varela-Escapa Jomar-12PR
24. Lakers Gaming Wady Tactuk Tactuk
25. Knicks Gaming Timothy Hayworth BigRiM
26. Kings Guard Gaming Hayden Caudle Nasthetic
27. Raptors Uprising GC Anthony Rivas Wuan
28. Hornets Venom GT Robert Giovanni Elizondo Trap
29. Nets GC Marquis Gill Randomz
30. Wizards District Gaming Justin Howell Just Awkward
31. Jazz Gaming Fredrick Whelan GetonMylevel41
32. Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai Brian Diaz X I Kno Killey
33. Bucks Gaming Idris Richardson Squidris
34. Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai Wesley Mcnair Gen
35. Magic Gaming Alex Snowden Profusion
36. Knicks Gaming Brock Nikolakakos NIKO
37. Wizards District Gaming Manuel Newman Newdini
38. Hawks Talon GC Mykel Wilson Kel
39 Mavs Gaming Jahil Mcclure Sleetys_
40. Blazer5 Gaming Brandon Caicedo Hood
41. Heat Check Gaming Jonathan Roberts Jr. Delusion_HD
42. Raptors Uprising GC Maurice Flowers Reece
Third Round
Pick Team Player Name Gamer Tag
43. Pistons GT Cody Hart LYKaPRO
44. Lakers Gaming Antonio Valladares Dweq
45. Grizz Gaming Justin Rodriguez Jrod
46. Hawks Talon GC Kwan Larry Niblack Jr. followTHEGOD
47. 76ers GC Michael Albiter USERPICK
48. Heat Check Gaming Matthew Hoffman King Peroxide
49. Heat Check Gaming DeMar Butler Deedz
50. Nets GC Jackson Potts Potts
51. Wizards District Gaming Brandon Richardson BRICH
52. Raptors Uprising GC Jake Knapp Legit 973
53. Bucks Gaming Tyrell Johnson TDJ
54. Grizz Gaming Joel Lazu Lav
Fourth Round
Pick Team Player Name Gamer Tag
55. Hornets Venom GT Alontae Proctor Gliz
56. Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai Hu Yi Luck_Yi_Wesley
57. Jazz Gaming Brentathan Aasgaard Lord Beezus
58. Bucks Gaming Anmool Singh ChaChingSingh
59. Cavs Legion GC Destiny Idugboe JoshJay
60. Magic Gaming Daniel Burge djbama
61. Pacers Gaming Bobby Jones Jr. Bobby Buckets
62. Hawks Talon GC Derrion Elmore Arkele
63. Mavs Gaming Joshua McHatten Spartan
64. Celtics Crossover Gaming David Urena TooxCool
65. Warriors Gaming Squad Matthew Grant Matty
66. Blazer5 Gaming Georgio Bonte OOC Slim
67. 76ers GC Tucker Henry TuckerLocksUp
68. T-Wolves Gaming Christopher Doyle Detoxys

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