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BetMGM Sportsbook has your chance to win real money on not-real NBA basketball.

NBA Players including Kevin Durant, Trae Young and Donovan Mitchell will compete in a single-elimination NBA 2K tournament starting this week. The players are competing for charity, but New Jersey sportsbook players can play for their share of a $20,000 prize at BetMGM. How can you win money on the NBA 2k Players Tournament?

Just sign-up at Bet MGM Sportsbook, be 21+ and submit your bracket for the $20K NBA 2K Player’s Tournament Bracket Challenge.

What is the NBA 2K Players Tournament and How to Watch it.

Sixteen NBA stars will compete in the NBA2k tournament starting Friday on ESPN and ESPN2. The players who are set to square off will be seeded based on their actual personal NBA 2K20 rankings. Ties are broken by players number of years in the league.

The initial game will see Derrick Jones Jr of the Heat against Kevin Durant of the Nets. Durant, a skilled 2K player, is the number one seed in the tournament.

In just 4 easy steps you can register for this exclusive free NBA event at BetMGM.

  1. Register for a BETMGMSPORTSBOOK New Jersey account.
  2. Go to the sportsbook promos page.
  3. Sign-up for the $20,000 NBA 2k Player’s Tournament Bracket Challenge game using your BetMGM credentials.
  4. Submit your complete bracket for the tournament. You will be able to edit your picks until Sunday, April 5th at 10:59 AM est.
  5. The player(s) with the most points throughout the tournament will share the grand prize of $20,000!

How does the NBA player 2K tournament work?

Every player starts with eight teams in their pool. They can use each team one time throughout the event. Players will decide which team to use prior to each game, however Durant and Jones have not yet announced their first picks.

ESPN will broadcast the NBA 2K player tournament over the next 8 days. The semifinals and finals will air live on Saturday, April 11. The games will also be streamed on Twitter, YouTube, Twitch and Facebook.

First Round Matchups:

  • Kevin durant vs Derrick Jones Jr.
  • Trae Young vs Harrison Barnes
  • Hassan Whiteside vs Patrick Beverley
  • Donovan Mitchell vs Rui Hachimura
  • Devin Booker vs Michael Porter Jr.
  • Andre Drummond vs DeMarcus Cousins
  • Zach LaVine vs DeAndre Ayton
  • Montrezi Harrell vs Domantas Sabonis

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