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NBA 2K: Kevin Durant Chooses Eight Teams to Play in the Tournament

NBA 2K: Kevin Durant Chooses Eight Teams to Play in the Tournament

Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant chose seven other teams that he will play for during the players only NBA 2K tournament.

For the tournament, set to start on Friday, each player had to select eight teams. And each team would be used once along the course of the tournament. While Durant’s first selection was unsurprisingly his current franchise Brooklyn Nets, he also had his previous teams Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder.

Meanwhile, Los Angeles Clippers, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Utah Jazz, and Dallas Mavericks finished his selection.

Kevin Durant leading the 16-player tournament

Durant was the biggest player of the tournament, which includes 15 others. The event will start on Friday and its eventual winner receive $100,000 to give to a charity to support coronavirus relief efforts.

“We’re thrilled to partner with the NBA and NBPA to bring basketball back to fans throughout the world and to help those in need during these uncertain times,” Jason Argent, 2K senior vice president, said while announcing the tournament. “Entertainment, especially sports, has the ability to bring communities together — including athletes, fans and families — and we hope that everyone will enjoy the tournament.”

The list of participants for the event

  • Kevin Durant, Brooklyn Nets
  • Trae Young, Atlanta Hawks
  • Hassan Whiteside, Portland Trail Blazers
  • Donovan Mitchell, Utah Jazz
  • Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns
  • Andre Drummond, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Zach LaVine, Chicago Bulls
  • Montrezl Harrell, LA Clippers
  • Domantas Sabonis, Indiana Pacers
  • DeAndre Ayton, Phoenix Suns
  • DeMarcus Cousins
  • Michael Porter Jr., Denver Nuggets
  • Rui Hachimura, Washington Wizards
  • Patrick Beverley, LA Clippers
  • Harrison Barnes, Sacramento Kings
  • Derrick Jones Jr., Miami Heat
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