Utah Jazz Gaming Starting NBA 2K League With Remote Play On May 21

May 1, 2020, 1:49 PM

Utah Jazz Gaming...

Shaka Browne (Yeah I Compete) poses for a photo with NBA 2K League Managing Director Brendan Donohue after being drafted #3 in the first round by Jazz Gaming during NBA 2K League Draft at Madison Square Garden on April 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Utah Jazz’s esports team, Jazz Gaming, begins its NBA 2K League season with remote play starting on May 21.

The NBA 2K League was originally slated to begin with The Tipoff Tournament from March 24-28. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the esports league postponed the start of its 2020 schedule.

“The remainder of the 2020 season schedule and structure, including dates of tournaments, rivalry matches and round-robin events, will be shared as information becomes available,” Jazz Gaming stated in a press release.

“We’re eager to get to work and continue growing as a team and organization this season,” Jazz Gaming head coach Jelani “Comp” Mitchell said when the schedule was first announced in February. “We’re looking to build off of last year’s foundation that we created with our three returning players while adding new faces and personalities to the fold.”

The league will open its season with at least six weeks of remote gameplay. The Utah Jazz’s esports franchise will compete from the Jazz Gaming Lounge at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Jazz Gaming will start the 2020 regular season on Thursday, May 21 against HEAT Check Gaming at 7 p.m. (MDT).

NBA 2K League play will be simulcast live on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels.

Jazz Gaming finished the 2019 season with an 8-8 record. It was the 13th best record out of the league’s 21 teams. The esports team is entering its third season as a franchise this season.

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz


Jeremy Mauss

Ric Bucher: ‘Not Unreasonable For Jazz To Be In Playoffs Next Year’

Fox Sports NBA analyst Ric Bucher thinks the Utah Jazz can be in the NBA Playoff conversation next season.

2 days ago

Utah Jazz general manager Justin Zanik...

Ben Anderson

Jazz GM Justin Zanik Returns To Team Post Kidney Surgery

Utah Jazz general manager Justin Zanik has rejoined the team after undergoing a kidney transplant in April.

4 days ago

Donovan Clingan #32 of the Connecticut Huskies...

Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Draft Prospect: UConn C Donovan Clingan

UConn guard Donovan Clingan is projected to be selected in the lottery of the 2024 NBA Draft where the Utah Jazz own the tenth pick.

5 days ago

Stephon Castle #5 of the Connecticut Huskies dunks the ball...

Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Draft Prospect: UConn G Stephon Castle

UConn guard Stephon Castle is projected to be selected in the lottery of the 2024 NBA Draft where the Utah Jazz own the tenth pick.

6 days ago


Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Mailbag: Would Title Change Legacies Of Gobert, Conley?

Welcome to the Utah Jazz mailbag where every week our NBA insiders answer your questions on social media about your favorite team.

7 days ago

Jazz Gaming NBA 2K League...

Chandler Holt

NBA 2K League’s Jazz Gaming Looks To Make Noise In Return To Utah

Jazz Gaming, the official NBA 2K League affiliate of the Utah Jazz, made its return to SLC and kicked off its season this month.

7 days ago

Sponsored Articles

Follow @kslsports...

KSL Give-A-Thon

The KSL Sports Zone, KSL 5 TV, FM100.3, 103.5 The Arrow, and KSL NewsRadio have teamed up to raise money for the kids being served by Primary Children’s Care!


KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.


KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

Follow @kslsports...

The Road Home Mediathon 2023

The KSL Sports Zone and KSLSports.com are proud to support the all-day Mediathon 2023 at the Road Home, an annual tradition to raise money and other essential items for the Road Home, a Homeless Shelter.

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Utah Jazz Gaming Starting NBA 2K League With Remote Play On May 21