The 2019 NBA 2K League Draft will begin at 2 p.m. PT on March 5th and will be livestreamed on the league’s Twitch channel. The Draft will consist of four rounds, and all 21 teams will draft players to complete their six-person roster. Lakers Gaming traded their 1st Round pick, but have selections 33 (Round 2), 52 (Round 3), and 77 (Round 4).
With the addition of four expansion teams, 126 players will compete in the NBA 2K League’s second season, and new this year, more players will be draft-eligible than spots available in the league. During the offseason, 52 players from the inaugural season were retained, leaving 74 roster spots available. The draft-eligible player pool will consist of new players who were selected by the league following an extensive tryout process, players from the league’s APAC Invitational that took place in Hong Kong, as well as unretained players from season one who successfully completed Combine requirements.
The 2019 NBA 2K League Draft will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.. Additional details on the 2019 NBA 2K League Draft will be announced at a later date.