MANILA, Philippines – The NBA 2K Players Tournament came off the wraps on Saturday, April 4, as 16 of the best players in the league vie for basketball supremacy in the virtual world.
Among the stars competing in the week-long tournament are Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant, Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, and DeMarcus Cousins.
The tournament follows a single-elimination format in the first two rounds, while the semifinals and finals will be best-of-three clashes, with the last player standing winning $100,000 for his chosen charity.
Competition seeding was determined by the players’ NBA 2K20 rating.
Finals (READ: Booker sweeps Ayton to rule NBA 2K Players Tournament)
Devin Booker Rockets def. Deandre Ayton, Lakers – 72-62
Devin Booker, Nuggets def. Deandre Ayton, Bucks – 74-62
Devin Booker, Clippers def. Montrezl Harrell, Rockets – 68-54
Devin Booker, Bucks def. Montrezl Harrell, Raptors – 65-62
Deandre Ayton, Nets def. Patrick Beverly, Celtics – 75-69
Deandre Ayton, Sun def. Patrick Beverly, Nuggets – 74-67
Quarterfinals (READ: Booker, Beverly punch semis ticket in NBA 2K Players Tournament)
Devin Booker, Mavericks def. Rui Hachimura, Clippers – 71-55
Montrezl Harrell, Blazers def. Derrick Jones Jr, Mavericks – 71-66
DeAndre Ayton, Clippers def. Trae Young, Lakers – 73-66
Patrick Beverly, 76ers def. Andre Drummond, Bucks – 69-62
First round, Day 1 (READ: Durant upset, Young dominates in NBA 2K Players Tournament)
(16) Derrick Jones Jr, Bucks def. (1) Kevin Durant, Clippers – 78-62
(2) Trae Young, Bucks def. (15) Harrison Barnes, Raptors – 101-59
(14) Patrick Beverly, Bucks def. (3) Hassan Whiteside, Lakers – 84-54
(10) DeAndre Ayton, Rockets def. (7) Zach Lavine, Heat – 57-41
First round, Day 2 (READ: Hachimura escapes, Drummond cruises in NBA 2K Players Tournament)
(13) Rui Hachimura, Lakers def. (4) Donovan Mitchell, Nets – 74-71
(5) Devin Booker, Bucks def. (12) Michael Porter Jr, Lakers – 85-75
(6) Andre Drummond, Lakers def. (11) DeMarcus Cousins, Nets – 101-49
(8) Montrezl Harrell, Clippers def. (9) Domantas Sabonis, Pacers – 73-51NBA 2K20 – Curated tweets by RapplerSports