What time is the NBA 2K tournament today? TV schedule, live stream for ESPN’s players-only quarterfinals

first_imgThere were few presentation additions made to the first round of the “NBA 2K” Players Tournament, and the lack of TV bells and whistles from ESPN seemed like a concerted effort to make the event feel somewhat like watching the players compete in a private living room battle.It was an imperfect broadcast, but one that probably offered enough to bring viewers back for more. Fans after all are starving to see their favorite players do anything basketball related. Thursday, April 9MatchupStart timeTV channelDevin Booker vs. Rui Hachimura7 p.m.ESPN2Montrezl Harrell vs. Derrick Jones Jr.8 p.m.ESPN2Trae Young vs. DeAndre Ayton9 p.m.ESPN2Andre Drummond vs. Patrick Beverley10 p.m.ESPN2Teams banned from useDevin Booker can no longer use the Bucks.Rui Hachimura can no longer use the Lakers.Montrezl Harrell can no longer use the Clippers.Derrick Jones Jr. can no longer use the Bucks.Trae Young can no longer use the Bucks.DeAndre Ayton can no longer use the Rockets.Andre Drummond can no longer use the Lakers.Patrick Beverley can no longer use the Bucks.’NBA 2K’ tournament resultsOnly one game was decided by fewer than 10 points as the good “NBA 2K” players separated from the very bad ones.Hopefully more quarterfinals games will resemble the down to the wire thriller between Donovan Mitchell and Rui Hachimura from Sunday.Round 1MatchupWinnerResultKevin Durant vs. Derrick Jones Jr.Derrick Jones Jr.78-62Zach Lavine vs. Deandre AytonDeandre Ayton57-41Trae Young vs. Harrison BarnesTrae Young101-59Hassan Whiteside vs. Patrick BeverleyPatrick Beverley84-54Donovan Mitchell vs. Rui HachimuraRui Hachimura74-71Devin Booker vs. Michael Porter Jr.Devin Booker85-75Andre Drummond vs. DeMarcus CousinsAndre Drummond101-49Montrezl Harrell vs. Domantas SabonisMontrezl Harrell73-51 The quarterfinals begin Thursday night on ESPN 2 at 7 p.m. Here is all you need to know about watching the Players Tournament this week:MORE: Full bracket for the ‘NBA 2K Players Tournament’What time is the ‘NBA 2K’ tournament today?The quarterfinals of the “NBA 2K” Players Tournament begin at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 9 with the first match between Devin Book and Rui Hachimura. The last match of the round is scheduled to start at 10 p.m. ET with Andre Drummond vs. Patrick Beverley.TV schedule, live stream for players-only quarterfinalsAs it did in the first round of the tournament, ESPN holds exclusive rights to the live broadcast. It will show every Thursday quarterfinals contest on ESPN2, starting at 7 p.m. with a duel between Devin Booker and Rui Hachimura.Viewers can stream the tournament live online using the Watch ESPN app. It will not be available live on Twitch or YouTube.Bernstein: “NBA 2K” tournament changes ESPN needs to makelast_img read more