MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL – T-Wolves Gaming, the Minnesota Timberwolves NBA 2K League affiliate team and 2019 NBA 2K League Champions tip-off the 2021 season with gameplay May 26 against Mavs Gaming. Games will be simulcast live on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels.
The 16-week season includes 28 regular season games for each team. Every matchup will include two back-to-back games against the same opponent with each result counting towards the team’s regular season record. For example, T-Wolves Gaming at Mavs Gaming is two games. If T-Wolves Gaming wins both games, they improve to a 2-0 W-L record.
New this year, is the introduction of Eastern and Western conferences. T-Wolves Gaming is one of 11 teams in the Western Conference along with Cavs Legion GC, Kings Guard Gaming, Mavs Gaming, Lakers Gaming, Jazz Gaming, Pistons GT, Bucks Gaming, Warriors Gaming Squad, Blazer5 Gaming, and Pacers Gaming.
This season also welcomes three new corporate partners. Bud Light® joins as the Official Beer of T-Wolves Gaming. Pagoda® Asian-style snacks becomes the Official Breaktime Bite of T-Wolves Gaming, and Ceridian® becomes the Official HR and Payroll Provider of T-Wolves Gaming. The Minnesota Lottery™, the team’s inaugural sponsor, enters its third season as a T-Wolves Gaming partner.
The 2021 T-Wolves Gaming roster includes forward/guard Xavier “Big Saint” St. John, point guard Michael “BearDaBeast” Key, center Malik “Slaughter” Leisinger, shooting guard Dhwan “ShiftyKaii” White, power forward Myles “Myles” Lyons, and forward Dawson “dawsix” Thomas.
*All times Central
|5/26||at Mavs Gaming||6:00 p.m.|
|5/27||Heat Check Gaming||6:40 p.m.|
|6/2||Pistons GT||8:00 p.m.|
|6/4||at Bucks Gaming||8:00 p.m.|
|6/16||at Jazz Gaming||6:00 p.m.|
|6/23||Cavs Legion GC||6:00 p.m.|
|6/24||Warriors Gaming Squad||6:00 p.m.|
|7/4||LEAGUE BYE WEEK|
|7/8||Gen.G Tigers||6:20 p.m.|
|7/10||Mavs Gaming||6:00 p.m.|
|7/22||at Hawks Talon GC||6:20 p.m.|
|7/24||Pacers Gaming||6:00 p.m.|
|8/4||at Knicks Gaming||8:00 p.m.|
|8/6||at Cavs Legion GC||6:00 p.m.|
|8/12||at Lakers Gaming||7:00 p.m.|
Further information regarding the 2021 NBA 2K League season, including T-Wolves Gaming 2021 schedule click here. For more information regarding T-Wolves Gaming, fans can follow T-Wolves Gaming on Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
About T-Wolves Gaming
T-Wolves Gaming is the 2019 NBA 2K League Champion and one of 23 esports teams competing in the NBA 2K League founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software. The NBA 2K League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, T-Wolves Gaming draws inspiration from the Timberwolves pack mentality and aspiration for team excellence that will propel a new generation of esports fans and players. T-Wolves Gaming trains at the state-of-the-art T-Wolves Gaming Training Center at Mayo Clinic Square in downtown Minneapolis.
About the NBA 2K League
The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO), launched in 2018 and features the best NBA 2K players in the world. Each of the league’s 23 teams features six players who compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs. NBA 2K League partners include Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Champion Athleticwear, Dash Radio, DoorDash, ESRevolution, Loco, Mondelēz International, Raynor Gaming, SAP, SCUF Gaming, Snickers, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sport1, Twitch, Wilson and YouTube. For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.