Following the confirmation of a couple of innovative franchises plus protected players, the draft order for the league draft plus the expansion draft was released by the NBA 2K League on Friday afternoon. Hornets Venom GT is going to have an initial pick of the expansion draft, which will help them to take the top position in the NBA 2K League Draft for the year 2020 by getting the better of Gen.G. Wizards District Gaming.
A lottery system was announced by the NBA 2K League for determining the draft order for both these drafts in the initial phase of this month. Gen.G and Hornets Venom GT both had the same opportunity to win the expansion draft’s initial pick. A system that is alike to that of the draft lottery of the NBA would be followed by the 2020 draft out there. The 3 teams which will finish at the bottom from this year’s season had the best chances to win the top pick. Following those 3 teams, the possibilities for the other teams became quite slim in terms of achieving a higher pick.
Looking forward, the Expansion Draft for the NBA 2K League is programmed for it 18th October which is a Friday. The NBA 2K League Draft for the year 2020 is going to be announced in the forthcoming months as per the league.
Expansion Draft Order for NBA 2K League
The expansion draft format had been in place already on Friday before the notary picks. The team winning the 50-50 possibility would be having 1 and 4 while there will be an optional pick at 5. On the other hand, there will be picks of 2 and 3 along with an optional pick at 6 for the other team. The 1st and 4th overall picks are going to be owned by the Hornets Venom GT as the champions of the expansion draft lottery.
A minimum of 2 gamers is going to be picked by Hornets Venom GT and Gen.G from the player pool that is unprotected. This pool includes gamers not accepted by their teams for the year 2019 to be safeguarded from the expansion draft. Each of the 2019 teams was obliged to safeguard 2 or 3 gamers from a roster of 6. You will come across a complete list of the available givers on the website of the league.
Draft Order for NBA 2K League
Lakers Gaming, Pistons GT, plus Knicks Gaming were most likely to get the top slot at 15% before the lottery picks. The other teams having a 10% or better opportunity at the top pick has been the Heat Check Gaming plus the Hawks Talon GC. The lottery results were published by the league and the jackpot was won by Wizards District Gaming with a 7% possibility. Right now, the top selection in the draft for the year 2020 is owned by the D.C. group.
Knicks Gaming ended in the runner-up position and is going to pick following Wizards District Gaming. Pistons GT and Hawks Talon GC pick 3rd and 4th respectively. Despite being the loser in the expansion draft lottery, Hornets Venom GT has been beaten by Gen.G for the 5th pick in the draft for the year 2020. Hornets Venom GT is going to pick 6th.
Below we have mentioned the comprehensive Draft order for 2020 NBA 2K League:
1st pick: Wizards District Gaming
2nd pick: Knicks Gaming
3rd pick: Hawks Talon GC
4th pick: Pistons GT
5th pick: Gen.G
6th pick: Hornets Venom GT
7th pick: Lakers Gaming
8th pick: Heat Check Gaming
9th pick: NetsGC
10th pick: Jazz Gaming
11th pick: Raptors Uprising GC
12th pick: Bucks Gaming
13th pick: Cavs Legion GC
14th pick: Magic Gaming
15th pick: Grizz Gaming
16th pick: Pacers Gaming
17th pick: Kings Guard Gaming
18th pick: Mavs Gaming
19th pick: Blazer5 Gaming
20th pick: Warriors Gaming Squad
21st pick: Celtics Crossover Gaming
22nd pick: 76ers GC
23rd pick: T-Wolves Gaming
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