ELEAGUE to Host Zach LaVine, Rudy Gobert, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander & Cam Reddish for NBA 2K20 Charity Esports Tournament at NBA All-Star 2020 in Chicago

Live Coverage of ELEAGUE | NBA 2K20 All-Star Throwdown presented by SNICKERS to Stream Across Twitch, B/R Live & ELEAGUE.com, Friday, Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. ET

TBS to Televise Event’s Best Moments, Friday at Midnight ET/PT

Turner Sports’ esports and gaming entertainment brand ELEAGUE – in partnership with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) and Take-Two Interactive – will host a star-studded NBA 2K20 esports tournament with four NBA players set to compete for a donation to their charity of choice. The tournament – ELEAGUE | NBA 2K20 Throwdown presented by SNICKERS – will feature Zach LaVine of the NBA All-Star 2020 host city’s Chicago Bulls, Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Cam Reddish of the Atlanta Hawks as competitors. The winner of the single-elimination throwdown will earn a $10,000 donation for the charity of his choice.

ELEAGUE will live stream coverage of the action-packed event from the House of Blues in downtown Chicago, beginning Friday, Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. ET on ELEAGUE’s Twitch channel, B/R Live and ELEAGUE.com. Additionally, TBS will televise an hour-long feature show highlighting the tournament’s most exciting parts later that evening, beginning at Midnight ET/PT (early Saturday morning).

Turner Sports’ exclusive event coverage will be hosted by Ro Parrish along with analysts and former NBA stars Channing Frye, Quentin Richardson and reporter Kristen Ledlow.

Activating within the tournament will be presenting sponsor SNICKERS, and ELEAGUE partners CDW with Lenovo, which is the official equipment provider for the competition. ELEAGUE partner Intel is also a supporting partner of the event for the second year.

ELEAGUE is an award-winning esports and gaming entertainment brand that engages fans with culturally relevant content through original programming and live events. ELEAGUE, harnessing the resources of Turner Sports and WarnerMedia, is recognized for its best-in-class content, dynamic storytelling and innovative production capabilities.  Formed in 2016, ELEAGUE has partnered with many of the leading videogaming publishers – including Warner Bros. Games, Nintendo, Xbox Game Studios, Valve, Electronic Arts, Activision, Psyonix, 2K Interactive, Bandai Namco, Capcom and Wizards of the Coast – to produce some of the most-watched esports coverage across all platforms, while providing brand partners with unparalleled opportunities to connect with passionate, young audiences.

About Take-Two Interactive
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. We develop and publish products through our labels Rockstar Games, 2K, and Private Division, as well as Social Point, a leading developer of mobile games. Our products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at http://www.take2games.com.

About the NBPA
The National Basketball Players Association is the union for current professional basketball players in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Established in 1954, the NBPA’s mission is to protect and support the rights and talents of our players, magnify the power of their collective will, and amplify their voices as leaders who will transcend sport and society globally.

The NBPA advocates on behalf of the best interests of all NBA players, including the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, the filing of grievances on behalf of the players, or counseling players on benefits, educational and post-NBA career opportunities. Business opportunities are generated by the NBPI, the subsidiary of the NBPA charged with managing the players’ group licensing rights.

Dedicated to preserving the legacy of its members, the NBPA Foundation provides support and assistance to persons, communities and organizations around the world that seek to improve the lives of those in need.