Welcome DevGoss (@iDevGoss) 2019 draft pick for Hawks Talon
The 2KZN is very excited to welcome DevGoss, the 13th overall pick in the season 2 draft, for a very spirited conversation that covers many areas: - How he got his start in esports and NBA2K - His Draft day experience - His first thought after hearing his name called by Brendan Donohue - How he and the rest of Hawks Talon Gaming are preparing for the Tip Off Tournament - What song would he sing if he were on American Idol DevGoss is a treat to listen to because his energy, enthusiasm and charisma are infectious. You will enjoy this one!
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Warrior Gaming Squad - Weekly Warrior interview
Welcome @iDevGoss, the 13th overall 2019 draft pick for the Hawks Talon GC
NBA 2K Prospect Alex Whalen (@ExposeHim_)
The 2KZN is excited to be joined by Alex Whalen (@ExposeHim_) who recently joined @DenialEsports as a content creator and part of the starting five for their PS4 team in the @WRproamleague. Alex tells us how he came to join Denial Sports and how this partnership will help him make the @NBA2KLeague in SZN 3.
NBA 2K Draft (@NBA2KLeague) red carpet interviews
The 2KZN (@the2kzone) was at the NBA 2K Draft. Here are our red carpet interviews.
Check out the interviews with Brendan Donohue (@2KLeagueMD), Ronnie 2K (@Ronnie2K), Chiquita (@chiquitae126), Sam Salyers (@Gradient), Kina (@KinaTTG) and much much more...
Jonny2K (@TheJonny2k) Warrior Gaming Consultant
This episode features Jonny 2K: Podcaster turned Warrior Gaming Squad NBA 2K Consultant!
This is the second visit to our show by @TheJonny2k! His first was as Co-Host of the 2K Syndicate Podcast and now he is the @WarriorsGaming NBA 2K Consultant, so he is able to give us perspective from both the media side and the @NBA2KLeague side.
You will enjoy what he has to say about how he landed as an NBA 2K Consultant in the Golden State, the qualification process from SZN 1 to SZN 2, what the Consultant role includes, and much more.
Ryan Conger (@DayFri_) Wizards District Gaming
We are thrilled to being you our conversation with @DayFri_ from the @WizardsGaming. He is one of the most dynamic players from SZN 1 of the @NBA2KLeague!
We talk about a wide range of topics including:
• What it was like growing up in Palmer, Texas
• His reaction to being drafted by his home town team
• What went wrong with @MavsGaming in SZN 1
• How he felt when he got the call that he had been traded
• His relationship with @DemonJT_
• His experience repping @WizardsGaming in London, England
• And more…
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7 to 12
13 to 17
18 to 22
A Bone Chilling Update
Gambling in Esports?
Our inaugural episode (@the2kzone) welcome!
You will you hear some very interesting Esports news along with a few things that you will not believe! There are some very heavy hitters getting involved in Esports! Listen as Bruce & Dave use every ounce of energy to give you the details while taking a wild ride on The Sizzler.
A Bone Chilling (@the2kzone) update
From a very frosty “mountain” (actually, just a big hill!), Dave & Bruce bring you a bone chilling update on the NBA2K League! The news is so HOT, that you might actually forget where they are! Uhhhh….no you won’t.
NBA2K Esports Arenas (@the2kzone) who is building?
Find out if the biggest E-sport Only Arena in North America will be the start of something big.
Bruce and Dave go on location at a local Casino…well, actually, after being refused entry because of their recording equipment, they end up in their car, lost.
Josiah Cohen (@josiahcohen13) NBA 2K League writer
Interview with Josiah Cohen of Operation Sports as we recap the NBA2K TIP OFF TOURNY! The NBA2K League started their inaugural season with the NBA2K Tip Off Tourny, which took place from May 1 – 5, 2018
Josh Hafkin the founder of The Game Gym (@GameGymEsports)
Here is a concept that is helping young gamers to become Esport professionals
In this episode, Josh Hafkin tells us how he is helping young gamers by teaching them the X’s and O’s of gaming, but also the benefits of socialization, nutrition, and balance and why he created The Game Gym.
Go to www.gamegym.com for info or follow them on Twitter @GameGymEsports.
Gambling in Esports? (@the2kzone)
Bruce & Dave are on location on the golf course to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overrule a 1992 federal law that prohibited states from authorizing betting on sporting events. Will it damage the integrity of Esports?
and Ognjen Micic
NBA2K SYNDICATE (@2ksyndicate) with Jonny2k
You will not want to miss this episode!
There is a new podcast on the NBA2K scene and we were very fortunate to have one half of the NBA2K Syndicate, Jonny2K, join us to talk about all things NBA2K League
Phil Visu (@ThePhenomenalEE) NBA2K League broadcaster
Be sure to tune in because Phil is such a great speaker and is very easy to listen to. You will be highly entertained as Phil tells us more about his background, how he became a part of the NBA2K League broadcasting crew, what it’s like to work with Larry Ridley (@mrlarryridley), his thoughts on the NBA2K League so far, and where he sees the NBA2K League going next season and beyond.
Shaka Browne (@GFGCompete) Utah Jazz Gaming
Utah Jazz Gaming’s Shaka Browne (aka Yeah I Compete) will inspire you with his story. In this jam packed episode, Shaka Browne (@GFGCompete), the starting point guard for @UtahJazzGaming, opens up and shares many interesting thoughts and stories about himself.
Grant Paranjape (@Keiranthil) Director of Esports for Wizards District Gaming
In this episode @2KZN we feature Grant Paranjape @Keiranthil the Director of Esports for Wizards District Gaming @WizardsDG of the NBA2K League. It’s very easy to see why Grant has been so successful. You will find it very easy to listen to Grant.
Shane Talbot (@ShaneTalbot) and Ognjen Micic - Raptors Uprising GC
Shane Talbot (@ShaneTalbot) shares: how his perseverance and hard work lead him to becoming the Esports Manager for an organization he grew up idolizing. As an added bonus, the @Raptors Head Coach, Ognjen Micic (@_OneThroughFive), tells the story of how he became the Raptors first ever Head Coach; his role during games; the key role he played in helping the Raptors turn their season around after a 1-5 start; how he communicates with his players; and his thoughts on the rest of the @NBA2KLeague season.
Raptors Uprising GC (@RaptorsGC) Pro Gamer Interviews
Justin M. Jacobson
The Sizzler Revisited
All Things NBA 2K
Justin M. Jacobson (@justinjESQ) - Esports Lawyer
Bruce & Dave are joined by Justin Jacobson (@justinjESQ) of World Wide Just (@WorldWideJust) to discuss the most important issues faced by the @NBA2KLeague players off the virtual court.
Justin shares his knowledge and insight on the following @NBA2KLeague topics: Expansion/player protection, Season 2 qualification process, Next year’s entry draft, Year 2 salaries, Long-term contracts, Player Agents/Unions and Income tax implications.
The Sizzler Revisited (@the2kzone)
Bruce & Dave return to the fair to record the sizzler revisited.
When Dave is convinced to go back on the sizzler he soon remembers why last year things didn't go so well... "my ribs hurt and I can't breath" .
Don't miss this season 2 launch. So much fun and as usual 2KZN finds a way to make it crazy...
All Things NBA2k 2019 (@the2kzone)
Dave and Bruce talk all things NBA2K. They introduce the new studio and the new segment called NBA2K Prospects Profiles.
Don't miss this episode especially if you are a prospect competing in the NBA2k.
Listen to the NBA2K Prospects:
Mitchell Franklin (@Mootyy2k) NBA2K Professional Gamer
Bruce & Dave are very excited to be joined by @NBA2KLeague professional Mitchell Franklin, better known as @Mootyy2K. In this revealing interview, @Mootyy2K shares how he got involved in Esports and what he competed in before gaming will surprise you! Mootyy also takes us through the ups and downs of being drafted 4th overall by Kings Guard Gaming in Season 1, not being retained, then being picked up in the expansion draft by @LakersGaming. Finally, Mootyy will tell you what he is up to in the off-season and what he is doing to prepare to have a big year in Season 2 with @LakersGaming.
Derric Franklin (@youFamousEnough), GM and Coach, Heat Check Gaming.
Dave & Bruce are very excited to welcome the GM and Coach for the @HeatCheckGaming as he talks about:
What life was like growing up in Houston
His time served in the US Army
How he become one of the best known and most respected figures in the 2K community in such a short time
How he became GM and Coach of Heat Check Gaming
The inside story of what happened in the Heat Check Gaming war room on the first ever NBA2KLeague Draft day
Season 1: what turned the Heat’s season around in Week 6, what surprised him most, and his biggest challenge.
Where he sees the NBA2KLeague 5 years down the road
Brandon Raudenbush (@ToXsiK_BANGS ) of the @NBA2KLeague.
Bruce & Dave are very excited to bring you their latest interview with Cavs Legion (@CavsLegionGC) Professional @ToXsiK_BANGS (Brandon Raudenbush) of the @NBA2KLeague.
Toxsik talks about:
* How he got started in Esports;
* An amazing story about what his parents did to help launch his esports career;
* His reaction when the @NBA2KLeague was first announced;
* What life was like as an NBA2K professional in Cleveland;
* How he feels about not being retained by the @CavsLegionGC;
* iBall Empire and what its all about; and,
* what song would he sing if he was on American Idol; and,
Welcome back Josiah Cohen (@josiahcohen13) (@dimer2k)
This episode features THE MOST informed person in the 2K Community!
What better way to launch the 2KZN (@the2kzone) with the same guest we had on our first episode ever!
We are thrilled to have Josiah Cohen (@josiahcohen13), lead writer for @DIMER2K, who is as plugged into the @NBA2KLeague as anyone!
Join us as we discuss what surprised him most from SZN 1, his thoughts on the SZN 2 Combine, how many Draft Eligible players from SZN 1 he thinks will be drafted for SZN 2, his plans for a Mock Draft, and what song he would sing if he appeared on American Idol!
You do not want to miss what he has to say folks!
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