The NBA 2K League Improvement Camp: Girls in Gaming, the league’s 1st-ever improvement camp for elite female NBA 2K players, was held Aug. 20-23 at the NBA 2K League Studio in New York City, with AT&T serving as an official companion. Under is a recap of the occasion.
Girls IN GAMING: The NBA 2K League Development Camp: Women in Gaming, the league’s 1st-ever improvement camp for elite female NBA 2K players, was held Aug. 20-23 at the NBA 2K League Studio in New York City, with AT&T serving as an official companion. The four-day camp brought collectively 15 of the leading female NBA 2K players to compete with and discover from NBA 2K League players and coaches, former WNBA player Taj McWilliams-Franklin, specialist Counter-Strike: Worldwide Offensive player Theia and far more.
Finding out FROM THE Greatest: All through the camp, the 15 players received instruction from several NBA 2K League players and coaches, which includes film sessions and workshops developed to prepare them for the NBA 2K League tryout course of action. Participants incorporated 2019 Warriors Gaming Squad players Chiquita “Chiquita” Evans and Charles “CB13” Bostwick, 2019 NBA 2K League Champion and Hornets Venom GT Manager of Marketing and advertising and Group Operations Brian “NachoTraynor” Traynor, Heat Verify Gaming GM and Head Coach Derric “YouFamousEnough” Franklin, Hawks Talon GC Common Manager and Head Coach Wesley Acuff, 2018 NBA 2K League Finals and 2019 NetsGC player Nate “NateKahl” Kahl, Nets GC GM and Head Coach Ivan “OGKingCurt” Curtiss, and Pacers Gaming Senior Director of Esports Operations and Head Coach Cody Parrent. AT&T Social Media Lead Martha Friedner led a workshop about successfully making use of social media to develop your brand and engage with fans. The campers also had the chance to play on the principal NBA 2K League Studio stage all through the camp.
FRIDAY Entertaining: On Friday, participants started the day with a double-decker bus tour of New York City exactly where they immersed themselves in the sights and sounds of the Significant Apple. Later in the day, Cody Parrent led his team to victory when they won the first-ever NBA 2K League Development Camp: Women in Gaming tournament.
“Overall, it was a tremendous week. Hats off to the crew that place it collectively. [It was] a prosperous week and I really feel like a lot of ladies will take dwelling versatility. A lot of them have been applied to playing a single position, but they created certain that they switched up so everybody would be comfy at far more than a single position. That is really significant in the league.”
– 2019 Warriors Gaming Squad player Chiquita “Chiquita” Evans
“I decided to be a element of this camp mainly because for me it is not only about providing these ladies a likelihood, but also becoming capable to have a familiar face from the league about to mentor them. They can open up to me about playing and just be themselves.”
– Heat Verify Gaming GM and Head Coach Derric “YouFamousEnough” Franklin
“This was a fantastic week. I was really excited to meet some of the female gamers. Some I knew, some I didn’t. It was really insightful and informative. There was a lot of fantastic feedback from the female gamers that have been right here. We held workshops and held a lot of scrimmages. We had a final showdown game now. Of course, we had some players that played nicely yesterday that didn’t play now, but they got a accurate reside expertise of what it is like to play in an arena. A lot of fantastic coaches came out and gave them fantastic tutelage as nicely. This was a fantastic occasion, and I appear forward to it taking place once more and becoming a element of it.”
– Nets GC GM and Head Coach GM Ivan “OGKingCurt” Curtiss
“The NBA 2K League Improvement Camp: Girls in Gaming exceeded my expectations and was a substantial results. [I] had enjoyable and discovered a lot from the coaches, players, speakers, female gamers, and other league employees.”
– Camp participant LadyHoopStar
“This expertise was so remarkable. I discovered issues about myself even though gaining new close friends and mentors. Thank you once more for this chance. I’m forever grateful.”
– Camp participant Mz_LJ
“Thank you to the NBA 2K League for an remarkable initiative and expertise! [I] discovered a lot this previous week! Shoutout to my teammates once more and all the coaches that shared their information with us.”
– Camp participant PrettyLovesPink