Applications are now being accepted for working media credentials for the NBA 2K League’s THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T. THE TIPOFF is the season’s first tournament in which teams compete for banners that link together to form THE BANNER CHAIN powered by AT&T and will be held from March 24-28 at the NBA 2K League Studio (508 W 37th St) in New York City. Games begin at 5 p.m. ET each day.
To request credentials, all of the steps set forth below must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All credential applications must be completed 48 hours in advance of the day you would like to cover.
Editors/Directors: Media credentials must be requested by the Editor/Director for the applying news organization who must designate credentials being requested and the name(s) of the individual(s) at the applying news organization who will be using the credentials. Only requests coming from the Editor/Director will be considered.
Please be advised that media space and workspace seating is limited and will be assigned. When requesting credentials for THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T, please specify any/all dates you are requesting.
To request a credential, please email Devon Garden ([email protected]) the following information:
Editor Name and Email:
Journalist Name(s) and Email(s):
Job Function (Reporter, Photographer, Videographer, etc…):
Journalist Headshot (jpg) saved in the following format: FirstNameLastName
APPROVAL PROCESS: News organizations will receive an email confirming whether their credential requests have been approved. Any changes to your credential requests must be made to Devon Garden by email at [email protected].
DISTRIBUTION PROCESS: Credential distribution will take place each day of the tournament at the NBA 2K League Studio. Exact pickup times and location will be provided in the approval letter.
Please note that NBA 2K League, NBA, WNBA and NBA G League event credentials are issued on an event-by-event basis. An approved credential for prior events does not guarantee credentials for future NBA 2K League events.
For NBA 2K League questions, please contact Colleen Wagoner via email at [email protected].