The NBA 2K League announced a talent lineup for its NBA 2KL Three For All Showdown that will include WNBA, NFL and NBA G League players.
The NBA 2KL Three For All Showdown is an online tournament where fans, top female 2K players, influencers, athletes and 2K League players compete for a $25,000 prize pool.
In the first stage, which took place March 27-29, teams organized by fans battled it out in the NBA 2K20 MyPark game mode. Four teams per console from that competition made it to the second stage. Those fan teams will be grouped with the celebrity teams in this stage, which will run from Tuesday to Friday.
Participants include former NBA player Nate Robinson, the first three-time NBA Slam Dunk contest champion who played for eight NBA teams including the New York Knicks from 2005-2010. He will be joined by former NFL running back Orleans Darkwa, who played with the New York Giants from 2014 to 2017.
Twenty-one NBA G League players across 13 teams and two NFL players, including Derrius Guice of the Washington Redskins, are scheduled to take part. Six WNBA players will also participate: Dallas Wings shooting guard Allisha Gray, Alexis Jones (guard) and Shekinna Stricklen (forward) with the Atlanta Dream, Los Angeles Sparks point guard Chelsea Gray, Las Vegas Aces guard Sugar Rodgers and small forward Aerial Powers of the reigning WNBA champions, the Washington Mystics.
The XFL, which began its inaugural season in February before shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic, will also be represented with three athletes, all from the Los Angeles Wildcats: wide receiver Jalen Greene, defensive end Cedric Reed and quarterback Josh Johnson.
Tonight's announcement, which will air on an episode of "BFW Live" hosted by NBA 2K League Community Ambassador Frank "BlkFrankWhite" White on the NBA 2K League Twitch and YouTube channels, will begin at 9:30 p.m. ET on the NBA 2K League's official Twitch and YouTube channels.