What we’ll do today with the simulating power of NBA 2K MT Coins is look back to history and seed a playoff tournament with 16 past champions. We will pit them against each other in a bid to determine who is the best champion of all time, at least in the eyes of NBA 2K20.
SALT LAKE CITY — Shaka Browne and Lytel Martin had exactly the exact same routine growing up. They would go to school. They’d come home. They’d pop-in NBA 2K9 — the 2009 edition of this NBA-based video sport — and would basketball online. Five-on-five digital games. On the weekends, same thing. Perform all weekend. Sometimes they’d work 9 to 5. Come home, log into NBA 2K and match. Again and again. Day daily. Weekend after weekend.
It was a competitive time with hundreds of thousands competing online. Shaka, whose handle was”YoungSparks92,” watched someone climbing the rankings with him. Both New Yorkers were linked together then. Little did they know that nearly a decade after they would be teammates, rival side by side for the Utah Jazz at a professional league for NBA 2K gamers.
See, in the time, it was about positions. They climbed up the ladder. Shaka had the bragging rights always ahead of Lotty. So when Lotty found out the two NBA 2K stars grew up in the same neighborhood of Mount Vernon, New York. He knew he had to fight him. 1 game to pick bragging rights for town and 2K. They went to different high schools, so it wasn’t like they could join on their own. But they had mutual friends, so the game was set up.
Shaka wanted the chance to play Lotty one on one. He knew he was a better player than himeven if they had been always neck-and-neck in the competitive rankings. He just wanted the moment to prove it. They played a hard-fought game. Lotty chose the Los Angeles Lakers — a group touting a prime Kobe Bryant — and Shaka chose the Rockets, which had Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming at the time.
Later that night, the two competitors — that had never met until there — ended up going into the movies. Fast forward more than a decade and the two are still side by side, teaming together on Jazz Gambling, the Utah Jazz affiliate for its NBA 2K League. “When we found out that we were from precisely the exact same neighborhood and we were on top of the planet, such as, wow, that is crazy we need to start hanging out and Cheap NBA 2K21 MT talking about the game to kind of learn from each other,” Shaka explained. “And we just became teammates after that.”