Jazz Gaming has brought on prominent NBA 2K Pro-Am figure 2kCompGames as head coach. The team hinted at the hiring in a tweet on Friday evening.
Hey @2kCompGames! We need 4 players in the @NBA2KLeague draft to match up with @GFGCompete and @OGDeedz . Who you got? #GamingElevated
Jazz Gaming protected players Yeah I Compete and OGDeedz all but confirmed the transaction on Twitter.
You already know I feel about you being our coach @2kCompGames bro I’m hyped up and I can’t wait to go to war with you ‼️See you real soon #SZN2
@2kCompGames New coach @GFGCompete A chance to win 250k @UtahJazzGaming #1 pick Mood: https://t.co/aMvZmG8aMZ
2kCompGames is a well-respected member of the Pro-Am and NBA 2K League community, making multiple appearances on the league’s flagship Twitch program, The Post Up, while maintaining a YouTube channel with Pro-Am content and news in his CompCenter series and an NBA 2K League debate-style show with fellow Post Up guest BlkFrankWhite, titled “First Shake.” The channel also shows off high-level Pro-Am matchups.
Jazz Gaming finished season one on a 7-game losing streak, ending their inaugural campaign 5-9 after a 5-2 start. The team won the season two entry draft lottery and possesses the first overall selection of the draft, likely slated for late February or early March.
UPDATE: The team made a formal announcement on Twitter Saturday afternoon, including a short video featuring 2kCompGames.
We are excited to announce @2kCompGames as Jazz Gaming’s Head Coach in the @NBA2KLeague. Elevation Nation lets give Comp a warm welcome to the 801 with a 🖐️ in the comments. #GamingElevated #NBA2kLeague #NBA2k https://t.co/ppsCI831dQ