Brendan Donohue, 2K League President, stated that the 2020-21 offseason's evaluation process was among the most comprehensive we've had. There were 38 tournaments hosted by NBA 2K22 MT teams in the NBA 2K League Draft Prospect Series. There were also three international qualifying tournaments in addition to a revamped Women in Gaming initiative. The 2K League's very first combine exclusively for draft-eligible athletes. "We're eagerly anticipating an exciting draft night as our teams add 63 of the top 2K players in the world prior to our fourth season."

The 2021 draft will last for four rounds which will see all 23 teams making up holes in their six-player roster. There are 63 available spots within the 2K League for the upcoming season. Additionally, the draft order is already determined.

For this draft, the 2K League is making it an event with a complete program, including two-on-two MyPark and live chats with influencers including Champ2K, Dominus, and Dribble2Much, as well as special guests like 2 Chainz, NBA champion Robert Horry, Philadelphia 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey, and more in announcing the top picks.

Scott Cole is returning to host the event with broadcaster and host of esports Malik Fort, 2K League sideline reporter Autumn Johnson, and sports host Ms.Basketball. The 2021 draft will stream live on Cheap NBA 2K22 MT Coins YouTube and 2K League Twitch beginning Wednesday, March 13th at 6:30 pm CT. The power of video games to help promote women's basketball