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Magic Gaming coach Edwards thinks remote play could last more than 6 weeks

The NBA 2K League’s decision to play the first six weeks of the season remotely is likely only the beginning, Magic Gaming head coach Jonah Edwards said.

The affects of coronavirus caused the league to take a cautious approach, launching its third season using exclusively remote play.

But Edwards said he would not be surprised to see that extended beyond six weeks.

“The league is doing its due diligence, though, of making sure they are prepared,” Edwards said. It’s “just in case something does happen and the crisis (moves) behind us.”

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Magic Gaming, NBA 2K League to tip off 2020 with 6 remote-play weeks

The NBA-backed esports league that has video game-playing teams in 23 of its markets including Orlando will begin its 2020 season on May 5.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the league has decided to play its first six weeks remotely, with games being broadcast on the league’s YouTube and Twitch channels.

That means all games up until June 12 will be online and the league will decide whether to extend that.

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