Jazz Gaming — the Utah Jazz’s NBA 2K League team — saw its game against Wizards District Gaming postponed due to lightning.

What happened:

  • Lightning in Washington, D.C, led to the league postponing the recent NBA 2K League matchup between Jazz Gaming and Wizards District Gaming, according to Bleacher Report.
  • No new date for the game was scheduled.

Why the game mattered

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The match between Jazz Gaming and Wizards District mattered for a few reasons.

  • The two teams were set to face off in a “rookie” duel. The 2020 NBA 2K League draft’s No. 1 pick John “JBM” Mascone plays for Wizards District Gaming and was set to face Kimmani “Splashy” Ingram, the No. 10 overall pick in the draft.
  • The game was set to air on ESPN2 Friday night, bringing Jazz Gaming some national attendance.
  • The two teams are neck-and-neck in the NBA 2K League standings. Jazz Gaming is currently in fifth place with a 3-1 record, and the Wizards are in fourth place with a 4-1 record.
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