IOGEAR Re-Ups Sponsorship of Kings Guard’s ‘21 NBA 2K League Season
Renewed NBA 2K Partnership is Outfitting the Team with the Latest Kaliber Gaming Peripherals, UpStream Video Streaming Tools, and Launching Exclusive Fan Sweepstakes
May 20, 2021

Kings Guard Gaming and IOGEAR Gear Up for 2021 NBA 2K League Season


Sacramento, Calif. –  Kings Guard Gaming, the official NBA 2K League affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, announced today the renewal of the partnership with IOGEAR, manufacturer of UpStream-branded pro-quality live streaming tools and Kaliber Gaming-branded eSports peripherals and accessories, including the game-changing KeyMander 2 console controller adapter. This announcement comes ahead of the squad’s season start today as part of THE TIPOFF Tournament when they take on Bucks Gaming at 3 pm.

Through this partnership, IOGEAR will provide the Kings Guard Gaming team with its latest high-performance Kaliber Gaming peripherals, including HVER Pro X optical-mechanical keyboard and upcoming SYMMETRE II mouse for maximum advantage during the 2021 season. Additionally, the company will supply the team with the latest live streaming tools from its UpStream line to help present pro-quality content and enhance connections online with their fanbase.

“IOGEAR’s innovative technology will further Kings Guard Gaming’s engagement efforts with the latest livestreaming and gaming technology to connect with our fans,” said Sacramento Kings President of Business Operations John Rinehart. “We look to continue to grow the success of last year’s partnership on and off the virtual court.”

“Much like IOGEAR, Kings Guard Gaming is quickly building a solid reputation in esports, and we look forward to being a part of the team’s 2021 season,” said IOGEAR marketing manager Mike Volpe. “Working with Kings Guard Gaming allows us to not only back a competitive team that has the tenacity needed to compete for the championship title this year, but also provides IOGEAR a platform to build brand awareness among a growing audience of gamers.”

To celebrate the second year of this partnership, Kings Guard Gaming and IOGEAR are offering fans the chance to enter the Ultimate Livestream Giveaway starting May 29 to coincide with the tip-off of regular season play. Five lucky winners will receive UpStream Live Streaming Tools including the UpStream™ Mobile Video Capture Adapter and UpStream Pro™ Dual Video Capture Adapter with UpStream Command Center. Contest rules will be shared with the sweepstakes launch and participants can enter until June 12.

This year’s team consists of veteran power forward/center Yusuf “Yusuf_Scarbz” Abdulla, veteran shooting guard/forward Waseem “Seem” Talbert, veteran guard/forward Rafel “Crush” Davis, veteran and recently acquired point guard Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser, veteran forward/center Stanley “MaJes7ic” Lebron and rookie forward Kerry “KerryJr” Thompson. The team is led by Head Coach Del “DJ” Layton, who returns for his third season.

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