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Ever want to play against an NBA player? Now’s your chance. Beginning April 5, New Era Cap will host the Play With Hart NBA2K tournament. Enter to compete for a chance to challenge Josh Hart of the New Orleans Pelicans in a game of NBA2K live on Twitch!

Starting April 11, you can compete in weekly qualifier matches. Top players after the four weekly qualifiers will go head-to-head in the grand finals to play with Josh Hart live on Twitch.

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How to Get Involved:

Grab yourself an NBA hat from New Era to compete.

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- Supported Platform: Playstation 4 / 5

- Park Mode 2v2

- No zens, strike packs or anything to give an unfair advantage

- Each game up to 21 pts

- All matches best of 3 games

All players must have a valid copy of NBA2K21 compatible with PS4 and PS5 (current version, not next-gen) and have a Playstation account in good standing with Sony.


Qualifier Games:

Week of April 11 and Week of April 18

Grand Finals with Josh Hart:

Sunday, April 25, 5:00pm - 8:00pm EST

Registration Closes:

Saturday, April 17


Win the Weekly Tournaments (Two Winners) will each receive:

  • 1x Astro A50 Headset

  • 1x Mavix M5 Gaming Chair

  • 1x Playstation 5 Digital Edition

  • A main-game event with Josh Hart

Win Against Josh Hart:

  • $500 New Era Gift Card

Lose To Josh Hart:

  • Autographed New Era Cap from Josh Hart

Runners Up receive:

  • 1x Astro A40 Headset

Qualifier weeks

Each week, a bracket will be posted here. Teams will have the entire week (Sunday through Saturday) to compete in their assigned games. The winning team from each week's bracket moves on to the grand finals on April 25.

Use the match results submission form (form access information will be emailed to teams after registration) to submit results from each match you play in during the qualifiers. Results submission requires a screenshot of game results to be accepted.

Register to compete

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New Era Play With Hart Qualifiers - Week #1

Compete in the New Era Play With Hart NBA2K21 Tournament qualifiers.

Registration for Week #1 closes 4/10 at 11:59pm EST

Qualifier Play Period


Apr 11, 12:00pm EDT - Apr 17, 10:00pm EDT



Online in NBA2K21

By registering for this event, you agree to the following:

 I hereby grant to New Era Cap Co., Inc., its agents, including Sleek Machine, LLC, the absolute right and permission to use images and recordings of my participation in the tournament for purposes of advertising, publicity, marketing and promotion, business or trade or any other lawful purpose. Further, I agree no advertisement or other material need to be submitted to me for further approval and the parties named above shall be without liability to me for any distortion or illusionary effect resulting from publication of my picture, portrait or likeness.  I hereby waive any right to inspect and approved the finished product or such written or spoken copy that may be used in connection therewith, or the use to which it may be applied, and I will not seek compensation for such use. 

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