Basil Rose, better known as 24K Dropoff, has been disqualified from the NBA 2K League for violating rules related to gambling.
Per the league's official announcement, Rose was disqualified and dismissed for providing "inside information to an individual who Rose knew was involved in betting on games."
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JUST IN: @NBA2KLeague announces @24KDropOff has been "dismissed and disqualified." According to press release from @2KLeagueMD, 24K Dropoff violated league rules against tipping on games, "providing inside information" to an individual he "knew was involved in betting" on games. https://t.co/TOMChJQSkQ
Rose had been part of Heat Check Gaming's roster. The league did note its investigation didn't find he "attempted to fix or otherwise improperly participate" in any 2K League games.
24K Dropoff joined the 2K League in 2018 when he was selected in the third round of the draft. He had been averaging 11.0 points per game this season.
Heat Check Gaming currently owns a 6-10 record and is ranked 17th out of 21 teams in the NBA 2K League.