- Game Mode: Vs (Online Rosters)
- Difficulty: Hall of Fame
- Game Style: Default
- Quarter Length: 5 minutes
- Only current NBA league teams and rosters are allowed (ex: no All-Star, Legends, Womens, celebrity, mascot, or international teams may be used)
- No warm-up or practice Games are permitted once the first tournament match has begun.
- Players may not use any custom players or teams for this competition.
- Players may only use a pause for a max of 1 min.
- Players may only pause on a dead ball, or during a timeout.
- When a player is shooting a free throw, the player on defense (not shooting the free throw) cannot pause the game until their team gets the rebound off of the free throw.
- Abusing in game mechanics will result in the loss of that game.
- Failing to comply with Support Staff's directions and/or requests may result in the forfeit of round(s), a map, or the entire match.