Fortnite x NBA Team Battles - Trailer, Skins, Challenges & Rewards

Are you ready to compete for the championship?

May 19, 2021

The NBA is officially arriving in Fortnite, with new skins, challenges and Team Battles to keep players busy. There will also be new locker bundles personally selected by NBA legends.

This won’t be the first time Fortnite has treated fans to a sport themed crossover, just recently Brazillian soccer star Neymar Jr received his very own Fortnite skin. Check out the trailer below if you’re yet to discover the popular skin.

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NBA Team Battles

Fortnite’s NBA Crossover Event kicks off on May 19 for 5 days until May 23. All players need to do is visit the Fortnite x NBA Team Battle Website, sign up, and join their favourite NBA team to earn in-game rewards and V-Bucks.


Unfortunately, only 15,000 members can join per team, so you’ll need to be quick if you want to earn rewards.

Check out the official requirments and rewards for the NBA Team Battles below.

  • Members on #1 Ranked Team = 500 V-Bucks + Fortnite “NBA Championship Trophy” in-game cosmetic Back Bling
  • Fans on #1 Ranked NBA Team = Fortnite “NBA Championship Trophy” in-game cosmetic Back Bling
  • Members on #2 Ranked NBA Team = 300 V-Bucks
  • Members on #3 Ranked NBA Team = 100 V-Bucks
  • Complete 3 Challenge Tasks (Members + Fans) = Fortnite “Spin” in-game cosmetic Spray
  • Complete 5 Challenge Tasks (Members + Fans) = Fortnite in-game Banner

Check out the official Fortnite blog post to find out more details.

Fortnite x NBA Skins

The new NBA Team Battles isn’t the only new NBA themed content coming to Fortnite, there are brand new skins for players to get their hands on.

Thanks to Fortnite leaker @ShiinaBR, we’ve got our first look at the upcoming NBA Skins. Check them out in the tweet below!

There’s no official word yet on how these skins will be obtained, but expect them to appear in the Fortnite Item Shop on May 21.

Fortnite x NBA Trailer

Make sure you check out the official trailer for the NBA Crossover event below, which showcases the new skins previously mentioned!

Kyle Knight

Kyle (He/Him) is a Film and TV graduate from Coventry. He's a PC enthusiast with a not so enthusiastic PC and is all about triple-A titles!

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