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2020 NBA 2K League Regular Season: Week 9 Tips Off Now


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2020 NBA 2K League Regular Season: Week 9 Tips Off Now

Week 9 of the 2020 NBA 2K League regular season tips off now. All 23 NBA 2K League teams will participate in regular-season gameplay from their local markets with matches airing live on ESPN’s platforms, Sportsnet (Canada), Twitch and YouTube.

CHOC FULL o’NETS: With monthly averages of 28.9 points per game and 8.8 assists per game, NetsGC rookie point guard Josh “Choc” Humphries (left) was named NBA 2K League Player of the Month for June. Prior to being drafted by Nets- GC, the Tampa-native played college basketball at State Fair Community College in Missouri. Humphries and NetsGC (5-4) will host Bucks Gaming tonight at 9 p.m. ET.

RAPTORS UPRISING GC CLINCH: With a victory over the Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai (5-7) last Thursday, Raptors Up-rising GC (12-0) became the first team to clinch a spot in the 2020 NBA 2K League Playoffs. Point guard Kenneth “Kenny Got Work” Hailey, who was named NBA 2K League Player of the Week for the third time this season, will lead Raptors Uprising GC when they return to action next week to host Pacers Gaming on Thursday, July 16 at 7 p.m. ET.

BIG BUCKETS FOR THE BUCKS: Last Tuesday, Bucks Gaming rookie point guard Reg- inald “Regg” Nash netted 54 points and 10 assists in a 110-55 victory over Celtics Crossover Gaming. With 110 points scored, Milwaukee set the new NBA 2K League record for most points scored in an NBA 2K League game. The previous record of 109 was set by Raptors Uprising GC on June 12.

VANDI, VIDI, VICI: With playoff positioning on the horizon, Grizz Gaming (5-5) will enter Week 9 with key matchups against Mavs Gaming (8-4) tonight at 7 p.m. ET and Blazer5 Gaming (5-5) Thursday, July 9 at 9 p.m. ET. Grizz Gaming is led by second year point guard Zach “Vandi” Vandiver (30.4 ppg, 7.6 apg), who was named a finalist for the NBA 2K League Player of the Month award for June.

SACRAMENTO CRUSH: With the third pick in the 2020 NBA 2K League Draft deliv- ered by Panera Bread, Kings Guard Gaming (7-3) selected Rafel “Crush” Davis from the South Bronx. Davis, who plays small forward, has emerged as one of the best defensive players in the league. He played the violin for four years in his high school’s orchestra and has experience as a competitive chess player. Click here to read about his story in The Athletic. Davis and Kings Guard Gaming will visit Hawks Talon GC in the NBA 2K League’s Game of the Week on Friday, July 10 at 10 p.m. ET.

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