If you missed out on week 10 of the 2019 NBA 2K League regular season, read the recap below. After a league-wide bye week this week, NBA 2K League action continues Wednesday, July 10 at 6 p.m. ET with Week 11 of the regular season on on Twitch and YouTube.
With two weeks left in the 2019 season, 15 teams are mathematically in the playoff race with just five spots remaining. Click here to see the entire playoff picture.
BEAST MODE: With two victories in Week 10, T-Wolves Gaming kept their playoff hopes alive and improved to 7-6. Minnesota was led by rookie point guard Michael “BearDaBeast” Key, who was named Intel Player of the Week for Week 10. On Wednesday, June 26, the North Carolina native recorded 17 points and 15 assists in a 71-62 victory over Warriors Gaming Squad. Later that night, he put up 18 points and 11 assists in a 51-45 win over Kings Guard Gaming.
SPREAD LOVE, IT’S THE BROOKLYN WAY: On Saturday, June 29, NetsGC held their first esports youth basketball camp – NetsGC Gaming Academy presented by HighPoint Solutions. The team hosted 15 underserved youth from P.S. 297 in Brooklyn and Girls Hope Boys Hope of New York at the NetsGC Training Facility. The children had the opportunity to play with and receive one-on-one instruction from the team. Click here to see photos from the event (credit: Shea Kastriner).
BLAZING TO THE TOP: By winning two games in Week 10, Blazer5 Gaming secured the No. 1 overall seed in the 2019 NBA 2K League Playoffs. On Thursday, June 27, Portland won a 64-63 thriller against Grizz Gaming as small forward Jomar “Jomar12 PR” Varela Escapa scored 20 points, including the game-winning basket. On Friday, June 28, the dynamic duo of point guard Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser and center Dayne “OneWildWalnut” Downey led the team to a 73-58 win against Mavs Gaming. Each player recorded a double-double, with Nasser having 21 points and 15 assists and Downey registering 26 points and 11 rebounds.
WEEK 10 RECAP
Wednesday, June 26:
- Kings Guard Gaming 56 @ Warriors Gaming Squad 55
- Grizz Gaming 52 @ 76ers GC 49
- T-Wolves Gaming 71 @ Warriors Gaming Squad 62
- 76ers GC 60 @ Hawks Talon GC 54
- T-Wolves Gaming 51 @ Kings Guard Gaming 45
Thursday, June 27:
- Hawks Talon GC 48 @ Magic Gaming 91
- Raptors Uprising GC 43 @ Celtics Crossover Gaming 84
- Grizz Gaming 63 @ Blazer5 Gaming 64
- Raptors Uprising GC 53 @ Jazz Gaming 40
Friday, June 28:
- Magic Gaming 73 @ Mavs Gaming 58
- Cavs Legion GC 64 @ Bucks Gaming 61
- Blazer5 Gaming 73 @ Mavs Gaming 58
- Jazz Gaming 54 @ Bucks Gaming 57
- Cavs Legion GC 50 @ Celtics Crossover Gaming 61