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NBA 2K League - Week 2 Recap

If you missed out on week 2 of the 2019 NBA 2K League regular season, read the recap below and don’t forget, week 3 of NBA 2K League action continues today, at 6 p.m. ET. Fans can watch on Twitch and YouTube.

CIVIL WAR: Similar to Captain America and Iron Man in “Captain America: Civil War,” Week 2 featured former teammates Artreyo “Dimez” Boyd (Mavs Gaming) and Ryan “Dayfri” Conger (Wizards District Gaming) engaged in an epic on-court battle that captivated the NBA 2K League audience. In the end, Dallas improved to 3-0 in the regular season with a 61-53 victory over Washington. Mavs Gaming’s Moustapha “Mo” Saab (left) led all scorers with 22 points in the contest. Click here to watch highlights from the contest. 

PROTECTING ASGARD: After being traded from Pistons GT in the offseason for a first-round pick, 2018 MVP finalist Ramo “Ramo” Radoncic scored 13 points and six rebounds for Pacers Gaming in the 60-53 victory over Detroit. Pacers Gaming has a record of 3-0 in the regular season. Click here to hear Radoncic discussed the victory. Fun fact: Pacers Gaming center Brent “Lord Beezus” Aasgaard (left) father’s name is Thor. 

NEW AVENGERS ASSEMBLE: With her teammate Xavier “Type” Vescovi undergoing injury evaluation, Warriors Gaming Squad’s Chiquita Evans (left) made her NBA 2K League debut in Week 2, becoming the first-ever woman to play in the NBA 2K League. New Zealand-native Jack “Jaacko” Stevenson made his debut for Pistons GT, tallying 21 points and five assists in a 76-68 victory over Bucks Gaming. Stevenson qualified for the NBA 2K League Draft following his standout performance at the NBA 2K League APAC Invitational in Hong Kong in February. 

WEEK 2’S MIGHTIEST HEROES 

Dayne ”OneWildWalnut” Downey of Blazer5 Gaming was named Intel Player of the Week for Week 2. The 2018 NBA 2K League MVP and DPOY recorded 14 points and 14 rebounds in a 64-53 victory over Warriors Gaming Squad and also tallied 26 points and 12 rebounds in a victory over Lakers Gaming. 

Bucks Gaming’s friendly neighborhood Tyler “Plondo” Lay registered a double-double with 17 points and 19 rebounds in an 80-57 victory over Heat Check Gaming. Fun fact: Lay’s favorite superhero is Spider-Man. 

Second-year player Basil “24K Dropoff” Rose posted 21 points behind perfect shooting from the field and five three-pointers in a 62-56 victory over Wizards District Gaming. 

RESULTS 

Wednesday, April 17: 

  • Pacers Gaming 51 @ Cavs Legion GC 47 
  • Warriors Gaming Squad 53 @ Blazer5 Gaming 64 
  • Pistons GT 76 @ Bucks Gaming 68 
  • Cavs Legion GC 55 @ Warriors Gaming Squad 74 
  • Blazer5 Gaming 81 @ Lakers Gaming 62 

Thursday, April 18: 

  • Cavs Legion GC 58 @ Raptors Uprising GC 50 
  • Heat Check Gaming 57 @ Bucks Gaming 80 
  • Grizz Gaming 52 @ Lakers Gaming 55 
  • Mavs Gaming 63 @ Jazz Gaming 58 
  • Pacers Gaming 60 @ Pistons GT 53 

Friday, April 19: 

  • Hawks Talon GC 68 @ Jazz Gaming 70 
  • Mavs Gaming 61 @ Wizards District Gaming 53 
  • Hawks Talon GC 66 @ Kings Guard Gaming 54 
  • Wizards District Gaming 56 @ Heat Check Gaming 62 
  • Kings Guard Gaming 64 @ Grizz Gaming 46 
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