If you missed out on week 5 of the 2019 NBA 2K League regular season, read the recap below and don’t forget, week 6 of NBA 2K League action continues tomorrow, at 6 p.m. ET. Fans can watch on Twitch and YouTube.
BP3: On Wednesday, May 15, Kings Guard Gaming’s Michael “Bp” Diaz scored 41 points and set the NBA 2K League record for three pointers made in a single game with 11 in a 81-61 victory over Pacers Gaming. The No. 3 overall pick in the 2019 Draft averaged 26 points and eight assists per game in Week 5, leading Kings Guard Gaming to 2-0 record for the week. To view highlights from Diaz’s record-setting performance, click here.
WARRIORS SWEEP: Riding the momentum of winning THE TURN powered by AT&T, Warriors Gaming Squad notched two victories in Week 5. On Thursday, May 16, Charlie “CB13” Bostwick led Warriors Gaming Squad to a 64-28 victory over Magic Gaming with 25 points and six assists. Alex “Bsmoove” Reese (left) would add 17 points and five assists in a 60-39 victory over Lakers Gaming on Friday, May 17.
MORE THAN A GAME: During their bye week, Arteyo “Dimez” Boyd (left) and Mavs Gaming (7-0) served lunch from The Stewpot at The Bridge, which serves as a safe-haven for homeless and at-risk individuals in Dallas and provides basic resources and survival needs. To see photos from the event, click here.
WEEK 5 GRINDERS
- Juan “Hotshot” Gonzalez of Heat Check Gaming was named Intel Player of the Week for Week 5. The 2018 MVP finalist averaged a near triple-double for the week with 15 points, 14.5 rebounds and nine assists per game.
- Second-year player Maurice “ReeseDaGod23” Delaney averaged 30 points per game in Week 5, leading Wizards District Gaming to their first two wins of the season.
- Kings Guard Gaming’s Waseem “BallLikeSeem” Talbert posted 21 points, including the game-winning basket, and three assists in a 63-61 victory over Bucks Gaming.
Wednesday, May 15:
- Pistons GT 55 @ Magic Gaming 63
- Kings Guard Gaming 81 @ Pacers Gaming 61
- Heat Check Gaming 86 @ Cavs Legion GC 55
- T-Wolves Gaming 73 @ Pistons GT 59
- Pacers Gaming 82 @ Heat Check Gaming 66
Thursday, May 16:
- Jazz Gaming 69 @ Cavs Legion GC 58
- Bucks Gaming 61 @ Kings Guard Gaming 63
- Warriors Gaming Squad 64 @ Magic Gaming 28
- Grizz Gaming 67 @ T-Wolves Gaming 52
Friday, May 17:
- Hawks Talon GC 51 @ Grizz Gaming 65
- Wizards District Gaming 66 @ Jazz Gaming 52
- Lakers Gaming 39 @ Warriors Gaming Squad 60
- Bucks Gaming 57 @ Wizards District Gaming 77
- NetsGC 67 @ Lakers Gaming 57