If you missed out on week 7 of the 2019 NBA 2K League regular season, read the recap below and don’t forget, week 8 of NBA 2K League action continues tomorrow, at 6 p.m. ET. Fans can watch on Twitch and YouTube.
BELIEVELAND: Down 58-42 entering the fourth quarter, Cavs Legion GC held T-Wolves Gaming to six points in the final quarter and pulled off one of the most memorable comebacks in NBA 2K League history. Highlighted by scoring the game-winning basket, newly-acquired Cleveland power forward Trevion “All Hail Trey” Hendrix recorded 22 points and grabbed five steals in the win. With two victories in Week 7, Cavs Legion GC improved to 7-5 on the season.
BLAZERS REMAIN HOT: After earning two victories in Week 7, Blazer5 Gaming improved to 10-1 and took the top spot in the NBA 2K League standings from Mavs Gaming due to point differential. Star point guard Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser registered 21 points while center Dayne “OneWildWalnut” Downey added 10 points and 19 rebounds in a 66-48 victory over Kings Guard Gaming. Portland also defeated Pacers Gaming 66-52 and now has a 22-3 record all-time in NBA 2K League regular season competition.
SIXERS SNAP THE STREAK: Behind 39 points from small forward Rashann “ZDS” Petty, 76ers GC handed Mavs Gaming their first loss of the regular season in a 74-68 victory. Philadelphia point guard Ethan “Radiant” White added a double-double with 15 points and 14 assists. Rooke Peter “PeteBeBallin” Malin tallied 22 points and 15 rebounds for Mavs Gaming as they fell to 10-1 in the 2019 regular season.
MOVE OVER, MICKEY: The NBA 2K League announced that THE TICKET powered by AT&T, the league’s third and final tournament of the season, will take place Thursday, June 13 through Saturday, June 15 at The Fortress at Full Sail University in Orlando. THE TICKET is the only tournament that guarantees the winner an automatic playoff spot. All 21 NBA 2K League teams will also be competing for a prize pool of $180,000. You can read more about the announcement in the Orlando Sentinel here.
WEEK 7 GRINDERS
Brendan “Reizey” Hill of Magic Gaming was named Intel Player of the Week for Week 7. The No. 9 overall pick in the 2019 Draft averaged 20.5 points and 11.5 assists per game with 75% shooting from beyond the arc for the week.
Celtics Crossover Gaming point guard Albano “oFAB” Thomallari averaged 23.5 points and 15 assists per game as Boston went 2-0 in Week 7.
Wednesday, May 29:
- Wizards District Gaming 51 @ Grizz Gaming 54
- Magic Gaming 72 @ Raptors Uprising 50
- Celtics Crossover Gaming 68 @ Wizards District Gaming 64
- Grizz Gaming 56 @ Raptors Uprising GC 60
- Pacers Gaming 47 @ Warriors Gaming Squad 52
Thursday, May 30:
- Warriors Gaming Squad 40 @ Hawks Talon GC 48
- Magic Gaming 68 @ 76ers GC 50
- Blazer5 Gaming 66 @ Pacers Gaming 52
- Knicks Gaming 75 @ Celtics Crossover Gaming 81
Friday, May 31:
- Hawks Talon GC 55 @ Cavs Legion GC 64
- Mavs Gaming 69 @ Kings Guard Gaming 40
- T-Wolves Gaming 64 @ Cavs Legion GC 65
- Blazer5 Gaming 66 @ Kings Guard Gaming 48
- Mavs Gaming 68 @ 76ers GC 74