A PROFUSION OF POINTS: With two victories in Week 9, Celtics Crossover Gaming extended their regular-season winning streak to five games. Shooting guard Alex “ProFusion” Snowden erupted for 65 total points in the two games, earning him the Intel Player of the Week Award for Week 9. The veteran tallied 35 points in a 92- 44 victory over Warriors Gaming Squad while adding 30 points and six steals in an 81-58 win over Mavs Gaming.
RIDING THE ROOKIE WAVE: On Friday, June 21, NetsGC defeated Heat Check Gaming 71-66 in a critical matchup for both teams’ playoff aspirations. Rookie point guard Isaiah “Wavy.Zay” Hancock had 30 points and nine assists in the contest. Later in the night, Brooklyn would earn a 69-52 over Bucks Gaming behind 30 points from rookie Joel “Lav” Lazu. Also in that contest, rookie center Aziz “Shuttles” Salem posted a double-double with 12 points and 15 rebounds.
MAMA, I’M GOING BACK TO THE PLAYOFFS: After After recording a 67-55 victory over Pistons GT on Friday, June 21, Blazer5 Gaming officially clinched a spot in the 2019 NBA 2K League Playoffs. Point guard Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser continued his remarkable season with a double-double of 20 points and 13 assists in the game. Nasser had 26 points and eight assists in that contest. Earlier in the night, Portland posted a 63-59 victory over Jazz Gaming. With the two wins in Week 9, Blazer5 Gaming improved to 12-1 in the 2019 regular season.
WE’RE TALKING ABOUT THE PLAYOFFS: After Week 9, only two teams have clinched spots in the 2019 Playoffs: Blazer5 Gaming (via regular-season record) and Warriors Gaming Squad (by winning THE TICKET powered by AT&T). The final three weeks of the season will be filled with intense matchups as six spots are still up for grabs. Click here for the current standings.
WEEK 9 RECAP
Wednesday, June 19:
- Kings Guard Gaming 66 @ Knicks Gaming 53
- Warriors Gaming Squad 72 @ Mavs Gaming 74
- Knicks Gaming 47 @ Pacers Gaming 50
- Warriors Gaming Squad 44 @ Celtics Crossover Gaming 92
- Cavs Legion GC 49 @ Wizards District Gaming 57
Thursday, June 20:
- Wizards District Gaming 55 @ Pacers Gaming 57
- Lakers Gaming 47 @ Kings Guard Gaming 74
- Mavs Gaming 58 @ Celtics Crossover Gaming 81
Friday, June 21:
- Jazz Gaming 59 @ Blazer5 Gaming 63
- Bucks Gaming 77 @ Lakers Gaming 32
- NetsGC 71 @ Heat Check Gaming 66
- Jazz Gaming 78 @ Pistons GT 66
- Bucks Gaming 52 @ NetsGC 69
- Pistons GT 55 @ Blazer5 Gaming 67