Pacers Gaming, Kings Guard Gaming and 76ers GC each started their seasons off right, completing sweeps in their season openers to move to 2-0 as Week 1 of the NBA 2K League season continued Saturday.
Pacers Gaming swept Knicks Gaming, winning 78-66 and 86-76. Xavier “630” Barraza averaged 32.5 points and 9.5 assists for the Pacers over the two victories.
Kings Guard Gaming pulled off a pair of tight wins over Bucks Gaming, 71-66 and 71-68. Stanley “MaJes7ic” Lebron averaged 16.5 points and 12 rebounds per game for the Kings, and four Kings players scored in double figures in Game 2.
76ers GC managed a 63-61 squeaker over Cavs Legion GC before bouncing them in the second game, 72-55. Dre “Dre” Marshall averaged 26 points and 11 assists over the two-game set while Dayne “OneWildWalnut” Downey averaged 22.5 points and 11 rebounds for 76ers GC.
In other action, Hawks Talon GC earned its first win of the season in a series split with Grizz Gaming. Grizz won the first game 81-52 before Hawks Talon bounced back with a 68-61 triumph.
Grizz Gaming is 3-1 after sweeping Heat Check Gaming on Friday.
The 23 NBA 2K League teams are competing in regular-season action through Aug. 14. The season also includes three tournaments: The Tipoff (May 19-22), The Turn (July 14-17) and The Ticket (Aug. 19-21). Early rounds of the playoffs are scheduled for Aug. 26-28, and the championship match will be held Sept. 4.
--Field Level Media