2k League Recap: Blazer5 Gaming Clinches #1 Overall Seed In Playoffs

    With the NBA 2K League playoffs set for August 17, Blazer5 Gaming became the first team to clinch a regular season record playoff spot during Week 10.

    Dayne “OneWildWalnut” Downey and Nidal “Mama I’m Dat Man” Nasser both had astounding two-win performances. Downey clocked in 24 points and 14 assists in a 79-75 victory over Jazz Gaming while Nasser registered 29 points and 24 assists in an overtime 94-91 victory over Kings Guard Gaming. Portland Blazer5 Gaming now has time to strategize their playoff run.  

    Here are additional Week 10 highlighted moments:

    Mehyar “AuthenticAfrican” Ahmed-Hassan set the new NBA 2K League single-game scoring record with 84 points in a defeat to 76ers GC.

    – Raptors Uprising GC’s Kenneth “Kenny” Hailey registered the fourth triple-double (29 PTS, 12 AST, 10 REV) in NBA 2K League history.

    – Team Adam the 1st defeated Team oFAB 90-75 to win the first ever NBA 2K League Showcase. The team consisted of Brian Scalabrine, NickTheBullsFan, Mz_LJ, RealLifeKaz, and Adam “iamadamthe1st” Kudeimati.

    Davon “G O O F Y 7 5 7” Curry of Knicks Gaming provided 40 points and 13 rebounds in a crazy 90-81 win over Bucks Gaming.

    Juan “Hotshot” Gonzalez from Heat Check Gaming had a strong 51 points and 10 rebounds contributing to the team’s 95-77 victory over Wizards District Gaming.

    Blazer5 Gaming on Twitter

    1 seed in the @NBA2KLeague Playoffs secured. #NeverADoubt

    Erin Ashey Simon is a writer, producer, host and contributor for The Shadow League. Host of Cheddar Esports and Grass Routes Podcast, a former college athlete who passes the time playing flag football. Simon has previous work experience at Cycle Media, REVOLT TV, The Wall Street Journal, and more. Originally from New Jersey, Simon graduated from the University of Kentucky.