Team Sends Three Draft Picks in Exchange
Grizz Gaming, the Memphis Grizzlies’ NBA 2K League team, today acquired GOOFY 757 (Dayvon Curry), a 2019 third round pick and a 2020 second round pick in a trade with Knicks Gaming. In exchange, the team sent its 2019 first and second round picks and a 2020 first round pick to Knicks Gaming.
“We are thrilled to add a superstar like Goofy to our already talented Grizz Gaming team,” said Grizz Gaming General Manager Lang Whitaker. “As a proven champion in the 2K League, Goofy will step in and make an immediate impact. We can’t wait to get everyone here in Memphis to start putting in work for Season 3.”
GOOFY 757 enters his third year in the NBA 2K League and led the league in rebounding for the 2019 regular season (14.9 rpg) while also averaging 14.4 points, 5.0 assists, 1.7 assists and 1.2 blocks per game. The center also knocked down 72.3 percent of his field goal attempts. During the inaugural NBA 2K League season, the Virginia Beach native and ninth overall pick in the 2018 NBA 2K League Draft helped Knicks Gaming win the first NBA 2K League championship.
The Virginia Beach native and ninth overall pick in the 2018 NBA 2K League Draft joins AuthenticAfrican and Vandi on the Grizz Gaming roster heading into the 2020 season.
Fans can visit the team’s website, grizzgaming.com, for all news, updates and happenings regarding the team. Additionally, fans can follow the team on Twitch at twitch.tv/grizzgaming, @grizzgaming on Twitter and Instagram, as well as GrizzliesGaming on Facebook and Snapchat to follow along with the team’s inaugural season.
About the NBA 2K League
The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO), launched in 2018 and features the best NBA 2K players in the world. Each of the league’s 23 teams features six players who compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs. During the 2019 season, NBA 2K League partners included Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Champion Athleticwear, Dell, Facebook, HyperX, New Era, Raynor Gaming, SCUF Gaming, Snickers, Stance, Tencent, Twitch and YouTube. For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.