Grizz Gaming suffered an early exit in the first round of ‘THE TURN’, the NBA 2K League’s second tournament of the season, with a 76-61 loss to 76ers GC, who won ‘THE TIPOFF’ and entered the tournament 4-1 in regular season play.
DDouble2K (Daniel Davis) took over at center and scored the team’s first six points of the game before 76ers GC ran away with a 15-2 run to end the opening frame with a 26-12 lead and would cruise the rest of the way.
Davis finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds, both season highs and marking his first double-double of the season. AuthenticAfrican (Mehyar Ahmed-Hassan) continued his dominant efforts, posting 28 points and 10 assists on 12-of-15 shooting (3-4 3P).
Radiant (Ethan White) scored a game-high 29 points on 11-of-17 shooting to go with 11 assists. ZDS (Rashann Petty) recorded 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting. I F E A S T (Mihad Feratovic) posted 13 points while Steez (Alexander Bernstein) was one board shy of a double-double (10 points, nine rebounds).
Grizz Gaming continues regular season play next Friday, June 15, at 7 p.m. CT in Week 5 play against Warriors Gaming Squad inside the NBA 2K League Studio Powered by Intel in New York City. Fans can tune in to the action at twitch.com/nba2kleague.