Grizz Gaming tips off 2023 season with two series sweeps
March 10, 2023
Memphis, Tenn. — Grizz Gaming, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, tipped off the 2023 season by sweeping best-of-five series against Hornets Venom GT and DUX Infinitos.
|Game 1||Hornets Venom GT||Grizz Gaming||W (21-12)|
|Game 2||Grizz Gaming||Hornets Venom GT||W (23-17)|
|Game 3||Hornets Venom GT||Grizz Gaming||W (21-13)|
Grizz Gaming won its first series 3-0 against Hornets Venom GT, as CP (Harry Friedman) debuted with 16 points and assisted on the two other Grizz Gaming baskets, as the team finished 9-of-9 from the field. After Grizz Gaming won Game 2, CP recorded 12 points and assisted on the other four baskets in the series-clinching Game 3. Grizz Gaming shot 9-of-10 from the field, including 3-of-4 from 3-point range, in Game 3.
|Game 1||Grizz Gaming||DUX Infinitos||W (22-19)|
|Game 2||DUX Infintos||Grizz Gaming||W (21-19)|
|Game 3||Grizz Gaming||DUX Infinitos||W (22-15)|
Grizz Gaming wrapped up the night with a best-of-five series sweep against DUX Infinitos, winning the first two matchups by one possession before pulling away in the series-clinching Game 3. After Grizz Gaming shot 11-of-14 in its Game 1 win, LogicStark (Brian Lunsford) scored 11 points (5-5 FG) in Game 2.
Grizz Gaming will look to continue their hot start to the Slam Open with a matchup against Mavs Gaming on Friday, March 10, at 5 p.m. CT followed by a matchup against 76ers GC at 7:15 p.m.
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 to follow along with the team’s 2023 season.
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