Vandi Replaces Nets Gaming guard “Choc” on Eastern Conference All-Star Team
Memphis, Tenn. — The NBA 2K League today announced that Grizz Gaming point guard Zach “Vandi” Vandivier has been named a participant in the 2021 NBA 2K League All-Star Game as an alternate for the Eastern Conference team. The inaugural NBA 2K League All-star Game will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. CT and will be broadcast on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels.
Vandi helped Grizz Gaming to their first postseason berth in franchise history in 2021 behind a franchise-best 18-10 record in the regular season. The Aurora, Ohio native started all 28 games for Grizz Gaming, holding averages of 25.7 points, 10.0 assists and 0.6 steals while shooting 52.6 percent from the field and 48 percent from 3-point range. Vandi finished the regular season ranked 14th in points per game and 10th in assists per game in the NBA 2K League. Vandi scored double-figure points in 27 of the team’s 28 games and posted a team-high 21 double-doubles.
The 2021 NBA 2K League All-Star Game will be a 5-on-5, best-of-three series with players competing on PS5 consoles in NBA 2K22’s Pro-Am mode. The NBA 2K League will award a $25,000 prize pool with the winning and losing team receiving $18,000 and $7,000, respectively.
Fans can visit the team’s website, 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 2021 season.