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Knicks Gaming defeated Cavs Legion, 79-77, during Saturday’s NBA 2K League Semifinals to tie the series 1-1.
Knicks Gaming jumped out to a 20-17 lead in the first quarter, but the lead was quickly erased, as Cavs Legion came out on top 26-14 in the second period. Knicks Gaming fired back immediately, however, taking the third quarter 25-20. Things tightened up in the fourth, but G O O F Y 7 5 7 was able to seal the victory for Knicks Gaming with a last-second blocked shot. It was a close game across nearly every statistical category, though the victor took the advantage in rebounds, assists and blocks.
For Knicks Gaming, iamadamthe1st and G O O F Y 7 5 7 both had 30-point double-doubles. The former added 12 assists, two rebounds and a block, while the latter also posted 14 boards, five blocks and two dimes. No one else on the squad had more than nine points.
For Cavs Legion, Hood led the charge with 35 points and 14 assists while only turning the ball over once. Sick x 973 snagged the team’s only other double-double, dropping 25 points, 12 rebounds, three blocks and a steal. The other players on the team combined for 17 points.
With the series tied 1-1, the victor in Game 3 will advance to the Finals.