Our #21Teamsin21Days series will highlight one NBA 2K League team each day, in alphabetical order, reviewing each team’s 2018 season, while also taking a look at each teams outlook in 2019, including the four new expansion franchises.
Team: Grizz Gaming
Manager: Lang Whitaker
2018 Regular Season Record/Finish: 6-8/ 10th in the League
2018 Season Accolades: AuthenticAfrican sets NBA 2K League single game scoring record with 84 Points vs 76ers GC in Week 10
Protected Players for 2019 Season: AuthenticAfrican, UniversalPhenom.
Grizz Gaming’s 2018 season was a roller coaster ride that displayed serious highs and some disappointing lows. They finished the regular season with a 6-8 record which was good for 10th place in the league. Their offense showed great potential, fueled by AuthenticAfrican who averaged 26.4 PPG and holds the single game scoring record with a ridiculous 84 points scored in Week 10 against 76ers GC. The highs were matched by lows unfortunately, as Grizz Gaming failed to advance passed the 1st round of any tournament.
Returning for Grizz Gaming in 2019 is leading scorer and assist leader, AuthenticAfrican (26.4 PPG & 9.3 APG) as well as rebounds leader UniversalPhenom who averaged 7.0 rebounds per game. Bringing back two of their biggest offensive contributors should provide the Grizz with some consistency as they head into the 2019 season which they will greatly need if they want to establish themselves as playoff contenders.