3v3 Playoff Preview
May 11, 2023
NBL Oz Gaming vs Warriors Gaming Squad
After an impressive season up to this point, NBL Oz Gaming is looking to start the NBA 2K League 3v3 playoffs on the right foot as they prepare for a battle with Warriors Gaming Squad. To come out with the win, Jyden has to remain efficient from the field to ensure a daunting assignment defensively for Kenny. In addition, Jyden must facilitate effectively and limit his lapses offensively. Furthermore, LawRich has to lead the charge defensively and suffocate CB13 to be certain that he is unable to find his groove on the offensive end. If Jyden can light up the scoreboard and LawRich wreaks havoc on the defensive end, NBL Oz Gaming will earn their first playoff victory in franchise history.
After an up-and-down 3v3 season thus far, Warriors Gaming enters the 3v3 playoffs versus NBL Oz Gaming preparing to lace up the gloves and fight to keep their season alive. To walk away with the victory, CB13 has to be productive from the field to keep LawRich on his toes defensively. To add on, he must facilitate productively and limit his miscues offensively to avoid allowing NBL Oz Gaming extra opportunities to put points on the board. In the end, Kenny needs to rise to the occasion defensively by creating lapses to stifle Jyden to keep the prolific scoring guard at bay. If CB13 can rack up points throughout the series and Kenny can create a frenzy of mistakes defensively, Warriors Gaming Squad will collect their first 3v3 playoff win in franchise history.
Prediction: NBL Oz Gaming defeats Warriors Gaming 3-2 in the best-of-five series
Blazer5 Gaming vs Bucks Gaming
Blazer5 Gaming storms into the 3v3 playoffs looking to continue their momentum after winning THE STEAL OPEN, automatically clinching a playoff spot. To stay red hot and pull off the upset versus Bucks Gaming, Claude has to make it rain from downtown throughout the series and diminish his lapses offensively so that Dawsix struggles to stay in front of him. In addition, Jomar must suffocate Cooks and cause mayhem defensively to hinder any potential effectiveness from Cooks on the offensive end. If Claude can collect buckets consistently while limiting his mistakes, and Jomar can silence Cooks offensively, Blazer5 Gaming will pull off the shocking upset.
Bucks Gaming heads into the 3v3 playoffs with their eyes set on another title. Standing in their way is an upcoming matchup with a streaking Blazer5 Gaming team. To move on to the next round, Cooks needs to be effectual from the field to be certain of a grimm day at the office for Jomar defensively. Additionally, he must constructively facilitate and eliminate his slip-ups to give Bucks Gaming the best opportunity to win the series. Also, Dawsix must rise to the task of slowing down the young phenom in Claude by running him off of the three-point line and creating chaos defensively to give Bucks Gaming additional chances to put points on the board. If Dawsix can cause pandemonium defensively, and Cooks goes shot for shot with Claude while limiting his mistakes, this series will be a walk in the park for them.
Prediction: Blazer5 Gaming defeats Bucks Gaming 3-2 in the best-of-five series
Jazz Gaming vs Pistons GT
Jazz Gaming rolls into the 3v3 playoffs looking to carry the momentum they’ve gained from THE STEAL into their upcoming matchup vs Pistons GT. To live to fight another day, Rek has to be effectual from three-point range to guarantee a demoralizing task for BagMotion defensively. To add on, Rek must facilitate proficiently and eliminate any errors on the offensive end. At the same token, Kaze has to measure up to the expectations defensively and impede Ant to hinder any success offensively from him throughout the series. If Rek can score in bunches and Kaze can contain the dominant Point Guard in Ant, Jazz Gaming will knock off the defending NBA 2K League 3v3 champions.
Pistons GT heads into their first-round matchup versus Jazz Gaming hoping their playoff success from last season carries over to this season. Before they can look too far ahead, they need to take out Jazz Gaming. To make this happen, Ant must be methodical from the field throughout the series to be assured that Kaze is not able to subdue him defensively. Along with that, Ant has no choice but to reduce his faults offensively to give Pistons GT the best chance to knock out Jazz Gaming. Next, Bagmotion must take the initiative defensively and create mayhem to keep the remarkable scoring guard silent. If Ant can efficiently score throughout the series and Bag can take the reins defensively to stymie Rek throughout the series, Pistons GT will move forward through the upper bracket.
Prediction: Pistons GT defeats Jazz Gaming 3-1 in the best-of-five series.