Cavs Legion GC have acquired oLARRY from T-Wolves Gaming in exchange for Hood. Find official releases from both teams on the trade below:
Cavs Legion GC Official Release
Cavs Legion GC, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers, has acquired Timothy Anselimo “oLARRY” from T-Wolves Gaming in exchange for Brandon Caicedo “Hood” General Manager Anthony Muraco announced today.
T-Wolves Gaming drafted “oLARRY” with the third overall pick in the NBA 2K League’s first expansion draft on Wednesday night. “oLARRY” spent his first season with Bucks Gaming and averaged 14.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 20 regular season and tournament games. He was not retained by Bucks Gaming and entered the expansion draft player pool after the season concluded.
“We couldn’t be more excited to bring ‘oLARRY’ to the Legion,” said Muraco. “Not only is Tim an extremely talented player and teammate who is strong in all facets of the game, his love for the game and dedication to his craft is second to none. What Tim has overcome the last few months is a testament to that and we are proud to have him join the Legion. He will be a great fit with our team and we can’t wait to see him get started.”
“We want to thank Brandon for his contributions to Cavs Legion during his time in Cleveland. We’re very proud of what we accomplished in our inaugural season and Brandon and the rest of the squad will always be remembered for being part of that. We wish ‘Hood’ the best in Minnesota as he continues his NBA 2K League career with T-Wolves Gaming.”
“Hood” played in 17 regular season and tournament games for Cavs Legion in the 2018 season and averaged 29.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
— Cavs Legion (@CavsLegionGC) September 27, 2018
T-Wolves Gaming Official Release
Minneapolis-St. Paul – In the first-ever NBA 2K League Expansion Draft, T-Wolves Gaming, the Minnesota Timberwolves organization’s NBA 2K League affiliate, last night selected Timothy “oLARRY” Anselimo with the 3rd overall selection and Mihad “I F E A S T” Feratovic with the 6th overall pick. Today, T-Wolves Gaming traded oLARRY to Cavs Legion GC in exchange for Brandon “Hood” Caicedo.
“Last night was an exciting night for our T-Wolves Gaming franchise,” said Timberwolves & Lynx CEO Ethan Casson. “In acquiring Hood and I F E A S T, we secured two cornerstone players for our team, both of whom we had our sights set on as we went through the draft process. We’re excited to engage the avid esports audience in Minnesota and Timberwolves fans around the world as we move forward and build our team and T-Wolves Gaming brand.”
Hood (@hoodbc_), a 6-5 point guard, averaged 29.2 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 2.4 steals per game last season in leading Cavs Legion GC to an 8-6 regular season record and a Semi-Final appearance in the inaugural NBA 2K League Playoffs. Hood finished the 2018 season ranked third in the league in scoring and fifth in steals. Hood was originally selected 16th overall by Cavs Legion GC in the inaugural NBA 2K League Draft.
I F E A S T (@iFEAST_), a 6-11 power forward, posted averages of 11.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists during last season with 76ers GC, who finished the regular season with a 10-4 record and the No. 2 seed in the inaugural NBA 2K League Playoffs. I F E A S T was originally drafted by 76ers GC with the 14th pick in the 3rd round of last year’s inaugural NBA 2K League Draft.
The NBA 2K League Expansion Draft order was determined by the NBA 2K League Expansion Draft Lottery held Sept. 7 at the NBA office in New York City. The expansion draft lottery was conducted by drawing ping-pong balls in random order from the official ball machine that is used for the NBA Draft Lottery. During the draft, the four expansion teams selected from a pool of 68 players who participated in the inaugural season and were not protected by their original team.