SHINE FOR NINE
With two games scheduled in Week 6, Artreyo “Dimez” Boyd (left) and Mavs Gaming will look to improve to 9-0 on the 2019 season. If Mavs Gaming defeats Bucks Gaming on Wednesday, May 22 at 7pm ET, Dallas will set the NBA 2K League record for longest winning streak to start a regular season, breaking the 2018 Blazer5 Gaming team’s mark. Later that night at 10pm ET, Mavs Gaming will host Pistons GT where Dallas power forward Matthew “Rux” Rux will play against the team that drafted him in 2018.
HARLEM’S IN THE HOUSE:
Def Jam recording artist TJ Porter will be performing live at the NBA 2K League Studio Powered by Intel in New York City Wednesday, May 22 at approximately 7:45pm ET. The Harlem, NY-native originally aspired to be a professional basketball player, but after an ankle injury, he set his sights on becoming a successful music artist. Since then, Porter has had popular songs such as “Tricky” and “Do You Care?” Read more about Porter’s story here.
In a rematch of THE TURN powered by AT&T, Xavier “Type” Vescovi and Warriors Gaming Squad will host Ethan “Radiant” White and 76ers GC on Friday, May 24 at 6pm ET. Vescovi will look to duplicate his performance in Las Vegas, where he was named tournament MVP after recording a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds against 76ers GC in the championship game.
POINT GUARD DUEL:
Two of the top point guards in the NBA 2K League will class when Albano “oFAB” Thomallari (21.5 PPG, 12.0 APG) and Celtics Crossover Gaming visit Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser (24.0 PPG, 12.4 APG) and Blazer5 Gaming on Wednesday, May 22 at 9pm ET.