Simply put, THE TURN powered by AT&T was incredible. Here are a few extras you may have missed about the tournament over the weekend:
Warriors Gaming Squad won the NBA 2K League’s second tournament of the season – THE TURN powered by AT&T – which took place at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas at Luxor Hotel and Casino. With their victory, Warriors Gaming Squad took home more than half of the $180,000 prize pool and THE TURN trophy. 2018 fourth-round pick and Indianapolis-native Xavier “Type” Vescovi (pictured below) was named tournament MVP, averaging 13.3 points and 11.5 rebounds per game.
NOT JUST VIRTUAL BALLERS
Taking advantage of an open gym, several NBA 2K League players and content creators showcased their skills on the hardwood. Participating players include Heat Check Gaming’s Lytel “Lotty” Martin, Blazer5 Gaming’s Dayne “OneWildWalnut” Downey, Kings Guard Gaming’s Waseem “BallLikeSeem” Talbert, and Nets GC’s Joel “Lavish” Lazu. Content creators include Bone Collector, Cash-Nasty, Troydan, and Imdavisss. During the offseason, Downey is a college basketball player for the Santa Monica Corsairs.
Check Davis’ recap video from #THETURN here!
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Highlighted by Warriors Gaming Squad’s Xavier “Type” Vescovi embracing his mother moments after winning THE TURN (left), NBA 2K League players took the time to show appreciation and make tributes to their mothers. Knicks Gaming’s Adam “iamadamthe1st” Kudeimati debuted a custom Scuf gaming controller dedicated to his mom.
DID YOU KNOW?
THE TURN marked the first time NBA 2K League games were held outside of the NBA 2K League Studio Powered by Intel in New York City.