NBA2K: Magic Gaming hand Raptors Uprising GC 2nd straight loss


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Less than a week after finishing runner-up at the NBA 2K League’s The Tipoff, Raptors Uprising GC lost its second game in as many days, falling to Magic Gaming 62-60 on Thursday in the second day of group play for The Turn.

The Raptors took a 46-42 lead into the fourth quarter but couldn’t hold on. Joshua “unguardable” Hunter led the Magic with 22 points and 11 assists. Antoine “antoinelove” Times finished with 20 points and 12 assists in the loss.

The Turn is the second of three tournaments that lead up to the NBA 2K League 5v5 Playoffs that run June 26-29. Last week, Warriors Gaming Squad won The Tipoff. The Turn runs through June 15 and the final tournament, The Ticket, is on June 18 and 22.

Group play results will determine bracket seeding for The Turn, which carries a $160,000 prize pool.

Warriors Gaming, which won The Tipoff, improved to 2-0 in The Turn with a 75-70 win over DUX Infinitos. One day after finishing with 24 points, 14 rebounds and five assists, Jaden “Nay” Bhopal had 24 points, 11 rebounds and four assists Thursday. Yacine “Warknocks” Jemel scored a team-high 16 points in the loss.

In the day’s other games, Hawks Talon GC beat Celtics Crossover Gaming 93-80; Knicks Gaming topped Hornets Venom GT 72-59; Bucks Gaming took down Lakers Gaming 74-64; Mavs Gaming rolled past Blazer5 Gaming 70-59; Cavs Legion GC crushed NBL Oz Gaming 80-55; Pacers Gaming got the better of T-Wolves Gaming 87-76; Pistons GT demolished Grizz Gaming 95-62; 76ers GC edged Gen.G Tigers 80-77; Heat Check Gaming knocked off Wizards District Gaming 92-72; and Kings Guard Gaming got by Jazz Gaming 68-56.

Friday continues with 11 games:
–Bucks Gaming vs. Pacers Gaming
–Cavs Legion GC vs. Wizards District Gaming
–Celtics Crossover Gaming vs. NetsGC
–Gen.G Tigers vs. Raptors Uprising GC
–Warriors Gaming Squad vs. Kings Guard Gaming
–Heat Check Gaming vs. Hornets Venom GT
–DUX Infinitos vs. Pistons GT
–Lakers Gaming vs. Blazer5 Gaming
–76ers GC vs. NetsGC
–Mavs Gaming vs. T-Wolves Gaming
–Grizz Gaming vs. Jazz Gaming

NBA 2K League The Turn standings:
76ers GC (2-0)
Heat Check Gaming (2-0)
Kings Guard Gaming (2-0)
Cavs Legion GC (2-0)
Mavs Gaming (2-0)
Pacers Gaming (2-0)
Warriors Gaming Squad (2-0)
Bucks Gaming (1-0)
Hawks Talon GC (2-1)
Celtics Crossover Gaming (1-1)
Gen.G Tigers (1-1)
Grizz Gaming (1-1)
Wizards District Gaming (1-1)
Knicks Gaming (1-1)
Magic Gaming (1-1)
Pistons GT (1-1)
NetsGC (0-1)
T-Wolves Gaming (0-1)
Blazer5 Gaming (0-2)
DUX Infinitos (0-2)
Hornets Venom GT (0-2)
Jazz Gaming (0-2)
Lakers Gaming (0-2)
NBL Oz Gaming (0-2)
Raptors Uprising GC (0-2)

–Field Level Media


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