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Choc’s late dunk lifts Nets to NBA 2K League win over Gen.G

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Josh “Choc” Humphries drove for a go-ahead dunk with 3.7 seconds left to cap a 46-point game, lifting NetsGC to a 92-91 win and a two-game split with Gen.G Tigers in NBA 2K League action Thursday.

The Tigers’ Jordan “JMoney” Martinez missed a 3-point attempt from just over halfcourt as time expired to seal the Nets’ win.

Gen.G topped NetsGC 81-60 in the teams’ earlier matchup.

Elsewhere on the second night of Week 8 play, Heat Check Gaming swept Pistons GT 85-81 and 78-65, Wizards District Gaming earned two wins over Mavs Gaming 71-68 and 73-58, and Jazz Gaming handled Kings Guard Gaming twice, 82-67 and 75-65.

In the Nets’ win, Wahid “Faiz” Faiz scored 20 points and Choc contributed 13 assists. JMoney and Alex “Bsmoove” Reese each had 28 points for the Tigers, with JMoney adding 19 assists.

En route to Gen.G’s victory, JMoney amassed 23 points and 15 assists while Bsmoove also put up 23 points. Stephen “SlayIsland” Lay led the Nets with 24 points.

The NBA 2K League regular season runs through Aug. 14, with 12 teams in the Eastern Conference and 11 in the Western Conference. The top five teams from each conference advance to the playoffs.

The season includes three tournaments: The Tipoff (May 19-22, won by T-Wolves Gaming), The Turn (July 14-17, won by Hornets Venom GT) and The Ticket (Aug. 19-21). The Ticket will include the 13 teams that didn’t automatically qualify for the postseason, and the event’s top two finishers will earn playoff berths.

Early rounds of the playoffs are scheduled for Aug. 26-28, and the championship match will be Sept. 4.

Week 8 continues Friday with four doubleheaders:
–Lakers Gaming vs. Blazer5 Gaming
–Grizz Gaming vs. Pacers Gaming
–Raptors Uprising GC vs. Warriors Gaming Squad
–Hawks Talon GC vs. Hornets Venom GT

NBA 2K League standings (top five teams from each conference reach the playoffs, with two more berths to be determined by The Ticket tournament)
Eastern Conference
1. Wizards District Gaming, 16-4
2. Grizz Gaming, 12-6
T3. 76ers GC, 13-7
T3. Hornets Venom GT, 13-7
5. NetsGC, 14-10
6. Knicks Gaming, 12-10
T7. Celtics Crossover Gaming, 10-10
T7. Gen.G Tigers, 9-9
9. Magic Gaming, 10-12
10. Heat Check Gaming, 8-14
11. Raptors Uprising GC, 7-17
12. Hawks Talon GC, 5-15
Western Conference
1. T-Wolves Gaming, 16-6
2. Pacers Gaming, 15-7
3. Warriors Gaming Squad, 13-7
4. Kings Guard Gaming, 11-7
5. Jazz Gaming, 12-8
6. Pistons GT, 10-8
7. Blazer5 Gaming, 8-10
8. Mavs Gaming, 6-12
9. Cavs Legion GC, 7-15
10. Bucks Gaming, 4-16
11. Lakers Gaming, 3-17

–Field Level Media

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