PACERS GAMING VS ANKLE BREAKERS – SWITCH OPEN GROUP PLAY
June 15, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS – Pacers Gaming moved to 2-0 in group play in the NBA 2K League 3v3 THE SWITCH OPEN Tournament Wednesday evening with its second win in 24 hours: a 3-0 sweep of its best-of-five series with The Ankle Breakers, an amateur team. The Pacers will complete the first week of two weeks of group play on Friday evening, June 17, with a 7:00 PM contest against Mavs Gaming. In the unique 3v3 format (first team to 21 points wins; must win by two points), Indiana is an impressive 8-2 overall in 2022.
The Pacers wasted no time in sending a message to The Ankle Breakers, taking Game 1 in commanding fashion 22-10. WoLF (Bryant Colon) – who in his three games Wednesday shot a combined 13-of-14 from the field – led Indiana with 13 points. Vandi (Zach Vandivier) tallied nine points and had five assists in the win. Vandi took over scoring honors in Game 2, leading the way with 14 points enroute to a 21-16 triumph. Jomar (Jomar Varela-Escapa) was a monster on defense and pulled down three rebounds and dished two assists. WoLF scored seven points (missing his only shot of the night). Indiana completed the sweep with a 23-14 victory in Game 3 as Vandi scored 12 to go along with five assists; WoLF scored nine points (four-of-four shooting) and Jomar scored two, pulled down two rebounds and had an assist. Box scores below: