INDIANAPOLIS – Pacers Gaming, with the best 3v3 record in the NBA 2K League and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs, took care of business Wednesday night with a 3-1 series victory over Knicks Gaming. The Pacers, now 16-6, will play Thursday evening at 9 PM against Hornets Venom GT to close “Seed Weeks” play for the league. In-person play in the playoffs and finals will be held at the Pavilion at Pan Am in downtown Indianapolis, August 12-13.
The Pacers got off to a great start Thursday with a 22-16 triumph in Game 1 as leading scorer VANDI (Zach Vandivier) paced the team with 15 points on five-of-six shooting from the three-point arc and three assists. Center JOMAR (Jomar Varela-Escapa) added five points in the victory. RADIANT led New York with 13 tallies. The Knicks came back to take Game 2, 22-17 as RADIANT scored 18. The Pacers were led by native New Yorker, WoLF (Bryant Colon) with 11 points on five-of-six shooting. VANDI added six points and five assists.
Indiana went up 2-1 in the series with a 21-15 victory in Game 3 as VANDI (11 points, four assists) and WoLF (10 points) each went for double figures. The two combined to shoot nine-of-11 from the field. RADIANT led the Knicks with seven points. And “perfection” was the name of the game in the clinching Game 4 for Indiana as the Pacers shot nine-of-nine from the field as a team en route to a 22-15 win. WoLF was four-for-four with nine points; JOMAR was three-for-three for seven points and VANDI was two-for-two for five points. VANDI added five assists. RADIANT scored all of the Knicks’ 15 points.
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