INDIANAPOLIS – Pacers Gaming lost its sixth game in a row Wednesday night, losing its best-of-three series, 2-0 (86-58, 76-63) to Wizards District Gaming. The Wizards own the second-best record in the NBA 2K League at 10-2. The Pacers (4-9) will play tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. against the team with the league’s best record – undefeated Raptors Uprising GC (12-0).
The Wizards outscored the Pacers in each of the four quarters in Game 1, leading by 14 at halftime (40-26) and finishing with a 86-58 victory. WoLF led the Pacers with 15 points, followed by BobbyBuckets with 14 points and 15 rebounds and Jomar with 13 points and seven assists. Swizurk scored 10 points to go along with four rebounds and five assists. Washington only had five turnovers in the contest while Indiana suffered 16 TOs. Wizards rookie point guard JBM, the No. 1 pick in last year’s draft, had 32 points and 11 assists for the District while Just_Awkward added 24 tallies.
The Pacers looked good early in Game 2 and jumped out to a 16-14 advantage after one quarter as Jomar had seven points. Washington came back to take a 35-28 lead at halftime. Jomar had 15 for the Pacers at intermission. The third quarter was a close battle with the Wizards outscoring Indiana 17-16 to hold a 52-44 margin after three periods. The Wizards closed out the game in the fourth, outscoring the Pacers 24-19 enroute to a 76-63 win and a 2-0 series sweep. Jomar led the Pacers with 27 points and eight assists while Bobby Buckets had 16 points and 15 rebounds. JBM had 25 points and nine assists for Washington. The Pacers outrebounded the Wizards 19-18 and Washington had 10 turnovers while the Pacers had nine.