INDIANAPOLIS –Pacers Gaming improved its regular-season NBA 2K League record to 4-0 for the first time in team history Wednesday night with a sweep of Cavs Legion GC, 74-70 and 79-71. The Pacers, one of only four undefeated teams in the league, will play 2-0 Kings Guard Gaming Thursday evening, June 3, at 7:40 p.m. Pacers Gaming and the Kings play in the Western Conference along with 2-0 Warriors Gaming Squad. Hornets Venom (2-0) is the only undefeated team in the Eastern Conference.
Rookie PG 630 (Xavier Barraza) continues to shine for the Blue & Gold. Through four games he is averaging 35.0 points and 8.5 assists per game. Against Cavs Legion in Game 1, he scored 40 points (second time this year he has tallied 40) and dished six assists. Veteran center Jomar (Jomar Varela-Escapa) is averaging 20.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists in four games. He has made a remarkable 26 of 28 field goals (93% shooting) in his last three games and for the season, is shooting 88% from the field. In Game 1 vs. Cavs he scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his third consecutive double/double. After trailing by seven (22-15) after the first quarter the Pacers exploded and outscored the Cavs 21-12 in the second to take a 36-34 edge at intermission. Pacers Gaming outscored Cavs Legion GC 38-36 in the second half to record the win.
In Game 2, 630 led the way with 35 points and nine assists while Jomar netted 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his fourth straight double/double. Swizurk (Nicholas Grech), averaging 11.5 PPG in ’21, scored 12 points, had three assists and three steals. Veteran forward WoLF (Bryant Colon), shooting 71% from the field over his last three outings, scored 11 and newcomer LavishPhenom (Andron Thomas) scored five points and pulled down six boards while providing stellar defense in both games. The Pacers controlled the second game, leading after every period.
Box scores below:
Cavs Legion GC Game 1:
Cavs Legion GC Game 2:
Pacers Gaming is back in action Thursday (June 3rd) versus Kings Guard Gaming at 7:40PM/ET.