Third Quarter Dooms Knicks Gaming

The Knicks Gaming team suffered their second straight loss Saturday, falling to Magic Gaming, 66-56, dropping their record to 1-2.

The hometown team made their entrance in front of a large and raucous crowd, looking to rebound after suffering their first defeat last week.

Knicks Gaming made a minor lineup change, moving G O O F Y 7 5 7  to center and IdrisdatGoat6 to power forward.

They jumped out to an early lead 11-4 lead thanks to some dunks from G O O F Y 7 5 7  and NateKahl.

However, Magic Gaming stormed back and at the end of the first quarter was ahead, 16-15.

The second quarter featured more back-and-forth action and the teams would head into the halftime break tied at 30.

NateKahl led Knicks Gaming with 10 points, while IdrisdatGoat6 had 8 points on a perfect 3-for-3 from the field.

Magic Gaming started off the third quarter on a quick 8-2 run and blew the game open from there, outscoring Knicks Gaming 22-8 in the quarter.

Knicks Gaming made a run in the fourth quarter cutting the lead to eight points, but it was too little, too late. Magic Gaming held on and earned their first win of the season.

UCMANNY of Magic Gaming led all scorers with 22 points while adding seven assists.

Next Game: Knicks Gaming has a doubleheader Saturday, June 2 against Kings Guard Gaming (Noon) at Raptors Uprising GC (4 PM). You can watch the NBA 2K League on Twitch.

Knicks Gaming Record: 1-2

Stat of the Night: Knicks Gaming was outrebounded 25-15

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