Knicks Gaming Stumbles Against Pacers Gaming

By: Lucky Ngamwajasat

For three quarters, it looked like Knicks Gaming would cruise to an easy victory over previously winless Pacers Gaming.

Unfortunately, the home side couldn’t close it out down the stretch.

Pacers Gaming rallied from being down nine at halftime to stun Knicks Gaming, 67-63.

Things started off well for Knicks Gaming, as they used fast-break buckets to take an early first-quarter lead. They led by five after one.

Strong defense from G O O F Y 7 5 7 down low continued to ignite the Knicks’ transition game.

It was all going Knicks Gaming’s way with a nine-point advantage at the half. IdrisDaGoat6 and G O O F Y 7 5 7 were holding it down in the paint.

Things slowly took a turn for the worse in the second half. Desperate to win its first game of the NBA 2K League season, Pacers Gaming started taking the ball strong to the rack in the second half.

Nevertheless, Knicks Gaming still had a six-point advantage after three quarters.

This dunk from NateKahl looked like it would be more than enough for Knicks Gaming to seal the win.

But Pacers Gaming wouldn’t go away and tied the game late in the final stanza.

In the end, Pacers Gaming’s strategy of attacking Knicks Gaming in the paint paid off.

Both G O O F Y 7 5 7 and IdrisDaGoat6 had double-doubles in the contest.

STAT OF THE DAY: It’s surprising to see another team succeed against Knicks Gaming down low, but that’s exactly what TuckerLocksUp did. The Pacers Gaming power forward scored 19 points in the second half to pace Pacers Gaming to a win.

UP NEXT: Knicks Gaming will look to shake off the disappointment of the loss next Saturday against Heat Check GC at 11 AM. Live coverage of the NBA 2K League is available on Twitch.

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