Team drafts Milwaukee-native SlayIsland in First Round
Bucks Gaming selected four players in today’s NBA 2K League Draft to complete its roster for the 2019 NBA 2K League season. The four draft selections will join returning players Aaron “Game6Drake” Rookwood and Jovan “BigMeek” Tenner from last year’s team to compose the 2019 Bucks Gaming team that will compete against 20 other teams in the 2019 NBA 2K League.
Bucks Gaming had two selections in the First Round of today’s draft, which it used to select Tyler “Plondo” Lay with the sixth overall pick and Milwaukee-native Stephen “SlayIsland” Lay with the 17th overall selection. The team finished out the 2019 NBA 2K League Draft by selecting Chad “chaddynick” Fodderie in the Second Round (26th overall) and Robert “RSG” Harter in the Fourth Round (60th overall).
The complete 2019 Bucks Gaming roster is below.
|2019 Bucks Gaming Roster|
|Tyler Lay||Plondo||Idaho||1st/6th Overall|
|Stephen Lay||SlayIsland||Wisconsin||1st/17th Overall|
|Chad Fodderie||chaddynick||Texas||2nd/26th Overall|
|Robert Harter||RSG||Louisiana||4th/60th Overall|
|Aaron Rookwood||Game6Drake||New York||Returning Player|
|Jovan Tenner||BigMeek||Texas||Returning Player|
The 18-week 2019 NBA 2K League season will begin on Tuesday, April 2, with THE TIPOFF, and will run through the 2019 NBA 2K League Finals in early August. In addition to competing in weekly-matchups, teams will compete for $1.2 million in prize money during three in-season tournaments and playoffs.
Through a tryout process, the NBA 2K League determined a pool of 150 new players who were eligible for today’s draft. In addition to the pool of 150 new players, the draft pool consisted of players who competed in the inaugural season, were not protected by their original team for season two, and successfully met the Combine requirements.