Bucks Gaming defeated Wizards District Gaming 3-1 to win $500,000 prize
Bucks Gaming, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, won its first NBA 2K League Championship on Saturday by defeating Wizards District Gaming in the NBA 2K League Finals at the Pavilion at Pan Am in Indianapolis. Led by Finals MVP Dimez, Bucks Gaming won the best-of-five series, 3-1, to claim the title and bring home the $500,000 prize.
“Our organization is thrilled to win our first NBA 2K League Championship,” said Bucks and Fiserv Forum President Peter Feigin. “A tremendous team was assembled by our general manager Patrick Glogovsky and coached to perfection by Head Coach Lance Sessions. The players demonstrated that they are true champions and we are so proud of their success.”
“We’re so excited to bring this championship home to Milwaukee and our fans,” Dimez said. “Each player on our team played a critical role in this victory and we’re elated to make history for Bucks Gaming. We’re grateful to the Bucks organization and the staff which helped make this possible.”
In its second playoff appearance in team history, Bucks Gaming advanced to the championship by knocking off T-Wolves Gaming 2-1 on Friday night in the Western Conference Finals. Bucks Gaming also defeated Mavs Gaming (2-0) and Warriors Gaming Squad (2-1) on Wednesday and Thursday.
A celebration for Bucks Gaming will be held this week on the plaza at Deer District. More details will be available soon.