MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL – T-Wolves Gaming, the official NBA 2K League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, opened their fifth season with THE TIPOFF powered by AT&T, defeating Grizz Gaming 76-58.
Shooting guard Dhwan “ShiftyKaii” White led the team with 29 points, shooting 13/15 from the field and added two assists and one steal. Michael “BearDaBeast” Key tallied 23 points (10/12) and contributed eight steals. Abdafatah “TBShiftay” Noman, a 2022 Defensive Player of the Year finalist grabbed nine boards.
In his NBA 2K debut, small forward Saif “Clampism” Ali finished the night with 12 points, two assists and one block.
“It was great to start our season with a win and we’re excited to get the season underway,” said T-Wolves Gaming Head Coach Nick Gartrelle. “Both ShiftyKaii and BearDaBeast turned in solid performances. We’ll look to continue to develop Saif as a key player in the front court.”
About the NBA 2K League
The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO), launched in 2018 and features 25 teams and the best NBA 2K players in the world. NBA 2K League partners include Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Champion Athleticwear, Coinbase, Dash Radio, Google, Loco, Mondelēz International, SAP, Snickers, Sony Interactive Entertainment, SPS, Wilson and YouTube. For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.