BearDaBeast scores 30+ points in back-to-back games
Minneapolis-St. Paul – T-Wolves Gaming, the official NBA 2K League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, beat Pistons GT with a two-game sweep in a best-of-three series. T-Wolves Gaming is now 3-1 on the season.
“We have bounced back really well this season,” said T-Wolves Gaming point guard Michael “BearDaBeast” Key of their three-game win streak. “The biggest thing I can say is our team chemistry has improved, we are learning from each other and learning the game and understanding that teams are going to give us their best shot.”
In the first game of the series, BearDaBeast notched 31 points, marking the third straight matchup of the season where he has scored 30+ points in at least one game of the series. Mihad “FEAST” Feratovic notched his fifth double-double of the season with 16 points and 14 rebounds. Rookie Xavier “Big Saint” St. John snatched a game-high six steals while T-Wolves Gaming held Pistons GT to only five points in the second quarter.
In the second game of the series, BearDaBeast outperformed his first game, scoring 39 points and dishing out seven assists. FEAST contributed with his sixth double-double of the season with 10 points and 12 rebounds to accompany his four blocks. Big Saint scored in double figures with 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting and grabbed four steals, averaging 5.0 steals per game on the night. Jordan “JMoney” Martinez tallied 14 points, shooting 2-of-3 from beyond the arc. He added two assists and two steals on the evening.
T-Wolves Gaming will play two games in Week 4 of the season. First game will take place at 6:00 pm CT on Tuesday, May 26 against Mavs Gaming. The second game will be at 8:00 pm CT on Wednesday, May 27 for their first matchup against league newcomer, Gen.G Tigers.
ABOUT T-Wolves Gaming:
T-Wolves Gaming is the NBA 2K League Defending Champion and one of 23 esports teams competing in the NBA 2K League founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software. The NBA 2K League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, T-Wolves Gaming draws inspiration from the Timberwolves pack mentality and aspiration for team excellence that will propel a new generation of esports fans and players. T-Wolves Gaming trains at the state-of-the-art T-Wolves Gaming Training Center at Mayo Clinic Square in downtown Minneapolis.