Hawks Talon Gaming Club, the official NBA 2K League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, has lost in two games as part of a best-of-three series over Kings Guard Gaming, the official affiliate of the Sacramento Kings, in front of an international viewing audience. The results of each game were 75-71, 63-72, and 60-73.

“Credit to Kings Guard Gaming. They proved tonight why they are one of the league’s best teams. During tonight’s series, our team proved they never back away from a challenge, and I’m proud of the fight they put up. We will review the tape as we prepare for our games next week against Wizards District Gaming and 76ers GC,” Wesley Acuff, Team Manager and Head Coach of Hawks Talon GC, said.

In the first game, Hawks Talon went on a 19-4 run in the first half which helped the team finish ahead in the final score of 75-71. Hawks Talon’s BP (Michael-Diaz-Cruz) led the game with 40 points and eight assists.

In the second game, Atlanta’s own KEL (Mykel Wilson) scored a team-high 22 points and four steals, and BP added 21 points and seven assists. LEE (Lee Lamb) tallied a double-double performance after totaling 12 points and 10 rebounds.

In the third game, Hawks Talon’s BP scored a game-high 29 points and added seven assists. LEE contributed with 17 points, eight rebounds, and five assists.

Hawks Talon (4-6) will continue its remote gameplay in two games next week. The first will occur at 9 p.m. ET on July 14 against Wizards District Gaming, the official affiliate of the Washington Wizards. The second will take place at 9 p.m. ET on July 17 against 76ers GC, the official affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers.

By Niji Narayan

Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.