Warriors Gaming Squad (WGS), the NBA 2K League affiliate team of the Golden State Warriors, has won the franchise’s first NBA 2K League Championship following tonight’s 3-1 series win against NBL Oz Gaming. With tonight’s win, the Warriors have become the first franchise to win championships in the NBA (1947, 1956, 1975, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2022), NBA G League (2015) and NBA 2K League (2023).
Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser was named NBA 2K League Finals MVP after averaging 22.7 points, 6.5 assists, and 1.5 steals per game in today’s series matchup. Jeremy “Seese” Seese became the first NBA 2K League player to win back-to-back championships with two different teams after averaging 7.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 1.7 steals per game against NBL Oz Gaming. Charlie “CB13” Bostwick averaged 20 points and 6 assists, Jaden “Nay” Bhopal averaged 11.2 points and 10.2 rebounds, and Kenneth “Kenny Got Work” Hailey, averaged 12.5 points and 2.2 steals per game in today’s championship matchup.
Led by third-year head coach Mike Newton, Warriors Gaming finished the 2023 NBA 2K League season with a regular season record of 14-4 in 5v5 play and 59-51 in second-year 3v3 play. En route to the title, WGS defeated Pistons GT 2-0 in the quarterfinals and claimed a 2-0 victory over Bucks Gaming in the Western Conference Finals of the playoffs.
Warriors Gaming Squad is one of 25 teams in the NBA 2K League and one of 22 teams owned by NBA franchises. The team has made the playoffs every year since 2019 and has made three consecutive final fours. The NBA 2K League was launched in 2018, and features the best NBA 2K players in the world.