76ers Gaming Club (GC) fell to Bucks Gaming, 61-52, in the first round of “THE TICKET,” the league’s second midseason tournament, Thursday night at the NBA 2K League Studio Powered by Intel in New York City.
76ers GC small forward Antonio “Newdini” Newman led the team with 19 points, shooting 8-of-15 from the field and 2-of-2 from three-point range. Newdini added three assists, two steals and one block to his total.
Over the course of the regular season and the tournaments, Newdini is averaging 12.4 points with a .604 field-goal percentage.
76ers GC point guard Ethan “Radiant” White posted 13 points, 10 assists and three steals on Thursday. Radiant has now recorded at least 10 assists in eight out of his last nine games.
Radiant is averaging a double-double through the regular season and tournaments with 19.8 points and 12.4 assists. His 12.4 assists rank second-best in the NBA 2K League.
76ers GC center Alexander “Steez” Bernstein tallied seven points and eight rebounds, shooting 3-of-5 from the field. The California native is averaging 8.9 rebounds on the year, which ranks third-best in the league.
Bucks Gaming was propelled by Aaron “Game6Drake” Rookwood who posted 20 points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals in the win.
NEXT UP: 76ers GC will take on Heat Check Gaming this Friday at 8 p.m. ET live on Twitch. Heat Check Gaming enters Friday with a 5-4 record. In THE TICKET, Heat Check Gaming fell in the first round to No. 10 Wizards District Gaming.