THE TURN Day One Recap

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Trenton Reed: THE TURN Day One Recap

Bucks Gaming vs. 76ers GC

Game One:  76ers GC defeats Bucks Gaming, 82-69

Game Two: 76ers GC defeats Bucks Gaming, 76-69

Keys to the Game:

  • Dre and Arooks backcourt combined for 47 points in game one
  • Bucks Gaming really struggled to get stops as a team in this series
  • Walnut dominated in  in the paint (21ppg-10.5rpg-3.5apg)

Matchup MVP:  Dre (33.5ppg-9.5ast-2.5topg)

Lakers Gaming vs. Magic Gaming

Game One:  Magic Gaming defeats Lakers Gaming, 67-64

Game Two: Lakers Gaming defeats Magic Gaming, 75-63

Game Three: Magic Gaming defeats Lakers Gaming, 67-64

Keys to the Game:

  • Lakers Gaming lineup changes: ReeseDaGod started at PG, Seese started at SG, BobbyBuckets started at PF, and BOHIO was moved to the bench
  • It was a back-and-forth battle in this series between both teams. Lakers Gaming had leads in all three games late in the 4th quarter, but were unable to close out the series.
  • May had multiple clutch rebounds late in game one and game three

Matchup MVP: Reizey (22ppg-10apg-2.3topg)

Cavs Legion GC vs. Jazz Gaming

Game One:  Jazz Gaming defeats Cavs Legion, 87-77

Game Two: Jazz Gaming defeats Cavs Legion, 96-72

Keys to the Game:

  • Splash and Ria were able to work in the pick and roll effectively 
  • Jazz Gaming as a team was able to take advantage of miscues from Cavs Legion

Matchup MVP:  Splash (27.5ppg-16apg)

Hawks Talon GC vs Knicks Gaming

Game One: Knicks Gaming defeats Hawks Talon Gc 82-76

Game Two: Knicks Gaming defeats Hawks Talon GC 67-64

Keys to the Game:

  • Lineup changes for Hawks Talon GC: Ceez remained at PG, Kel moved to SG, BP moved to SF, Swann moved to PF, and Lee remained at center
  • Ceez had 42 points on 14-for-24 shooting including 11-for-19 from beyond the arc, but ultimately Hawks Talon GC came up just short in game two
  • Turnovers late in the game cost Hawks Talon GC a win in game two
  • Knicks Gaming did a great job of taking advantage of Hawks Talon GC’s mistakes and converting them into points on the other end of the floor

Matchup MVP: Duck (32ppg-8apg-2topg)

Heat Check Gaming vs Mavs Gaming

Game One: Mavs Gaming defeats Heat Check Gaming 63-53

Game Two: Heat Check Gaming defeats Mavs Gaming 71-54

Game Three: Heat Check Gaming defeats Mavs Gaming 90-68

Keys to the Game:

  • Former number one overall pick in the 2018 draft, Dimez, was on the bench for Mavs Gaming in the first two games of this series. Gen got the start at point guard and Ziah replaced Gen at shooting guard.
  • Heat Check Gaming PG Sav put on a show in game three, finishing with 20 points and 19 assists
  • 34 points from Killeyy in game three, including 13-for-15 from the field and 8-for-9 from beyond the arc

Matchup MVP: Killeyy (18ppg-2.5apg)

Celtics Crossover Gaming vs Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai

Game One: Gen.G defeats Celtics Crossover Gaming, 80-73

Game Two: Celtics Crossover Gaming defeats Gen.G, 67-65

Game Three: Gen.G defeats Celtics Crossover Gaming, 76-65

Keys to the Game:

  • Jmoney and Bsmoove combined for 50 points in game one
  • Celtics Crossover Gaming was able to make enough plays down the stretch to walk away with a game two victory
  • Celtics Crossover Gaming’s inconsistent offense proved to be costly once again as they weren’t able to keep up with Gen.G

Matchup MVP: BSmoove (26ppg-2.6apg)

Blazer 5 vs Raptors Uprising GC

Game One: Blazer5 Gaming defeats Raptors Uprising GC, 81-73

Game Two: Blazer 5 Gaming defeats Raptors Uprising GC, 80-72

Keys to the Game:

  • It was an uncharacteristically off night for Bash, but the defense as a whole did a good job of stepping up when needed
  • Breadwinner stepped up big on both ends of the floor

Matchup MVP: Goofy (20.5ppg-11.5rpg)

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