THE TURN Recap Part Two

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Trenton Reed: THE TURN Recap Part Two

NetsGC vs. Hornets Venom GT

Game One: Hornets Venom GT defeats NetsGC, 82-74

Game Two: Hornets Venom GT defeats NetsGC, 82-72

Keys to the Game:

  • The Backcourt of Rigby and Sherm combined for 97 points in two games against NetsGC. A positive for this Hornets Venom GT team is that if one of Rigby or Sherm go cold, the other player can take over and lead the team to victory
  • Hornets Venom GT did a tremendous job containing Choc and Shotz in the pick-and-roll
  • Defensive rotations were great in this series for Hornets Venom GT, with all five players swinging without hesitation
  • Inconsistent play from Choc hurt NetsGC in this series

Matchup MVP: Crown (4ppg-6.5rpg-2spg)

Pistons GT vs. Wizards District GamingĀ 

Game One: Wizards District Gaming defeats Pistons GT, 66-56

Game Two: Wizards District Gaming defeats Pistons GT, 70-61

Keys to the Game:

  • JBM took advantage of a struggling Pistons GT defense, finding Awkward and Newdini for open corner three’s time and time again. JBM did a good job reading the defense, scoring, facilitating, and ultimately leading his team to a pair of clean victories
  • Dayfri and JBM worked the pick-and-roll effectively
  • Free agent SG Cooks stepped up in a big way for Pistons GT (16ppg-2spg)

Matchup MVP: JBM (29.5ppg-10.5apg-1topg)

Blazer 5 Gaming vs Jazz Gaming

Game One: Blazer5 Gaming defeats Jazz Gaming, 75-69

Game Two: Jazz Gaming defeats Blazer5 Gaming, 84-67

Game Three: Blazer5 Gaming defeats Jazz Gaming, 86-71

Keys to the game:

  • Bash did a great job of finding ways to get his teammates involved
  • Inconsistent Shooting from Expose hurt Jazz Gaming in this series
  • After having inconsistencies shooting the ball in this tournament, Scretty finally rose to the occasion and put up 31 points on 10-for-12 shooting from the field, including 8-for-10 from beyond the arc in a pivotal win-or-go-home game three

Matchup MVP: Bash (22ppg-11apg)

Heat Check Gaming vs Kings Guard Gaming 

Game One: Heat Check Gaming defeats Kings Guard Gaming, 74-65

Game Two: Kings Guard Gaming defeats Heat Check Gaming, 64-62

Game Three: Heat Check Gaming defeats Kings Guard Gaming, 74-71

Keys to the Game:

  • Heat Check Gaming was able to use 2 timeouts towards the end of game three to take away team takeover from MamaImDatMan
  • Deedz came up big for Heat Check Gaming on both ends of the floor in this series
  • Mama and Yusuf did a great job working in the pick-and-roll

Matchup MVP: Killeyy (19ppg)

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