Category: Film Room

Scouting Session: SelfTaught vs. Throwdown (11/9/2018)

I scouted a Throwdown compilation vs. SelfTaught at the end of the 2k18 cycle, but the two teams matched up on the new NBA 2K19. With a lot of big names, both league-established and league-hopeful, I wanted to scout the […]

Film Room: A Closer Look at Heat Check Gaming’s Option Set

Down 56-44 headed into the 4th quarter, Heat Check Gaming decided to deep dive into their playbook and unleash a series of effective actions and sets. The result? A team that may have likely been the first NBA 2K League […]

Goofy’s Second Chances Lead to First Championship

During the second and ultimately final game of the NBA 2K League finals, Commentator James “Dirk” Ruiz asked out loud “How many points does this Knicks Gaming team score off of one Goofy rebound?” Well, check out this game log […]

Playoff Strat-Cap: Heat Check Gaming def. 76ers GC (2-0)

Heat Check Gaming became the first NBA 2K League team ever to advance to the Finals by defeating 76ers GC 2-0 in a tightly contested series early Saturday afternoon. Let’s consider the strategy behind the sixth seed’s upset of the […]

Don’t Sleep on Defensive Rotations and HyperX Communication

I’ll be the first person to tell you that offense drives matters and wins games in the NBA 2K League. But I’d also be the first to qualify that statement with the follow-up that defense is none the less important. […]

It Pays not to be a Pylon: Killer Threes, With a Few Steps

CLIP UCManny hits a killer three from the corner to increase Magic Gaming’s lead to six over Celtics Crossover Gaming. This three isn’t a miraculous shot a finely crafted play. It’s simply Fab pinching on a KontruL dribble penetration; UCManny, […]

Magic Offensive Reset Creates Bucket for SupremePuller

CLIP The Magic operate a little controlled chaos, from which emerges a wide-open two-point jumper for SupremePuller. Very interesting offensive reset for the Magic, who have to reestablish their half court offense after Marley grabs an offensive rebound. The ball […]