Trey "TreyDollaz" Wright sank two free throws with 7.2 seconds left, lifting Lakers Gaming to a 55-54 win over Kings Guard Gaming in group play for the NBA 2K League's 5v5 The Tipoff event on Wednesday.
The Kings' Reginald "Regg" Nash missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer, sealing the Lakers' win.
Arshia "Krazy" Karimi led the Lakers with 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Brian "Logic_Stark" Lunsford logged 15 points to top the Kings.
In other Wednesday action, T-Wolves Gaming thrashed Blazer5 Gaming 69-52, NBL Oz Gaming topped 76ers GC 65-58, DUX Infinitos dumped Grizz Gaming 65-59, Pacers Gaming handled Jazz Gaming 68-58, Knicks Gaming downed Celtics Crossover Gaming 61-55, Magic Gaming got past Wizards District Gaming 81-73, NetsGC beat Hawks Talon GC 83-69, Pistons GT demolished Mavs Gaming 61-39 and Cavs Legion GC triumphed over Hornets Venom GT 73-68.
NBL, DUX and the T-Wolves all improved to 2-0 through the first two days of play.
The NBA 2K League 5v5 season will include three tournaments -- The Tipoff, The Turn and The Ticket -- that will set the field for the playoffs, scheduled for Aug. 2-5 in Washington.
Remote group play in The Tipoff runs through June 9, with bracket play set for June 14-17 in Washington.
Play continues Thursday with 10 matches:
--NetsGC vs. 76ers GC
--Magic Gaming vs. Cavs Legion GC
--Grizz Gaming vs. Kings Guard Gaming
--Bucks Gaming vs. Warriors Gaming Squad
--Heat Check Gaming vs. Gen.G Tigers
--Jazz Gaming vs. Mavs Gaming
--Knicks Gaming vs. Hornets Venom GT
--Pistons GT vs. Pacers Gaming
--Blazer5 Gaming vs. Lakers Gaming
--Celtics Crossover Gaming vs. Raptors Uprising GC
NBA 2K League 5v5 standings
1. NBL Oz Gaming, 2-0
T2. Gen.G Tigers, 1-0
T2. Knicks Gaming, 1-0
T2. Magic Gaming, 1-0
T2. NetsGC, 1-0
T2. Raptors Uprising GC, 1-0
7. Wizards District Gaming, 1-1
T8. 76ers GC, 0-1
T8. Celtics Crossover Gaming, 0-1
T8. Heat Check Gaming, 0-1
T11. Grizz Gaming, 0-2
T11. Hawks Talon GC, 0-2
T11. Hornets Venom GT, 0-2
T1. DUX Infinitos, 2-0
T1. T-Wolves Gaming, 2-0
T3. Bucks Gaming, 1-0
T3. Warriors Gaming Squad, 1-0
T5. Blazer5 Gaming, 1-1
T5. Cavs Legion GC, 1-1
T5. Lakers Gaming, 1-1
T5. Pacers Gaming, 1-1
T5. Pistons GT, 1-1
T10. Jazz Gaming, 0-1
T10. Mavs Gaming, 0-1
12. Kings Guard Gaming, 0-2
--Field Level Media