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WNBA trio prevails in NBA 2K Three For All opener

Field Level Media
01 Apr 2020, 15:05 GMT+10

Watch Us Work, a team consisting of three WNBA players, won a first-round match Tuesday in the NBA 2K Three For All Showdown.

Atlanta Dream guard Alexis Jones, Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray and Washington Mystics forward Aerial Powers teamed up for a victory over Dime in the event's Xbox division. Next up for Watch Us Work is a game against 2Raw, who won a play-in game against Hornets Venom GT before defeating the Texas Legends.

The $25,000 online event features teams of players from NBA 2K League squads, the winners of a public qualifying tournament contested Friday through Sunday, plus selected WNBA players, NBA G League players and sports and media celebrities.

The event is divided into brackets for play on Xbox and PS4, with numerous NBA 2K League teams competing in both formats by splitting their squads. The 36-team Xbox bracket features 20 NBA 2K League teams, and the 42-team PS4 bracket includes 19 NBA 2K League teams.

The prize pool has $15,000 available for the non-NBA 2K League teams, with the two non-NBA 2K League teams advancing the furthest in each bracket cashing in for $5,000 and $2,500.

Raining Threes, featuring Los Angeles Sparks guard Chelsea Gray and NBA G League players Haywood Highsmith and Michael Bryson, will open Xbox play Wednesday against 76ers GC.

Sugar Icy Ballas, with Las Vegas Aces guard Sugar Rodgers and Women in Gaming representatives Ayleesha "ABallaGirl" Harvey and Brianna "icygirl" Novin, will oppose the Wisconsin Herd on Wednesday in PS4 play.

The Cruz Sky Clips, consisting of Dream forward/guard Shekinna Stricklen plus G League players Isaiah Reese and James Palmer, will start their PS4 competition Wednesday vs. Pacers Gaming.

In other Tuesday results, Hawks Talon GC defeated Team Savage, with Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice; Above All got past BFAM, featuring former NBA dunk champion Nate Robinson; and Kings Guard Gaming topped Midwest Cashmob, whose team included former NFL running back Orleans Darkwa.

Xbox results from Tuesday:

X Bracket

Play-in round

2RAW def. Hornets Venom GT

First round

2Raw def. Texas Legends

Watch Us Work def. Dime

Blazer5 Gaming def. The Brand

Wizards DG def. Cavs Legion GC

Y Bracket

Play-in round

Kings Guard Gaming def. Midwest Cashmob

First round

Kings Guard Gaming def. Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai by forfeit

Above All def. BFAM

Team Retribution def. Raptors Uprising GC

Warriors Gaming Squad def. Jazz Gaming

PS4 results from Tuesday:

Square Bracket

Play-in round

Pistons GT def. The 4th

Wizards District Gaming def. 10K Gaming

Hawks Talon GC def. Team Savage

First round

SharpShooters def. Pistons GT

NetsGC def. Gaming illuminaughty by forfeit

Wizards District Gaming def. Lean Squad

Hawks Talon GC def. Knicks Gaming

Triangle Bracket

Play-in round

ShootersShoot def. SlyUnit

Flip The Script def. Warriors Gaming Squad

Magic Gaming def. MooreLifeandtheClaws

First round

BallLikeHer def. ShootersShoot

Bucks Gaming def. Hornets Venom GT

Mavs Gaming def. Flip The Script

Magic Gaming def. Grizz Gaming

Xbox schedule for Wednesday:

8 p.m. ET

Celtics Crossover Gaming v. Pacers Gaming

Broken Ankles v. Grizz Gaming

9 p.m. ET

Bucks Gaming v. the winner of Celtics Crossover Gaming/Pacers Gaming

Pistons GT v. the winner of Broken Ankles/Grizz Gaming

10 p.m. ET

The OG's v. Magic Gaming

x Ya lost Me x v. Heat Check Gaming

NetsGC v. T-Wolves Gaming

Power DF v. Mavs Gaming

11 p.m. ET

Knicks Gaming v. All That

Raining Threes v. 76ers GC

PS4 schedule for Wednesday:

8 p.m. ET

The Sell Squad v. Heat Check Gaming

LadyStarz v. Los Angeles Wildcats

The Cruz Sky Clips v. Pacers Gaming

The Playmakers v. T-Wolves Gaming

9 p.m. ET

Team of Hell 2.0 v. the winner of The Sell Squad/Heat Check Gaming

Kings Guard Gaming v. Huh Nation

Gen.G Tigers of Shanghai v. the winner of The Cruz Sky Clips/Pacers Gaming

Sugar Icy Ballas v. Wisconsin Herd

10 p.m. ET

Lakers Gaming v. Team Tyceno

76ers GC v. Toes

11 p.m. ET

Jazz Gaming v. the winner of Lakers Gaming/Team Tyceno

tmt v. the winner of 76ers GC/Toes

Games will be streamed at twitch.tv/nba2kleague.

--Field Level Media

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