DALLAS, TX- Mavs Gaming has received a first-round pick (14th overall pick) for the 2019 NBA 2K League Draft in a trade that sends Dayfri (Ryan Conger) to Wizards District Gaming.
Dayfri, who was the 34th overall pick in the 2018 NBA 2K League Draft, was one of the two players retained by Mavs Gaming for the 2019 season, along with number 1 overall pick, Dimez.
“Mavs Gaming is very thankful to have had a player like Dayfri come through our organization. We are excited to see him succeed in the league and land somewhere he is happy. Mavs Gaming is looking to build a powerhouse team from the 2019 NBA 2K League draft. With this trade, we are focusing on players that will create a positive environment and winning attitude,” said Trey Christensen, Mavs Gaming Director of eSports.
Mavs Gaming finished with a record of 6-8 during the inaugural NBA 2K League season.
About Mavs Gaming
Mavs Gaming is the Dallas Mavericks affiliate team in the NBA 2K League. The NBA 2K League is a professional competitive gaming league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Bringing together the world’s best basketball gamers, this marks the first official Esports league operated by a U.S. professional sports league.
About the NBA 2K League
The NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO), launched in 2018 and features the best NBA 2K players in the world. Each of the league’s teams drafts six players to compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, in-season tournaments and playoffs. Knicks Gaming won the first-ever NBA 2K League Finals on Saturday, Aug. 25. For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.