JULY 20, 2021 (DALLAS, TX) – Mavs Gaming traded point guard Artreyo “Dimez” Boyd and a third-round pick in next season’s draft to Raptors Uprising GC for Maurice “ReeceMode” Flowers and a second-round pick in next season’s draft. This season, Dimez has averaged 24.7 points and 9.6 assists per game, while ReeceMode has averaged 12.2 points and 4.3 assists per game.
“We’re excited for what the future holds for Mavs Gaming,” said Mavs Gaming Head Coach LT Fairley. “Dimez played with all his heart here in Dallas and gave us 100% in every game. I wish him the best in his future with 2K and beyond. Reece will bring a change of pace and put us in the right direction for the rest of the season.”
“Dimez was the number one pick in the inaugural NBA2K League season, which was a huge accomplishment for Mavs Gaming and the NBA 2K League,” said Greg Nared, Senior Vice President of Mavs Gaming. “His talent and passion for the game brought excitement to our Mavs community, beyond NBA2K. We are excited to add Reece to our roster and welcome him to our Dallas family.”
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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. For more information, visit https://mavsgaming.nba.com/.
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 23 teams features six players who compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs. NBA 2K League partners include Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Champion Athleticwear, Dash Radio, DoorDash, ESRevolution, Loco, Mondelēz International, Raynor Gaming, SAP, SCUF Gaming, Snickers, Sport1, Twitch, Wilson and YouTube. For more information about the NBA 2K League, visit NBA2KLeague.com.