BLAZER5 CLOSES OUT THE SWITCH AND LOOKS AHEAD TO THE STEAL OPEN
May 8, 2023
May 1, 2023 – Blazer5 closed out THE SWITCH bracket play as they challenged Magic Gaming, Glosquitos and Jazz Gaming. In bracket play Jomar, KayAus and Claude fiercely fought to move B5 forward as they brought home a win against Glosquitos but fell to Magic and Jazz Gaming. B5 now looks to the week ahead in the STEAL OPEN as they take on 76ers gaming and fight for a spot in the playoffs.
The week of April 18 began SWITCH bracket play for B5 where they started out taking on Magic Gaming in a series of four well-fought matches that left B5 with one win, but an ultimate loss to Magic Gaming. Following a tough loss B5 came out strong and dominated Glosquitos in a two-match win. The final game of THE SWITCH bracket saw B5 take on Jazz Gaming for the first time this season. Their fierce early-on battle earned them four matches, but left B5 defeated 1-3.
During the week Jomar was recognized by the NBA 2K League on their social channels for his veteran career and dedication to the game. Jomar was spotlighted for his commitment to NBA 2K, having pursued the game after experiencing a hurricane in 2017 in his hometown of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. NBA 2K highlighted his great success in playing having aided in amassing $325,000 in winnings for his teams.
The end of THE SWITCH signals the start of the final 3v3 tournament; the STEAL OPEN, which sees fifteen 2K teams playing in person in Washington D.C. for a chance to make the final playoff spots.