Mavs Gaming Finalizes Roster During 2023 NBA 2K League Draft


Mavs Gaming is set to begin its sixth season in the NBA 2K League. The team finalized his five-man roster for the 3v3 and 5v5 competitions during the 2023 NBA 2K League Draft on Friday night.

Needing to fill two roster spots, Mavs Gaming chose center Ludlow “Glo” Samuels and power forward Kwan “followTHEGOD” Niblack in the second and third rounds respectively.

“In my first draft as head coach, I wanted to make a splash,” Mavs Gaming head coach Ryan Conger said in a statement. Glow has contributed to the veteran’s mindset and leadership success.FollowTHEGOD fits perfectly into our current roster and brings his experience and position flexibility.”

A native of the Dallas area, Conger is entering his first season as head coach for Mavs Gaming. The former NBA 2K League player spent his rookie season with the team before moving to his Wizards District gaming where he led the team to the 2022 NBA 2KL 5v5 Finals and won the 2022 NBA 2KL 3v3 Championship. bottom.

Conger was also named the 2022 NBA 2K League Most Valuable Player and named the 2022 NBA 2KL Defensive Player of the Year.

“We are very excited to bring Ryan home and welcome him as the next head coach of Mavs Gaming,” said Brad Freeman, senior director of Mavs Gaming, in a release following the hiring of Conger. “Ryan has established himself as one of the best NBA 2K League players in the world. He is the perfect man to take Mavs Gaming to the next level and bring a championship to Dallas.”

Rounding out the new addition to the roster is shooting guard lead “Lazy” Hill, whom the team traded during the offseason. Hill, Samuels and Nibrak join point guard Kenneth “Kenny Zeus” Strombeck and small forward Jeri “Jarcity” Pena. Mavs Gaming has retained both players from last season.

Mavs Gaming kicks off the season with THE SLAM OPEN 3v3 tournament on March 8th. All of Mavs Gaming’s games are broadcast on his Twitch account for the team.


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