Kings Guard Gaming’s Michael “Bp” Diaz Named Finalist for 2019 Intel Performance NBA 2K League Most Valuable Player Award

Today via Periscope, NBA 2K League Managing Director Brendan Donohue announced the five finalists for the 2019 Intel Performance NBA 2K League MVP Award, including Kings Guard’s own Michael “Bp” Diaz.


The finalists are (in alphabetical order by last name):

  • Michael “Bp” Diaz, Kings Guard Gaming
  • Brendan “Reizey” Hill, Magic Gaming
  • Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser, Blazer5 Gaming
  • Albano “oFAB” Thomallari, Celtics Crossover Gaming
  • Ethan “Radiant” White, 76ers GC


In his rookie season, Bp has averaged 17.5 points, 8.1 assists and 1.1 rebounds in regular season play. In a historic performance against Pacers Gaming, Bp led all scoring with 41 points, tying the previous NBA 2K League record for most points in a single game and also set the record for most three pointers in an NBA 2K League game with 11 made three pointers – earning him the title of @IntelGaming Player of the Game.


As part of the nomination process, team managers (one per team) and all NBA 2K League players had the ability to vote for five players to be a finalist for the MVP award. The five players that have received the most votes were named MVP finalists and have become eligible to be voted upon for the final vote. Fan voting begins on Friday, July 12 at 3 p.m. PT and will conclude at 8:59 p.m. PT on Friday, July 19.


Vote Weighting:

  • 1/3 of the vote – Players
  • 1/3 of the vote – Team managers, league officials and media
  • 1/3 of the vote – Fans
    • Fans can vote on the channels below:
      • Retweet the league’s tweet for each candidate
      • One vote per method


For more information about the 2019 NBA 2K League Awards, click here.


Currently sitting in third place with a record of 10-5, Kings Guard will be back in action on Friday, July 17 for their final game of the regular season against Jazz Gaming at 7 p.m. PT. All games are livestreamed on and on


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