TORONTO, Canada—The NBA 2K League announced on Monday that Raptors Uprising GC point guard Kenneth “Kenny Got Work” Hailey has been named the NBA 2K League Week 11 Player of the Week. Kenny earns the honour for the fourth time this season after also winning the award in Weeks 1, 3, and 8.
The Raptors Uprising’s all-time leading scorer averaged 40.3 points, 9.3 assists, and 4.3 steals across four series games as Toronto won both of their Week 11 matchups, improving to a league-best 15-0 record this season. He also shot 79.3 per cent from the field (65-for-82) and 88 per cent from three-point range (22-for-25), connecting on his last 18 attempts from downtown.
— Raptors Uprising GC (@RaptorsGC) July 31, 2020
Kenny Got Work began Week 11 by helping Raptors Uprising sweep Kings Guard Gaming (2-0 series) on July 29. Kenny posted 83 points and 12 assists while connecting on 78.3 per cent of his shots from the field (36-for-46) in two games as Toronto tied the NBA 2K League record for most wins in a season (14 – Blazer5 Gaming, 2019). The next night, he followed that up with a combined 78-point, 25-assist, 13-steal effort against Lakers Gaming (2-0 series) on July 30, including a 12-for-12 shooting performance from downtown to lead Raptors Uprising to their record-breaking 15th straight win of the season.
"@KennyGotWork would finish the series clincher [against Lakers Gaming] with 36 points, 14 assists, and eight steals—once again going six-for-six from beyond the arch to make it a ridiculous 18-for-18 in his last three games" pic.twitter.com/1tskhQ77Wc
— x-Raptors Uprising GC (@RaptorsGC) July 31, 2020
Originally taken 11th overall in the inaugural NBA 2K League Draft, the Memphis-native is the longest-serving Raptors Uprising player and is the only player to represent Toronto in all three NBA 2K League seasons. In 15 matches this season, the NBA 2K League leading scorer is averaging career-bests in points (34.7), assists (8.3), steals (3.6) and field-goal percentage (64.3).
The award is Kenny’s seventh individual accolade this season after also being named the NBA 2K League Player of the Month for May, THE TIPOFF Tournament MVP, and THE TURN MVP.
Having already clinched first place, Raptors Uprising (15-0) will cap off Season 3 regular season action when they take on Cavs Legion GC (4-9) on Friday, August 7 (7 p.m. ET). The game, and all other NBA 2K League action, will be streamed live on the NBA 2K League’s Twitch and YouTube channels.