SAN FRANCISCO – The 2023 NBA 2K League Champion Warriors Gaming Squad (WGS), the NBA 2K League affiliate team of the Golden State Warriors, are retaining center Jaden “Nay” Bhopal, guard Charlie “CB13” Bostwick, forward Kenneth “Kenny Got Work” Hailey, guard Nidal “Mama Im Dat Man” Nasser, and forward Jeremy “Seese” Seese for the 2024 NBA 2K League season, it was announced today. Warriors Gaming Squad is the first team in NBA 2K League history to retain all five players.
Bhopal was selected with the 36th overall pick by Warriors Gaming Squad in the 2023 NBA 2K League Draft. In 5v5 play last season, Bhopal averaged 11.8 points and 11.8 rebounds per game on a team-high 79.6% shooting. He led the team in rebounds per game throughout the team’s regular and postseason campaigns and shot a team-high 88.0% from the field during the postseason.
Bostwick has completed five seasons with Warriors Gaming Squad after being selected with the 10th overall pick by the team in the 2019 NBA 2K League Draft. Throughout the 2023 5v5 regular season, Bostwick averaged 18.9 points and 6.9 assists over 26 appearances (all starts), and during the playoffs averaged 20.6 points per game while shooting a team-high 54.6% from the three-point line.
Hailey was acquired by Warriors Gaming Squad via trade with DUX Infinitos prior to the 2023 season. In 5v5 play, he averaged 13.4 points per game while shooting a team-high 68.7% from the three-point line and led the team with 2.0 steals per game. During the team’s 2023 playoff run, Hailey averaged 10.9 points and a team-high 2.5 steals per game. This season, Hailey was named a starter on the NBA 2K League All-Star team for the first time in his career.
Nasser, a six-year NBA 2K League veteran, was acquired by Warriors Gaming Squad midway through the 2022 season from Kings Guard Gaming. Last season, he averaged 20.2 points and a team-high 7.0 assists per game. Nasser was named 2023 5v5 Finals MVP after notching 22.8 points and 6.5 assists per game in WGS’s championship series against NBL Oz Gaming.
Seese, who joined Warriors Gaming Squad midway through the 2023 season via Cavs Legion GC, averaged 8.3 points and 4.4 rebounds per game last season. During the 2023 playoffs, Seese averaged 7.5 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. With Warriors Gaming Squad winning the 2023 NBA 2K League 5v5 Championship, Seese became the first player in NBA 2K League history to win back-to-back championships with two different teams after competing with 2022 NBA 2K League 5v5 Champion Bucks Gaming last season.
Additionally, Warriors Gaming Squad has traded a first round pick for the 2024 NBA 2K League Draft and a third round pick for the 2025 draft to Jazz Gaming in exchange a 2024 third round pick and a 2025 second round pick. Warriors Gaming Squad forfeited its three picks in the 2024 NBA 2K League Draft in order to retain all five players for the 2024 season.
Warriors Gaming Squad is one of 25 teams in the NBA 2K League and one of 22 teams owned by NBA franchises. The team has made the playoffs every year since 2019 and has made four conference finals before winning the franchise’s first NBA 2K League Championship in 2023. The NBA 2K League, launched in 2018, and features the best NBA 2K players in the world. For more information about Warriors Gaming Squad and the NBA 2K League, visit Warriorsgs.nba.com and NBA2KLeague.com.