SAN FRANCISCO – Warriors Gaming Squad forward Jeremy “Seese” Seese has been named the 2023 NBA 2K League Defensive Player of the Year, the league announced today at the 2023 NBA 2K League All-Star Game. Seese’s first career Defensive Player of the Year honor comes after becoming the first player in NBA 2K League history to win back-to-back NBA 2K League championships with two different teams: Bucks Gaming in 2022 and Warriors Gaming Squad in 2023.
Seese, who joined Warriors Gaming Squad midway through the 2023 season from Cavs Legion GC, averaged 8.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.8 steals per game over 26 appearances in 5v5 games (all starts) in the 2023 season. During the 2023 playoffs, Seese averaged 7.5 points, 1.3 steals, and 4.3 rebounds per game. Warriors Gaming Squad ranked first in team defensive rating and allowed the lowest opponent field goal percentage in the league over the course of the season.
The NBA 2K League announced previously that Seese had been named to the 2023 NBA 2K League All-Defensive Team for the first time in his career. Seese was also voted a member of the All-NBA 2K League First Team, marking his first career First Team selection. During the 2022 season, Seese was named NBA 2K League Most Improved Player and earned a spot on the All-2K League Second Team with Bucks Gaming after averaging 8.5 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in 5v5 play.
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 made four conference finals before winning the franchise’s first NBA 2K League Championship in 2023. The NBA 2K League, launched in 2018, 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.