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Vizicsacsi   Top    Unicorns of Love
Vizicsacsi earned a series KDA of 6/21/20 in his team's 1-3 defeat against G2 on Sunday.

RotoWire Analysis

Throughout the entire series against G2, Vizicsacsi did not have a good showing. He started out picking Shen and getting dominated by an unexpected Gangplank in Game 1. Game 2 didn't go well for him either, despite picking Poppy to counter the enemy Camille. Unable to shut his lane opponent down, he was quickly rendered nearly useless as he struggled to survive, let alone peel for his carries. After the defeat, he was able to bounce back in Game 3, picking up Shen and doing a much better job of peeling for his team and protecting his carries. The pick resulted in a back-and-forth game that ultimately went in the favor of UOL, largely thanks to Vizicsacsi's strong play. Unfortunately this was the extent of his success as he was absolutely dominated in Game 4. Picking Rumble, he fell behind in lane quickly and was unable to recover. Struggling to get anything done, he was killed often as he was unable to create an impact. The result was a convincing defeat that allowed G2 to close out the series 3-1.
mithy   Support    G2 Esports
mithy earned a dominant 1/6/55 KDA in his team's 3-1 series victory over UOL this Sunday.

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mithy's leadership proved to be a crucial aspect in his team's series victory over UOL. He started things off with Thresh, seemingly unable to miss a hook during the game. Landing skillshots left and right, he earned an early advantage for his team that allowed G2 to take a commanding lead in the game. Earning a 0/1/19 KDA, his performance unsurprisingly resulted in a victory. Game 2 saw another impressive performance from mithy as he found himself on Lulu. Pairing well with Caitlyn, he dominated bottom lane and was able to gain control of the map with his team relatively early on, once again leading to a quick victory. Just one game away from the series victory, mithy picked Fiddlesticks in Game 3. Unfortunately, it didn't pan out as he had hoped, as he struggled to create a mid-game impact. Though he showed signs of life, G2 was eventually defeated in the game. This didn't stop him, as he bounced back in Game 4 with a strong Braum performance. Participating in nearly all of his team's kills without dying a single time, mithy's performance was a huge contributing factor in his team's victory. With the Game 4 win, G2 secured the series victory, closing things out 3-1.
Zven   ADC    G2 Esports
Zven earned a series KDA of 20/9/28 in his team's 3-1 series victory on Sunday.

RotoWire Analysis

Throughout the entire series against UOL, Zven's performance was on point, allowing his team to take a convincing series victory. He started things off by picking Ashe and absolutely dominating. After finding a lead in lane, he had no trouble creating picks with the rest of his team, who were able to easily capitalize on the poor positioning of the opposing team. With the Game 1 victory under his belt, Zven picked Caitlyn in Game 2 and once again found success. Dying only a single time in the game, his positioning was immaculate, kiting back and forth in skirmishes to bring his team yet another convincing victory. Trying to secure the series sweep in Game 3, he picked Varus. Unfortunately he was unable to do so as UOL seemingly found a second-wind. Although he was defeated in the game, he showed signs of life, giving his team hope for the next game. In Game 4, he had no trouble dominating his opponents, picking Ashe once again and landing several Arrows throughout the game. Though he did not find a huge lead in lane, he was able to show up in fights when it counted, allowing G2 to push their early lead and secure a victory. With the win, G2 closed out the series 3-1 to defeat Unicorns of Love.
Perkz   Mid    G2 Esports
Perkz earned a series KDA of 20/10/29 in his team's 3-1 victory over UOL on Sunday.

RotoWire Analysis

Although he's been criticized recently for his poor play, Perkz shattered the public's expectations for him against UOL. He started off the series by picking his well-known Ryze and dominating from the very start. Winning lane, he had no trouble making an impact in skirmishes that helped his team take Game 1 convincingly. He switched things up in Game 2, picking Swain and once again dominating his lane and transitioning seamlessly into teamfighting. Able to survive for extended periods of time, he had no trouble shutting down the enemy carries to bring his team yet another victory in the series. Game 3 didn't go as well for G2, but Perkz was still able to perform despite his team's loss in the game. Unable to match the roams from the enemy Talon, he struggled in teamfights to kill multiple members, but still was able to earn a strong 2/4/7 KDA in the defeat. Perkz bounced back from the loss with ease, picking LeBlanc in Game 4 and dominating his opponents. After shutting down his lane, he was able to roam to extend his advantage to his entire team. Once ahead, he moved with G2 to win back-to-back teamfights, closing out the game and securing the team's series victory.
Trick   Jungler    G2 Esports
Trick finished G2's series victory against UOL with a 10/10/44 KDA on Sunday.

RotoWire Analysis

Picking several differently styled junglers against UOL, Trick had an impressive performance to help lead his team to a 3-1 series victory. He started things off with a surprise Rumble pick that paid off heavily. Finding an early lead, he had no trouble dealing huge amounts of damage to UOL, abusing their squishy champions to bring his team a swift Game 1 victory. After dominating Ivern in Game 1, he picked the champion for himself to show the enemy team how it's done. Playing the champion nearly perfectly, he was able to allow his carries to survive longer than the enemy team in fights, leading to another convincing victory. Game 3 didn't go as well for Trick, who picked Elise but couldn't keep up with the enemy Gragas in the jungle. Though he was defeated in the game, he had a decent performance that allowed him to bounce back in Game 4. Finishing off the series with a Rengar pick, he was able to play aggressively early, bringing his team a convincing victory and securing G2's 3-1 series victory.
Expect   Top    G2 Esports
Expect earned a series KDA of 26/8/28 in his team's domination over UOL on Sunday.

RotoWire Analysis

Throughout the entire series against UOL, Expect was on top of his form, creating huge impacts for his team that allowed them to gain the edge in the series. He started off with a monstrous showing on Gangplank, winning lane with ease and transitioning to the rest of the game flawlessly, picking up a swift victory for G2 without dying a single time. He kept the momentum moving easily into the second game, picking up Camille and doing well despite being against a counter pick from UOL. Though he didn't carry as hard as the previous game, he was instrumental to his team's victory in Game 2. Game 3 rolled around and Expect picked Gangplank once again but did not find much success. As his team was outclassed on several fronts, he kept up damage, putting up an impressive performance despite his team's defeat. He bounced back from the loss flawlessly in Game 4, picking Camille for the second time in the series and dominating his lane. Once ahead, he had no trouble moving with the rest of his team to win a series of skirmishes, securing objectives left and right and ultimately claiming the game victory. With the win, G2 secured their 3-1 series victory.
Ryu   Mid    Phoenix1
Ryu ended Phoenix1's 3-2 victory over FlyQuest with a series KDA of 21/9/28.

RotoWire Analysis

Throughout Phoenix1's series victory over FlyQuest, Ryu had a standout performance. He started things off by dominating his opponents with Jayce, landing shock blasts to start off fights and refusing to die a single time in his team's convincing Game 1 victory. Although his team lost momentum and lose the following two games, Ryu undoubtedly proved he was the better mid laner, punishing Hai throughout the laning phase and nearly finding his team a way back into the games. Despite the back-to-back defeats, he had no trouble bringing his team back into the series in Game 4 and Game 5. In Game 4, he picked up Syndra and dominated his lane opponent once again, despite being against a direct counter. The result was a staggering 32-minute victory, tying the series up 2-2. With the final game deciding the outcome of the series, Ryu opted for LeBlanc and took control of the game from the get-go. Picking up early kills and shutting down his lane opponent, he was able to roam lane to lane, making his presence known across the map and securing a huge early lead. Once ahead, Phoenix1 had no trouble closing out fights to secure the 45-minute game victory, closing out the series 3-2.
Arrow   ADC    Phoenix1
Arrow earned a series KDA of 18/8/33 in his team's 3-2 series win over FlyQuest on Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Arrow showed why he earned the NALCS MVP award as he dominated in his team's series against FlyQuest. Though the series was filled with ups and downs, he had an extremely strong performance throughout the entire five-game series. He started off Game 1 by dominating his opponents, paving the way for a quick P1 victory to start things off. After the victory, he continued to play well but his team fell short around him. In Game 2 and Game 3, he found himself subject to his other lanes falling behind early, allowing FlyQuest to take the lead in the series 2-1. Despite the defeats, Arrow played well and kept his composure for the remainder of the series. Keeping cool, he was able to bounce back in Game 4 with an extremely impressive showing on Twitch. Picking the unexpected champion he caught FlyQuest off guard, giving them a taste of their own medicine and absolutely decimating all in his path. This allowed Phoenix1 to take a quick victory, forcing the series to a final Game 5. With everything on the line, Arrow showed up huge once again, picking Ashe and facilitating his team's impressive end to the series. Landing arrows left and right while dealing insane damage in fights, he allowed Phoenix1 to take a quick series of teamfight victories, beginning to choke out FlyQuest. With the advantage, he had no problem closing out the game in 45 minutes, securing Phoenix 1's 3-2 series victory.
Inori   Jungler    Phoenix1
Inori earned a series KDA of 16/9/43 in Phoenix1's series victory over FlyQuest on Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

With an extremely dominant performance for much of the series against FlyQuest, Inori was able to assist his team in taking a convincing series victory. Inori started off the series by decimating the enemy team with his signature Ivern, putting Phoenix1 up 1-0 in the series quickly. What followed can only be described as an extremely unfortunate series of events. In Games 2 and 3, he seemed completely unable to do anything against FlyQuest, falling behind early and failing to recover despite his best efforts. The result was a quick couple of victories for FlyQuest, snowballing them to a quick 2-1 series lead. Thankfully for Phoenix1, Inori was able to bounce back quickly after the defeat, coming up huge in the following two games. Picking Elise in both Game 4 and Game 5, he earned a combined KDA of 9/5/25 in the last two games of the series. His immediate improvement allowed him to quickly bring his team back-to-back victories, allowing Phoenix1 to bounce back in the series and take the win 3-2.
zig   Top    Phoenix1
Zig earned a series KDA of 18/9/21 in Phoenix 1's 3-2 series victory over FlyQuest on Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Throughout the full five-game series against FlyQuest, Zig played extremely well, eventually leading his team to a victory. He started off by carrying his team with Rumble, decimating all in his path during Game 1 and participating in nearly all of his team's kills. After the Game 1 victory, he began to struggle slightly, though not to any fault of his own. In the following two games, he found himself with decent performances, but at the mercy of FlyQuest's macro domination. As a result, the series score quickly changed 2-1 in favor of FlyQuest. With things down to the line, Zig stepped it up in the final two games of the series to rally and bring his team a victory. Standing out in the final game of the series, he overcame a 2-vs-1 dive to pick up two early kills that helped snowball the game. Due to his extremely strong play, Phoenix 1 was able to push their early lead and translate it to a 45-minute victory in Game 5. The result was a 3-2 series victory for the team.
Balls   Top    FlyQuest
Balls earned a series KDA of 5/15/25 in FLY's 2-3 series defeat on Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Throughout FLY's series, Balls had strong performances as well as weak performances, ultimately leading to his team's 2-3 loss. Along with the rest of his team, he was absolutely dominated in Game 1, allowing Phoenix 1 to take a quick Game 1 victory. He didn't let this get to him, bouncing back in the next two games to bring his team back into the series. With back-to-back convincing victories, it seemed as though he'd be able to close out the series for his team. This was not the case as Balls was unable to get much done in the following games. In Game 4, he was able to hold up decently in lane, but his carries fell around him quickly, keeping him from any opportunity to come back into the game. After picking Nautilus four times, he switched things up in Game 5 and picked Gragas with hopes to help his team close things out. Unfortunately he was unable to do so. Nearly able to find a lead in lane, a botched dive ensured the enemy top was safe. Though he tried to bring his team into the game, he was unable to after a large gold deficit, allowing Phoenix1 to take the victory and close out the series.
Moon   Jungler    FlyQuest
Moon finished FLY's 2-3 series defeat against P1 with a combined KDA of 8/11/15.

RotoWire Analysis

Although Moon has been known to carry his team in many of their victories, this was not the reality as he took on Phoenix1. His Game 1 performance was unfortunate to say the least as his entire team struggled to pick up anything in the game. Unable to earn a single kill or assist in the game, Moon was lackluster. Bouncing back in the next two games, Moon had a much stronger showing, earning a strong 0/0/7 KDA on Ivern in Game 2 to claim victory, and playing a quieter Game 3 despite still earning a victory. Unfortunately, Moon's success was limited to these two games. In Game 4, he picked Kha'Zix once again but fell behind quite early as his lanes were decimated. In doing so, Phoenix1 built up a huge lead that didn't allow Moon to find his way back into the game. With everything on the line in Game 5, Moon picked up Kha'Zix again and had a decent showing. Unfortunately, decent wasn't enough as an early botched dive saw the enemy top laner find a huge lead. Once behind, Moon was unable to find objectives for his team aside from a late game Elder Dragon. As a result, Phoenix1 took the game in 45-minutes, closing out the series 3-2 in their favor.
Hai   Support    FlyQuest
Hai earned a series KDA of 7/25/11 in FlyQuest's 2-3 series defeat against Phoenix 1 on Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Although Hai has had several strong showings this season, namely on Orianna, he was unable to have one of those showings against Phoenix 1. He started out with a very poor showing as FlyQuest was absolutely slaughtered in Game 1 of the series. Trying his best to get things done, he found himself failing more often than not, giving up a convincing victory to the enemy team to start the series off. He shook off the loss quickly, bouncing back in the following two games to have a decent showing, though not picking up kills, he was able to facilitate his team's ability to find a lead of their own in both games, allowing him to have a modest KDA while securing his team's back-to-back victories, bringing FLY to a 2-1 lead in the series. Unfortunately, this was the end of Hai's success. In the following two games, he found himself falling behind relatively early in lane and unable to recover. Falling back to trying to win the game based on shot calling alone, he tried desperately to find his team a way back into the games, but was ultimately not able to do so. As a result, Phoenix1 was able to take Game 4 and Game 5, closing out the series in their favor 3-2.
Altec   Top    FlyQuest
Altec earned a series KDA of 18/10/10 in FLY's 2-3 loss against P1 on Saturday.

RotoWire Analysis

Throughout the entire series against Phoenix1, Altec was the standout player from FlyQuest. He started off the series by earning a meager 2/0/0 scoreline on Varus in Game 1. Although it seemed poor, his performance was impressive considering the 32-minute blowout of a game as his team was utterly decimated. He bounced back from the defeat with ease, picking up Kog'maw in Game 2 of the series and earning a pentakill to secure his team's victory. The momentum allowed Altec to perform well in the following game, picking Ezreal and carrying his team to a Game 3 victory. Unfortunately, Altec's strong play could only get his team so far in the series. In Game 4, he picked Kog'maw once again, but was shut down quickly, unable to find a single opening in the game and ultimately resulting in a quick defeat. Game 5 went better for Altec, but his team was unable to perform up to par. As fights broke out, they found themselves falling behind early, leaving Altec to farm and try and scale up. As final teamfights erupted, he was able to pick up some kills for his team but was unable to do enough to secure a victory for his team, allowing Phoenix1 to close out Game 5. With the loss, FlyQuest fell 2-3 in the series, finishing the NA LCS Playoffs in Fourth Place.
LemonNation   Support    FlyQuest
LemonNation finished FLY's 2-3 series defeat on Saturday with a series KDA of 2/16/25.

RotoWire Analysis

LemonNation had a rough start to his team's series against Phoenix 1. Picking Zyra, he was able to help Altec get several kills, but the rest of his team found themselves falling behind quickly. Once behind, LemonNation could not find a way back into the game, resulting in a defeat. The following two games went much better for Lemon who found his team early leads and rolled with them. Once ahead, he had no trouble moving with his team to force fights and ultimately push FlyQuest to victory, bringing the series score 2-1 with ease. The rest of the series didn't go so hot for LemonNation. Although his lane did not fall behind from the get-go, FlyQuest quickly fell behind and Lemon could not find a single way to bring his team back into things. Try as he might in both games, he could do little more than delay his team's deaths. Getting caught out several times as well, his impact was negligible, allowing Phoenix 1 to close out the series and claim Third Place in the NA LCS 2017 Spring Split.
Biofrost   Support    Team SoloMid
Biofrost was a staple for Team SoloMid's 3-2 victory over Cloud9 on Sunday, posting a 1/9/39 KDA.

RotoWire Analysis

Biofrost was a very important part to TSM's success in the series. If Biofrost hadn't have been as clutch as his was, the series likely would not have gone in TSM's favor. Biofrost played two games as Karma, two games as Lulu and a game as Nami. His Karma in Games 1 and 3 were super important to unlocking WildTurtle in lane. The constant harass and shields by Biofrost allowed WildTurtle to be aggressive and go for riskier plays with high rewards. He was a great teamfighter and did everything he could to sustain his team. His Game 2 Lulu was great, as he utilized Whimsy extremely well and and kept Wild Growth on targets foucsed by C9. His Game 4 Lulu looked a lot like his Game 2 Lulu, except WildTurtle missed key skillshots that would have saved Biofrost. He did okay, but Lulu isn't very strong from behind and Biofrost learned that firsthand. His Nami in Game 5 was very important to TSM winning. The biggest illustration of Biofrost's Nami was him hitting three members of C9 with Aqua Prison as they were diving TSM in the mid lane. Had Biofrost have not hit that specific Aqua Prison, TSM would have been further behind C9 and likely would have lost the game. Overall, Biofrost has shown that his nerves on the big stage that were extremely prevalent in Worlds last year and sometimes during the playoffs last split have faded. If he can continue his consistent play, then bottom lanes in NA better be afraid for when Doublelift potentially returns in the summer.
WildTurtle    Team SoloMid
WildTurtle showed his two sides in Team SoloMid's 3-2 series victory over Cloud9 on Sunday, posting a 14/9/16 KDA.

RotoWire Analysis

The LCS veteran was good at the start of the series, but he fell off hard in the final three games. He played a game of Caitlyn, two games of Lucian and two games of Varus. His Caitlyn and Lucian in Games 1 and 2 were great. He was extremely aggressive, and came out victorious in lane against Sneaky and became a consistent threat against C9. His final three games were the same in him getting punished for overaggression and poor ulting in teamfights. His poor play on Varus (missed Chain of Corruptions, Flashing into teamfights, getting abused in lane, etc.) kept C9 in Games 3 and 5. He did come up clutch in Game 5 with great positioning in the final teamfight around Elder Dragon that led to TSM's victory, however, it wouldn't have had to go that far if he hadn't have missed important skillshots. Overall, WildTurtle has two sides: a strong, aggressive laner, or the detriment who misses skillshots and gets punished.
Bjergsen   Mid    Team SoloMid
Bjergsen posted a 22/13/21 KDA in Team SoloMid's 3-2 series victory over Cloud9 on Sunday.

RotoWire Analysis

Bjergsen was pretty good, for the most part, in the series except in game 4. He played a game of Taliyah, two games of Syndra, a game of Ahri and a game of Orianna. His first game of the series was decent, but he was definitely one of the underperformers in the series. He didn't do as well as expected when he showed a lot of skill on the champion last split, but that's fine since his team won. His two games are Syndra were dominant -- his Syndra was a consistent threat to one-shot key targets on C9. He laned well, but his teamfighting and roaming was superior the Jensen. His Ahri was okay, but he was very prone to getting zoned hard by Jensen's Syndra quite often. His Orianna in Game 4 was one of his worst showings in the past year. He was hard-focused by C9, but Bjergsen not opting to take Cleanse was punished multiple times. Overall, Bjergsen is still the mid laner in NA, and he showed why despite some unusual performances by him.
Svenskeren   Jungler    Team SoloMid
Svenskeren was integral to his team's success, with him posting a 16/12/34 KDA in Team SoloMid's 3-2 series victory over Cloud9 on Sunday.

RotoWire Analysis

Svenskeren was a key proponent of TSM's victory over C9. He played two games of Ivern (Games 1 and 4), two games of Lee Sin (3 and 5) and one of Rengar (2). His first game as Ivern was a top lane camp that led to Hauntzer getting very ahead and carrying the game. The second game as Rengar was a whole-team stomp, but Svenskeren was a huge part of it with his Rengar play. The third game was another strong showing from Svenskeren's Lee Sin, but C9 played a little better than TSM overall. His Ivern in Game 4 was okay, but there wasn't much he could do about C9 snowballing ahead very early and WildTurtle doing poorly (and Bjergsen getting hard-focused). Game 5 was a fantastic game by Svenskeren -- his Lee Sin was integral to getting Hauntzer's Camille ahead and Svenskeren constantly forced C9 to blow summoner spells. Overall, Svenskeren had a great series. He returned to his form at the right time, and thanks to this his team looked extremely strong in the transition to the mid game.
Hauntzer   Top    Team SoloMid
Hauntzer played showed his carry potential in Team SoloMid's 3-2 series victory over Cloud9 on Sunday, posting a 21/12/22 KDA.

RotoWire Analysis

The NA LCS First-Team top laner showed why he earned that distinction in the series against C9. He played three games of Camille, a game of Gragas and a game of Nautilus. The first two games of the series were about the same; Hauntzer stomped his lane in dominating fashion with help from Svenskeren. The first game was a Camille carry, and the second game was full of Hauntzer showing he's the best against Impact (even netting himself a beautiful outplay that led to a solo-kill). Game 3 was a little tougher for Hauntzer, with Ray showing his mechanical prowess on Fizz with the help of Contractz. Game 4 saw Hauntzer's Nautilus barely make it out with his life multiple times, but he really couldn't do much about C9 surging and TSM looking lost as a team. His Camille in game 5 was very important to TSM's victory. His lane against Kled was Hauntzer's closest matchup in playoffs. Hauntzer and Ray traded punches throughout the game, but Hauntzer emerged victorious thanks to the aid of Svenskeren and Ray being left to dry quite often. Hauntzer did have some misplays in the series against Ray, some notable ones being not using him Hextech Ultimatum as a tool to dodge Churn the Water from Fizz multiple times, but he also did lockdown many key targets to put his team ahead. Overall, Hauntzer is the best team-top laners in the region (Ssumday could give Hauntzer some fits in a solo lane, but League is a team game) and he earned his NA LCS First-Team distinction with clutch showings like ones in the series against C9.