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The first NBA 2K League season will kick off in May

17 NBA teams will be part of the National Basketball Association and Take-Two’s first official NBA 2K League season will take place in May 2018, it has been confirmed. Engadget reports that the competing teams will begin the draft process in March of next year, with tryouts taking place in …

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The NBA could take on other esports titles in the future, according to 2K Sports League MD Brendan Donohue

Brendan Donohue, the managing director of NBA’s forthcoming 2K Sports League, has said that the NBA could go further in its esports plans and work with different, non-basketball, titles. This comes from his conversation with Esports Pro at Gamescom.  Donohue has said that at the moment the NBA is “super …

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Brendan Donohue: NBA esports will have a 12-month calendar

Speaking to Esports Pro Brendan Donohue, the managing director of NBA’s 2K Sports League, has outlined plans for the league, which is planned to run on a twelve month calendar. The NBA are moving as fast as they can, but logistical challenges have made it difficult to roll things out …

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NBA’s Brendan Donohue on how the 2K League is doing esports right

For Brendan Donohue, the managing director of NBA’s 2K Sports League, NBA’s entry to the esports world is the collision of his two big passions. “I’ve spent the last 20 years working in the NBA, on the business side primarily, and I’m very passionate about it. I’ve also been a …

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NBA mention 17 NBA franchises competing in NBA 2K eLeague

Last week the NBA announced that 17 established NBA teams will be participating in the upcoming NBA 2K eLeague, the first formal esports league run by an established sporting league. The 2K eLeague was announced back in February when Brendan Donohue, formerly a marketing and business exec within the NBA …

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NBA teams show enthusiasm for upcoming NBA 2K eLeague

A number of NBA teams have begun to discuss their enthusiasm and excitement for the NBA 2k eLeague, the eSports league based on the developer’s basketball title. “We are, like the rest of the marketplace, extraordinarily curious about the potential of eSports,” said Dave Hopkinson, Chief Commercial Officer at Maple …

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Take-Two and the NBA to partner for NBA 2K pro league

Publisher Take-Two Interactive and the NBA have announced a new partnership that will see the two create an eSports league for the NBA 2K series. According to ESPN the NBA 2K eLeague will start next year, with NBA teams fielding five player rosters for the season. The aim is for …

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NBA team the Miami Heat invest in Misfits

The Miami Heat has invested in eSports organisation Misfits.  The former NBA champions announced a strategic partnership with the organisation that sees the Heat acquire a stake in the team and help out with areas such as marketing, branding, promotion, retail, digital and sponsorship activation. The stake acquired is Misfits …

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