When a traditional news outlet posts coverage of gaming and esports, there’s almost always a contingent of people that comment that “This isn’t sports” and that competitors are virgins who still live in their parent’s basements. For some people, the only thing they have to go off of is that South Park “World of Warcraft” episode from 2006. That was over a decade ago. Those people are wrong. And, it’s actually easy to take a look around and see that those generalizations are not the case at all: Gaming is versatile, and the world of esports is developing and evolving. Real life example? On April 4, the worlds of basketball and video games came together to watch lives change on NBA 2K League draft day. The players that were drafted into the league will earn salaries of over $30,000, housing, gaming products, and other amenities as well as a chance to earn more money from a $1 million dollar prize pool that will spread out across multiple tournaments during the season. The league is slated to start in May 2018 and ends in August. If you play 2K sparingly and are thinking, Man I can beat these bums, just know… Read full this story
The NBA 2K League draft was a big moment for the NBA. For 2K players, it confirms a new reality. have 223 words, post on www.sbnation.com at April 10, 2018. This is cached page on Talk Vietnam. If you want remove this page, please contact us.