Toronto Raptors to join NBA 2k eleague in 2018

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With the recent announcement of the NBA 2k eleague in February, the Toronto Raptors are ready to participate in the NBA eleague. Each of the thirty NBA teams will have their own esports team in the eleague, but will start off with just eight to twelve teams.

Dave Hopkinson, Chief Commercial Officer at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, discussed with SportTechie the potential in esports industry. "We are like the rest of the marketplace, extraordinarily curious about the potential of esports."

Hopkinson continued, "it is our goal to have a Raptors-branded esports team."

To read more about the NBA 2k eleague check out our previous post.

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