NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 04: Trong Nguyen (Shawn_Win) poses for a photo with NBA 2K League Managing Director Brendan Donohue after being drafted #17 in the first round by Warriors Gaming Squad during NBA 2K League Draft at Madison Square Garden on April 4, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Golden State Warriors has hired one of their NBA scouts, Tommy Abdenour, to be the coach of NBA 2 K League’s Warriors Gaming. NBA 2K has become realistic enough that Golden State now believes that applying traditional NBA theory will translate to success on the virtual court. The move has opened up an interesting conversation asking what traditional and esports can learn from one another.

Source: Wall Street Journal
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