Today the NBA announced the official list of teams that will participate in the 2018 season of the newly formed eSports league, the NBA 2K eLeague. 17 of the 30 NBA teams will field a team in the first season of the NBA 2K eLeague.
The eSports industry is growing exponentially and will soon be a billion dollar industry. The announcement of the NBA 2K eLeague slated to debut in 2018 proves that the big boys are starting to recognize the potential in eSports. The NBA’s eSports basketball league is a huge opportunity for brands and early movers will reap the rewards.