Lessons Learned in Leading the Fast Break to Esports

Recording: Lessons Learned in Leading the Fast Break to Esports, Mar 17, 2018


Rick Fox

Echo Fox

The transition from traditional sports to esports seems like a straightforward path, and more sports owners and athletes are making the move, but one of the first athletes to travel this road was three-time NBA champ Rick Fox, whose Echo Fox organization has grown into one of the dominant forces in esports. Hear from Fox in conversation with Lang Whitaker, a longtime sports journalist who recently joined the Memphis Grizzlies to be the GM of Grizz Gaming, their team in the upcoming NBA 2K League.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Gaming Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate