For the past two years, NBA owners and players have poured significant money into esports teams and players. Let's look back at the budding relationship between esports and the NBA.
Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko is the NBA employee who might make the perfect esports employer.
After a loss to rivals SK Telecom T1 earlier in the week, Samsung Galaxy bounce back to take down Jin Air in a clean sweep.
The team was in shambles after the offseason. But after picking up two dominant wins, ROX Tigers are enjoying their momentous rise in the LCK.
Royal continues to prove why it's one of the top teams in the League of Legends Pro League.
Don't let the scoreboard fool you. It was a war of attrition between Invictus Gaming and I May.
They were at the bottom of the standings. They were destined to fail another split. But OMG are picking up momentum after a victory over Snake.
Natus Vincere and SK Gaming rounded out Day 4 with a thrilling triple-overtime to start the series
It took three tough games, but Team SoloMid put the first loss on Cloud9's 2017 Spring Split record.
After looking like a top team in the NA LCS in Week 4, Echo Fox fell to last-place Team Envy in a 2-0 series during Week 5.
Under new head coach David "Cop" Roberson, Team Dignitas finished Week 5 with a 2-0 match record after a victory over Team Liquid.
In a very back-and-forth series, Counter Logic Gaming emerged victorious over Immortals in three games.
While it wasn't a perfect series for Fnatic, Origen was unable to capitalize on mistakes and fell short of finding its first game win of the Spring Split.
Splyce had a runaway win, taking a 4-0 teamfight and a 10,000 gold lead at one point in the match. ROCCAT just didn't have an answer.
Incredibly, KT Rolster did not get first blood in Game 2 of its sweep of Kongdoo Monster. KT still won, natch.
Guess which team took out six towers, brought down a Mountain Drake and turned a 1,000 deficit into an 8,000 gold lead off of one Baron?
EDward Gaming won a battle between the League of Legends Pro League Group B elite Saturday with a 2-0 victory against Qiao Gu Reapers.
Week 3, Day 3 of the League of Legends Pro League kicked off with World Elite picking up a 2-1 series win over Vici Gaming.
In a war of attrition, Game Talents took home the upset 2-0 series win over NewBee to close out Saturday's LPL action.
Day 3 of DH Masters featured eight stellar CS:GO teams fighting tooth-and-nail to get to the playoffs. Ninjas in Pyjamas is on the upswing after the ELeague Major qualifier -- who else made it?
No Inori, no problem (mostly)! Phoenix1 substitute jungler Meteos had some very flashy plays in this series against EnVyUs and dealt 41,900 damage to champions in Game 1.
Team Dignitas showed faith in "the process" in a 2-0 sweep over second-place FlyQuest on Friday in the North American League Championship Series.
Struggling near the bottom of the NA LCS table, Team Dignitas has brought back David "Cop" Robertson to be its head coach.
With voting now complete, the 16 players invited to the Smash Summit Spring 2017 are set. ChuDat and Ice beat out Shroomed and KirbyKaze for the final spots.
With strong performances up and down the roster, H2k-Gaming picked up a 2-0 sweep over Giants Gaming.
Misfits demonstrated its superior macro play and capitalized on Vitality's drafting mistakes in a clean series.
The stakes were high on Day 9 of OGN APEX Season 2, with two teams falling into the promotion tournament after lackluster performances.
Panda Global, a multi-esport organization known for its strength in fighting games, has stacked its deck by signing two rising stars to its new Hearthstone division.
The second day of DreamHack Masters saw impressive victories by Astralis, North, Fnatic, Cloud9, SK Gaming and mousesports.
The throws were (almost) real in a 2-0 series that was nowhere near as clean as the score would imply. Both Snake and LGD gave up leads, but LGD managed to salvage theirs.
Invictus Gaming took a 29-minute Game 1, but RNG came storming back in a momentum-heavy match. Jungler Liu "Mlxg" Shi-Yu earned MVP for his flawless Game 2 performance.
Hearthstone is a title caught between being a fun, casual game and a high-level esport. Here's what Blizzard needs to do to kick-start the game's competitive side.
With footsy nerfs and offensive buffs, how is the metagame changing for Street Fighter V characters in Season 2? NuckleDu, PR Balrog and Xian weigh in.
Tyler Erzberger votes for the North American League of Legends Championship Series awards at the end of each split. Here's his ballot as of the near-halfway point of the spring.
Team RivaL has expanded is Smash 4 roster by signing the up-and-coming Eric "Mr.E" Weber.
Rachel Gu, Christina Kelly, Jacob Wolf and special guest Tyler Erzberger discuss the LCS and preview Sweden's B.E.A.S.T. 7's Smash 64, Melee and Wii U tournaments.
After G2 Esports won Game 1 handily, Game 2 was a much tenser affair. Unicorns of Love came within one auto-attack of victory on G2's Nexus, but G2 managed to defend and counter-push to win.
Thanks to Mystic's hot start in Game 1, Team WE managed to pick up momentum against Game Talents.
Ryan "RyanLV" Romero has stuck to his style in "Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3" throughout his career -- through first-place finishes and boos. He won't change as the game nears its swan song.
Day 1 at DreamHack Masters saw four intense CS:GO matches that included defending champions like Astralis through the new-look OpTic. Cloud9 held it down for NA with a close win.
MVP dominated ROX on the Rift, with overwhelming leads in kills, towers and objectives in Game 1. In Game 2, MVP's Oh "MaHa" Hyun-sik was far ahead in the bottom lane and earned a triple kill.
Ginx eSports TV has struck a deal with Super Channel to bring esports to North America all day, everyday.
After taking a short break, KonKwon feels reinvigorated and has joined Team Liquid as an off-site sub for Matt.
Immortals' Kim "Olleh" Joo-sung arrived in the NA League of Legends scene last December after stints in South Korea, Brazil and Taiwan. He's determined to become the No. 1 support in the region.
While the top three teams see little to no change this week, Longzhu Gaming and Echo Fox see a sharp climb up in the standings.
What's up with jungle Ivern? How is RNG adapting after Mata's departure? Pyl, Mlxg, Fireloli and xiyang weigh in.
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