CEO of LPK esports & Entertainment Matt Prisco and Team Manager and Head Coach of Knicks Gaming Kyle Rudy join the show for a discussion about esports and the NBA 2K League.
About LPK esports & Entertainment:
LPK Esports and Entertainment is a company that represents professional esports players in all aspects. From sponsorship and endorsement deals, to player memorabilia and merchandising opportunities in conjunction with Steiner Sports, our services have you in mind. Additional services include social media enhancement, PR services, and philanthropy bookings aimed at building a player’s brand. We feel strongly that players should not be tasked with building their own brand. Our objective is building your brand by connecting you to sponsors you are passionate about, negotiating contracts using advanced data analytics and strong legal counsel, and managing the business and financial side of your career so you can focus on becoming the best gamer that you can possibly be. Our passionate team will fight for your interests and provide unremitting dedication to meeting your needs.
About Kyle Rudy
Rudy brings over 11 years of gaming experience to Knicks Gaming, two of which were spent as a starter for Throwdown, a competitive NBA 2K Pro-Am organization. His gaming accolades include the 2017 Road to the All-Star Game (PlayStation 4) championship, qualifying for the 2016 Road to the Finals (XBOX), and winning the 2014 $2,000 Gamebattles Season. The 2017 graduate of Anna Maria College also brings coaching experience to New York City as a former assistant coach in both basketball and football for the Millbrook High School Blazers.
About the NBA 2K League
The NBA 2K League is a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO). Launching in 2018, the league will feature the best NBA 2K players in the world. Each of the league’s 17 teams will draft gamers to compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs.