With e-sports generating huge crowds and an ever increasing potential for revenue, even conventional sports teams are looking to get into e-sports. With the younger generation being more glued to e-sports tournaments rather than normal sports nowadays, it is a given to see some big names dipping in. Football teams have now sponsored e-sports players for FIFA, like Manchester City and West Ham United had, while some even ventured into other games: FC Shalke used to have a League Of Legends team.
But the NBA basketball franchise Philadelphia 76ers have acquired two big e-sports team. Team Apex has a decent League Of [...]