Jeff Zillgitt: So, the Warriors have hired an esports exec, Hunter Leigh, who will oversee franchise’s team in North American League of Legends Championship Series and Warriors’ NBA 2K league. Will report to Kirk Lacob.
Bloomberg News on Friday backed off an earlier report that stated Joe Tsai got Mikhail Prokhorov to cover losses related to lavish player contracts as part of his agreement to buy a 49 percent stake in the Nets.
Later the story changed. Before buying into the Brooklyn Nets, billionaire Joe Tsai discussed putting an unusual condition to his investment: a refusal to cover any losses related to player salaries, according to people familiar with the sale contract. That language never made it into the final contract, though Tsai does have other downside protection