Videogames Rumors

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Three-time NBA champion Rick Fox is now the owner of a professional League of Legends team, and on Monday Echo Fox’s website went live with a job opening for a head coach and a message to fans written by Fox. The former Lakers and North Carolina star makes it clear he’s going to run his new team as he would any other traditional sports organization, and that Echo Fox’s philosophy is heavily inspired by his two legendary former coaches Phil Jackson and Dean Smith.
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Three-time NBA champion Rick Fox is now the owner of a League of Legends team. Fox, who has long been a fan of Counter Logic Gaming, bought Gravity Gaming’s spot in the North American League Championship Series and is renaming the team Echo Fox according to Breitbart. “As a professional athlete, businessman and proud member of the gaming community, I see the way that the eSports world is growing and I know we are on the verge of something massive,” Fox said. “The opportunity to parlay my experience in sports, entertainment and gaming into a leadership role with Echo Fox is exciting and humbling. This decision is equal parts business and personal for me.”
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The hippest guy in Salt Lake City ever, by the way, explained to media that his decision to go on Cowherd’s show would be considered a “countergank,” a strong pushback, in the videogame world. Being Mr. Hip wasn’t always the case for the guy who got teased relentlessly earlier in his career for eating ate an Olive Garden in New York City instead of visiting one of the thousands of non-chain restaurants. Even Hayward, who joked that he might’ve “hit puberty sometime (in his NBA career),” can admit that he’s different. “I got married,” Hayward joked. “My wife has changed my appearance a bit.”