It’s no stretch to say Hollis Thompson knows how to hustle. The Philadelphia 76ers swingman — he plays both shooting guard and small forward — regularly shows his mettle in the fast break or transition, or with a clutch shot. This summer, the NBA helped the fourth-year Georgetown product take his skill set to a new arena: business. For two weeks, Thompson interned at 2K, the video game company that makes the popular NBA2K and Mafia III, pitching big retailers Target and Walmart at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles. “It was pretty exciting and more hands-on than I could’ve even imagined,” Thompson said in an interview. “Besides playing basketball, this was one of the best experiences of my life.”
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