All these hours have turned these gamers’ passions into employment, and the best parts of this draft class are their backstories.
Source: NBA 2K League was a big moment for NBA. For gamers, it confirms a new reality. – SBNation.com
Related NYT article about Chris Paul: Point Guard, Activist, Union Boss:
When we went into the most recent labor negotiations, it was nothing like that. Now the guys in our league understand the business so much more. We understand what our value is and we are much more involved in the business of the game. It’s been about taking our union back.