Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Canadian Gamers in Pool of 102 Players Eligible for NBA 2K Draft

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Five Canadian Gamers in Pool of 102 Players Eligible for NBA 2K Draft

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Five Canadian gamers up for NBA 2K draft

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Five Canadian gamers have made their way into the pool of 102 players who will become the NBA 2K League's first professionals when the inaugural season tips off in May.

The esports league features gaming offshoots of 17 NBA teams including the Toronto Raptors. Each of the participating clubs will select six players in Wednesday's draft at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The Canadians available are small forward Ryan de Villon (whose gamer-tag is Devillon), power forwards Thomas Genaj (Speedbrook) and Basil Rose (l 24k Dropoff l) and centres Yusuf Abdulla (Kobeyusuf) and Mehyar Ahmed-Hassan (AuthenticAfrican).

Teams will select one player at each position (point guard, shooting guard, small forward, power forward, centre) over the first five rounds before selecting a second player at the position of their choice in the sixth round. …

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