Utah Jazz Basketball Player Is Now A Pro Gamer

While most basketball player are playing abound during the lockout, Gordon Hayward have other plan for career. The young basketball player from the Utah Jazz has made a decision and signed a deal with IGN to become a pro gamer. Hayward will be trained by IGN coaches and will be competing in his first StarCraft 2 tournament in the IGN Pro League at Atlantic City on October 6-9.

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BriceS2625d ago

Headline is misleading. Might want to do a bit more research next time. This is mostly a PR stunt. He's not becoming a pro gamer per se. He's just entering the general participation bracket of the IPL for fun during the ongoing NBA lockout.

Source: Interview he did for Team Liquid: