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USA Basketball recruiting a national esports team

USA Basketball is venturing into esports. This weekend, 30 top NBA 2K players were invited participate in virtual tryouts.

.@USABasketball will jump into the esports space by holding USA Basketball E-National Team tryouts with 30 invitees.

— The Esports Observer (@esportsobserved) November 5, 2020

Basketball coaches, managers, and a NBA 2K League community ambassador will chose the members of the team. Thirty players will be broken into six teams and play a “round robin” tournament. A team of five starters and two reserves who are American citizens over the age of sixteen will be chosen.