‘Official Gaming Chair’ of new NBA 2K League team
In advance of its first season, Bucks Gaming has named Vertagear as its official gaming chair partner. This is the first partner for Bucks Gaming, which will begin play in the inaugural season of the NBA 2K League in May, and comes in advance of the NBA 2K League draft which will be held on April 4.
“We are thrilled to welcome Vertagear into the Bucks Gaming family,” said Cayle Drabinsky, Co-Managing Director of Bucks Gaming. “Vertagear’s reputation in esports is unmatched, and we know our Bucks Gaming players will benefit from Vertagear’s industry-leading chair as they prepare for their games in the upcoming season.”
Bucks Gaming’s brand new performance center in Milwaukee will be outfitted with Vertagear chairs for the team’s use during practice. Vertagear is a world-renowned brand within esports, providing the industry with the most premium seating experience available.
“We are very excited to join Bucks Gaming as they venture into the inaugural season of the NBA 2K League,” said James Vo, Director of esports of Vertagear. “We’re confident they’ll bring the same excitement to esports as they do to fans of the NBA, and we’re honored to be a part of their expanding community.”
Bucks Gaming owns the 10th overall selection in the upcoming April draft. The team will draft six players to make up the first-ever Bucks Gaming team. The inaugural season of the NBA 2K League will tip-off in May.
Bucks Gaming is part of the NBA 2K League, a professional esports league co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO). The league will feature the best NBA 2K players in the world. Each of the league’s 17 teams will draft gamers to compete as unique characters in 5-on-5 play against the other teams in a mix of regular-season games, tournaments and playoffs. The league will host tryouts in early 2018, followed by a draft in April with season tipping off in May.
Vertagear is the world’s leader in premium gaming chairs. Brought to life in 2015 by a mixture of computer hardware veterans, furniture specialists, designers, and gamers, Vertagear aims to develop products catered to the sensibilities of the gaming community by combining a full spectrum expertise. The company boasts an uncompromising stance on material quality and an emphasis on innovation, providing users with the best experience from the first touch.