NBA to bring major esports event to Orlando, Full Sail this month

Full Sail University’s new esports arena will host its first major event this month, when the NBA brings squads representing 21 of its teams, including the Orlando Magic’s, for a tournament that will pay out $180,000 in prizes.

The event catapults Central Florida into the big leagues of competitive video gaming, which has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar sport in recent years. It attracts millions of online and live viewers who watch events involving games like NBA 2K, Super Smash Bros. and Call of Duty. Read more here.