New NBA 2K League Launches In Mexico

According to the NBA 2K League, DUX Gaming has agreed to launch an NBA 2K League franchise in Mexico. SBJ has learned that the purchase price for DUX Gaming’s NBA 2K League franchise slot was around $25M.
In the 2022 season, the team will officially begin competing from a city in Mexico to be announced at a later date. On Nov. 17, DUX Gaming will also take part in the third NBA 2K League Expansion Draft.
Rafael “RafaelTGR” Tobias Garcera Rodrigo, a former NBA 2K League Draft prospect and participant at the NBA 2K League European Invitational in 2019, will serve as DUX Gaming’s new General Manager.
Gen.G Tigers is the only other team operating outside the U.S. Team name, the host city, and logo will be announced at a later date.
A two-time Liga champion and an amateur player on the NBA 2K European circuit, DUX Gaming participates in a number of international esports tournaments and Spanish football leagues. In 2020, DUX Gaming became the first esports organization to own a semi-professional football club, DUX Internacional de Madrid. This year, it founded DUX Logrono, which competes in the second division of Spanish women’s football.

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