Monday, November 28

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Gaming

NBA Star Klay Thompson Calls NBA 2K’s Marketing Guy A ‘Clown’

Photo: Clicks Images (Getty Images)Golden State Warriors guard—and I’ll get this out of the way now, my favourite player currently in the NBA—Klay Thompson was watching ESPN the other day, and did not like what he saw.In a segment on NBA Today, the hosts were interviewing a man who is legally known as Ronnie Singh. Singh, a long-time employee of 2K, used to be known simply as the “digital marketing director” for the NBA 2K series, but as those games have increased in popularity—and further entangled themselves in the worst excesses of influencer and brand culture—he’s now simply “Ronnie 2K”, the public face of the entire franchise. If there’s a statement to be made about the game, he makes it, if there’s an interview to be had, he’s the one on camera. The man has almost one million followe...
Golden State Warriors win 4th NBA title in 8 years, with Steph Curry coming up big
Entertainment

Golden State Warriors win 4th NBA title in 8 years, with Steph Curry coming up big

The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise's seventh championship overall. And this one completed a journey like none other, after a run of five consecutive finals, then a plummet to the bottom of the NBA, and now a return to greatness just two seasons after having the league's worst record. "We found a way to just get it done," Curry said after the Warriors accepted the championship trophy and celebrated on the court. With tears in his eyes and hoarse with emotion, Curry struggled to speak as he explained what enabled the Warriors to capt...