Jonas Jerebko, the player of Boston Celtics has just acquired the e-sports business Renegades, which at the moment has squads in Halo and Call of Duty, as well as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
Jonas, a self declared Counter-Strike gamer, may be the latest classic athlete to leap in to the business part of e-sports.
Shaquille O'Neal is amongst of those who own an e-sports group NRG Esports. This group has gamers in Overwatch, Super Smash Bros, Counter-Strike
He (Jonas) said that he will certainly concentrate on principles, including player costs and right structuring, mentioning his very own challenging encounters when he started out in professional basketball.
Under Jonas, the Renegades team was relocated together to some house in Rochester - Michigan.
He said that he has been thinking about committing to e-sports ahead of the prospect with Renegades introduced itself.
He did not take action without doing some appropriate research however, ensuring the Counter-Strike lineup would not drop its place in E-League Season 2 since the ownership was changed.