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Cavs Legion Gaming Club partners with Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine

Angela Kervorkian-Wattle

CLEVELAND, OH - On June 24, Cavs Legion Gaming Club (GC), the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Cleveland Cavaliers, has just announced their partnership with Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine.

Their partnership comes in a form of the best quality care and medical services program for Cavs Legion Players in Esports-Related Injury, and other needs specific for esports athletes to perform at their best.

“As with traditional athletes, esports athletes have unique sport-specific training and injury prevention needs,” said Dominic King, D.O., director of the Esports Medicine program at Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine. “Our Esports Medicine team is focused on the treatment and prevention of esports-related injuries, as well as protecting and enhancing the health, wellness, and performance of all esports athletes. By teaming up with the Cavs Legion, we have a great opportunity to make a positive impact in this emerging field of esports.”

Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine will also provide experts to evaluate and analyze neurocognitive and psychomotor skills and abilities, optimizing the ergonomic effect of gaming peripherals with player performance, and provide psychological care for the team and players.

Cavs Legion Head Coach, Austin Peterson, said that he was very fortunate to get this opportunity by bringing a global healthcare leader to their teams. They will happily take this advantage by mitigating the physical and mental toll on the players, so they can continue their grind on the NBA 2K League season.

Cavs Legion Gaming Club (GC) is an esports team competing in the NBA 2K League. The league was co-founded by the NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc, with 23 teams competing in the league. Cavs Legion Gaming Club is affiliated and supported by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

For more information and to support the team, follow them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @CavsLegionGC.

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