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Major League Gaming adds Houston Rockets general manager to its board

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Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey will join the board of directors for Major League Gaming, the organization announced today.

Morey's background includes more than seven years experience overseeing the Rockets and three years as SVP Operations for the Boston Celtics. On the MLG board, Morey will work to build the company "into a mainstream sports media property."

"As a personal fan of eSports and a competitive gamer myself, I have been closely following the growth and evolution of MLG for years," Morey said via press release. "MLG has the potential to be one of the biggest sports media businesses in the future. I look forward to working with the MLG team as they continue to be pioneers in the digital world."

MLG will also bring Greg Chisholm on board as CFO and Allen De La Cruz as SVP Engineering. In addition to overseeing financial strategy, Chisholm will work on management and reporting. De La Cruz's responsibilities will center on MLG's online content and multiplayer gaming platform, MLG: Play.