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Jeremy Lin Purchases Dota 2 Team, Renames It J.Storm

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistSeptember 27, 2018

BROOKLYN, NY - FEBRUARY 02:  (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT)    Jeremy Lin #7 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on from the bench during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Barclays Center on February 2, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  The Lakers defeated the Nets 102-99. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
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Atlanta Hawks star Jeremy Lin is getting into the esports business after purchasing a Dota 2 team that has been given a makeover.

Lin's esports team has been named J. Storm:

J.Storm @Team_JStorm

We said things are getting crazy. New name, new team, new chapter in our org! Please help us welcome the 2018-2019 Dota 2 roster for J.Storm! https://t.co/e6oO7uD3vx https://t.co/FcubLD7cUM

Per the organization's official website, Lin is part of an ownership group that also includes China Digital Culture and Vici Gaming.

Lin has been involved with Dota 2 for years. The 30-year-old once served as a television analyst for the International Dota 2 Championships in 2015. 

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