ELEAGUE has announced that basketball player Jeremy Lin would be featured on the final episodes of their docuseries Road To The International Dota 2 Championships, which will air on TBS on August 25th at 10 p.m. EDT. Lin is being featured on the series because he is a major Dota 2 fan, which the episode will be focused on as well as the championships themselves. Below is a full description of Lin’s involvement in the episode, along with a clip to help hype his appearance. This entire experience has got to be fun for Lin, as well as Dota 2 fans who love seeing celebrities get in on the game. As for ELEAGUE, they will continue the series on September 1st when the start the ELEAGUE Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Premier 2017.
The ELEAGUE cameras followed Lin as he took in all the action at The International 2017 in Seattle. Lin, an avid Dota 2 player whose brothers first exposed him to the game, reflects on his affinity for the game, the similarities between it and basketball, his respect for its star players and the prestige of The International stage. In addition to Lin’s appearance, the episode will feature The International’s Main Event – the final 16 teams competing in the tournament’s bracket stage. ELEAGUE’s crews will take viewers along with Team OG as they make an exciting run toward the Grand Finals and the winner’s share of the event’s $24 million prize pool.