Former NFL Player Hank Baskett Becomes Co-Owner of Denial Esports

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Hank Baskett

Denial Esports recently announced that Hank Baskett, former NFL wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings, has become Co-Owner of the esports organization along with Stephen A. Crystal. This is the first time that Denial Esports has brought on another Co-Owner since it was founded in 2014. Also known as the Wolf Pack, Denial Esports possesses teams in Call of Duty, Halo, Heroes of the Storm, League of Legends, Smite, and has signed a variety of players across multiple fighting games.

Baskett began his NFL career as wide receiver with the Minnesota Vikings but was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2006. He later joined the Indianapolis Colts in 2009, returned to the Eagles in 2010, but eventually signed with the Vikings. Baskett currently co-stars on the reality TV series Kendra on Top with his wife Kendra Wilkinson. They previously co-starred on Kendra, another reality TV series, in 2009.

Hank Baskett joins the growing list of celebrities who have invested into esports, which include Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Aoki, Rodger Saffold, Rick Fox, and Magic Johnson.