Press Release – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 9, 2023
Rachel Tochterman, Miller Ink
C-Suite Media / CSQ and Gensler Host “Inside The C-Suite” with Tracy McGrady & Jeffrey Pollack, Ones Basketball League
The innovative sports platform fuses competition, community and culture through one-on-one basketball
LOS ANGELES – C-Suite Media, publisher of CSQ.com, and Gensler Sports hosted a private conversation with Ones Basketball League (OBL) about the pure essence of the game. OBL founders, seven-time NBA All-Star and Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady and renowned sports CEO Jeffrey Pollack, took center court to discuss their groundbreaking company and how it creates opportunity for talented athletes to shine on a national stage.
“There are only 450 basketball players that make it to the NBA, yet there are millions of basketball players around the world who are highly skilled and could play at that level. OBL wants those guys” said McGrady. “I know firsthand the power of one-on-one competition. I understand the intensity, the passion and the drive it ignites within us all and OBL provides an elite opportunity for those players and fans alike to experience this passion and talent”
An elite competition, OBL is a one-on-one basketball league that celebrates the world’s most skilled players in a dramatic and fast paced environment. McGrady brings his unwavering ambition and aspiration to provide talented athletes with a platform to showcase their skills on a national level, along with their compelling stories. By partnering with Jeffrey Pollack, McGrady was able to bring his vision of helping others find their power and create meaningful change through the sport.
“OBL is the new League created to capture the attention of Gen Z. It’s fast, it’s different, and each game carries its own drama. We are building the UFC of basketball – creating superstars in the process.” said Jeffrey Pollack.
Notable attendees included Jennifer Prince, CCO for the Los Angeles Rams; Chris Pirrone, Head of Sports Illustrated Media; Eytan Elbaz, Co-Founder of Scopely; Niels Juul, CEO of No Fat Ego; Jonathan Skogmo, Founder of Jukin Media; Matilda Sung of Ludis Capital; Andrew Redman, president of The Tornante Company; Brett Johnson,Owner of Phoenix Rising and Rhode Island FC ; and industry partners Gensler, PLYR, Rhode Island FC, Armanino, ISAIA Napoli, Cardinal Du Four Armagnac, Il Borro, Wurth., and Miller Ink. Valle dell’Erica (the 5-star resort in Sardinia, Italy) gave away a 7-night stay to the raffle winner, Jonathan Skogmo.
“It was an honor to host everyone and bring this intimate conversation and experience to Los Angeles. We were blessed with authenticity and storytelling in a way unfounded in a larger setting and are thankful to Jeffrey and Tracy for flying in for the day, and for our guests, as well as our partners, without them we couldn’t make this happen.” – David Wurth, CEO & Publisher, C-Suite Media and CSQ.
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