NBA 2K’s Mike Wang Got Noticed by Posting on a Sports Game Forum

It’s the stuff of internet fantasy: NBA 2K gameplay director Mike Wang began his adult life as a terribly unsure college student worrying over what he would do for the rest of his career. In the meantime, he regularly posted on the Operation Sports forums, freely offering his “advice” (or just gripes) to anyone who would listen.

Through a series of incredibly fortunate favors and meetings, Wang eventually found himself at the offices of NBA 2K developer Visual Concepts. What awaited him was a team of developers that amusingly recognized his username from the forums.

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