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The NBA's Weekly VR Games Are Immersive

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Fortune's Sean Gregory tests out the NBA's weekly VR games, in partnership with NextVR, and is impressed by the results. 

"I found myself way too invested in an early regular season game between two middling teams, though it was an entertaining show," he writes. "New York’s 7’3" phenom/freak-of-nature Kristaps Porzingis dropped 31 points in a 107-103 New York win. The headset tunes out external stimulation: the broadcast really places you courtside, providing close-up views of the players, refs, and fans. Porzingis’ drive down the lane, and punishing left-handed finish, is much more vivid in VR. At one point, I thought Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn was going to fall on me."

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