Zach Leonsis locked in a prediction a couple of weeks ago. The NBA 2K League, he suggested, will become even more international.

Leonsis — the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Monumental Sports and Entertainment, which owns the Wizards, Capitals, Mystics and the NBA 2K League’s Wizards District Gaming, as well as other franchises — spoke with The Athletic alongside his father, Ted Leonsis, to discuss a virtual conference Monumental hosted in September. After the initial chat (which included Ted Leonsis’ thoughts on getting fans back into arenas, rapid testing for COVID-19, his worst sports moments and more), Zach Leonsis delved deeper into one of his passions: The NBA 2K League.

The 2K League, which just played out its third season, has already placed a team in China, the Gen. G Tigers of Shanghai, the only 2K League team unaffiliated with an NBA organization. Leonsis sees more unaffiliated, overseas teams coming, something Brendan…