Rick is renowned as a three time NBA Champion and former team captain for the LA Lakers. He began his professional basketball career with the Boston Celtics as a first-round draft pick in 1991, and retired from the Lakers in 2004. He is also a respected TV and film actor, as well as producer and analyst for NBA TV. Over the last 17 years, he has worked for virtually every major television network.
On December 18, 2015, Rick Fox announced that he had purchased professional League of Legends team Gravity Gaming (which re-branded into Echo Fox) of the North American League of Legends Championship Series.
On April 29, 2016, Echo Fox went into fighting games by signing a top North American player Julio Fuentes of Street Fighter V.Echo Fox continued to expand in the fighting game genre in May, acquiring Super Smash Brothers Melee player Mew2King. In January 2017, Echo Fox made another big move by signing Street Fighter V players Justin Wong, Tokido, Yusuke Momochi, and ChocoBlanka; Mortal Kombat X players SonicFox and Scar; Super Smash Bros. For Wii U player MKLeo; and former Evil Geniuses FGC manager Antonio Javier.
Rick holds a degree in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.