How the Biggest Scandal in League Destroyed a Team But Built a Champion

by Devin Jones, Malcolm Abbas a year ago

JD Gaming jungler Kanavi made history this spring. The 19-year-old became the first non-mid laner named the LPL’s league MVP, beating out names like the reigning world champion Doinb.

In his first-ever split as a starter, Kanavi achieved what most players spend their whole careers chasing. He wasn’t just named MVP, he became an LPL champion. But just a few months ago, Kanavi’s future as a pro was in question.

At just 18 years old, he found himself in the middle of arguably the biggest scandal in Korean League of Legends history.

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