Tag: basketball

Jul 02 2022

Just As The Harlem Globetrotters Changed Basketball Forever, The Perth Heat Can Change Sports Forever With Bitcoin

An Australian baseball team, the first to fully adopt a bitcoin standard, is well-positioned to be a bitcoin advocate in the sports world.Almost 100 years since the Globetrotters were formed in 1926, the Perth Heat, Bitcoin’s baseball team from Australia, is set to change sports forever, but in a different way.Originally, the Globetrotters played a huge role in the desegregation of...

May 05 2022

Dogecoin becomes partner of BIG3 Basketball Team

May 05 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  basketball big3 dogecoin news

Dogecoin is now a part o the BIG3 basketball team following the recent purchase of all 25 fire-tier editions of the Aliens team by Bill Lee, the founder of MyDoge, a self-custodial Dogecoin wallet. The Big3 professional basketball league was formed by Ice Cube, an American rapper, and the team's rights were sold using non-fungible […]

Mar 09 2022

Breaking: NBA Star Lebron James Files Trademark For NFT Collection

Mar 09 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  basketball lebron james nba news nft news

Lebron James is set to join a growing list of celebrities jumping on the NFT bandwagon. The L.A. Lakers forward was seen filing four trademark applications for NTFs and virtual collectibles. The filing was pointed out on Twitter by trademark attorney @KondoudisLaw. It was not immediately clear when, and on what platform the collection will be...

Jan 29 2022

LeBron James & Crypto.com Establish Multi-Year Partnership

Jan 29 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins basketball bitcoin cro crypto.com

Arguably the basketball GOAT, LeBron James has stamped his legacy in the game as an absolute beast. Even approaching 40 years of age, he has secured his 18th straight All-Star appearance this season, and is averaging nearly 30 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists per game this season. Not sure how LeBron's back is feeling as he has carried the Lakers this season...

Nov 03 2021

Oct 31 2021

Fan Of Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks Wins $100K In Bitcoin At NBA Event

A lucky Dallas Mavericks fan just won $100,000 in Bitcoin in a National Basketball Association (NBA) shootout event. Voyager Digital Ltd, a US-based publicly traded cryptocurrency platform, sponsored the event. The crypto company recently...

Oct 17 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Oct 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins ankr basketball binance bitcoin

Sports are a way for fans to step away from life's daily grind and escape for a bit. Meanwhile, for more and more users, crypto is something people can't live without. It makes for a fitting crossover of engagement, with new partnerships and projects coming to life each week. That's what we here at Bitcoinist look to cover every Sunday with 'The Sports...

Sep 09 2021

Steph Curry Is The Latest FTX Ambassador

FTX continues it's tear of sports sponsorship and engagement. In June, the growing exchange signed on with future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady. The exchange also signed a league deal with Major League Baseball...

Sep 07 2021

NBA Legend Stephen Curry Partners With Bitcoin Exchange FTX

Sep 07 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  basketball bitcoin culture nba

Bitcoin and crypto exchange FTX has announced a long-term partnership with NBA superstar Stephen Curry.Bitcoin and crypto exchange FTX has announced a long- term partnership with NBA superstar Stephen Curry. As a global ambassador, Curry will receive an equity stake in FTX.com and his foundation,...

Aug 25 2021

Dapper Labs Expands Sports NFT Ecosystem, Adding LaLiga And WNBA

Aug 25 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  basketball dapper labs laliga nba nft

Dapper Labs and their Flow blockchain product have gained substantial ground this year. This week, Dapper is teeing up for more sports IP to come to life. The company is adding WNBA rosters to their Top Shot product beginning this week. Additionally, reports have surfaced that Dapper Labs has partnered with one of the most popular sports leagues on the planet in LaLiga....

Jul 01 2021

StormX Lands NBA’s First Crypto Jersey Patch Partner

The Portland Trail Blazers may not been headed to the NBA Finals this month. However, there is change in the air for the team lately; the Trail Blazers recently hired former NBA player Chauncey Billups as head coach, and now they've landed the first crypto jersey patch partner in the league with platform StormX....

Jun 22 2021

The First Pro Sports League In North America To Pay Athletes In BTC Is Here

Jun 22 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  basketball bitbuy bitcoin canada canadian

Canada might not be known for crypto, or for basketball, but recent news could be changing that. The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) is becoming the first professional sports league in North America to adopt bitcoin as a method of payment for player salaries. The move is part of a league partnership with Canadian crypto platform Bitbuy, who will process the transactions....

May 28 2021

NBA’s Spencer Dinwiddie: Celsius Partnership & Creator Crypto App

May 28 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins app basketball bitcoin blockchain

NBA athlete Spencer Dinwiddie is one of the most outspoken blockchain advocates in the league. While the Brooklyn Nets guard has been dealing with an injury for a good portion of the basketball season, it's not slowing his entrepreneurial efforts in crypto. Two major headlines for Dinwiddie's work in crypto hit the newswire this week - a partnership with Celsius, and new developments...

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