Tag: nba

Feb 23 2023

NBA Top Shot Ruling Is ‘Net Positive’ For Ripple, Here’s Why

Feb 23 2023 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  nba ripple sec top shot xrp

Yesterday's ruling by a U.S. District Judge on Dapper Labs' motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that NBA Top Shot NFTs are an unregistered security may have a "net positive" impact on Ripple's case against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. At least that's what James "MetaLawMan" Murphy, an...

Feb 21 2023

NBA’s Detroit Pistons Pair With RareCircles For New NFT Launch

Feb 21 2023 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  basketball culture detroit ethusd nba

The NBA's Detroit Pistons made a splash at the trade deadline, securing 2020's #2 draft pick James Wiseman as part of a 4-team trade. Wiseman had a nice showing in his Pistons' debut, and now the team is back with a new announcement over the NBA All-Star break, pairing with NFT platform RareCircles for a new digital fan engagement activation. RareCircles and the...

Feb 17 2023

NBA Legend Paul Pierce Settles With SEC Over EthereumMAX Scandal

Crypto regulations deepen as regulators continue to announce actions against the crypto industry. Today, the NBA Hall of Fame player Paul Pierce settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over charges of unlawful touting digital asset EthereumMax, which the regulator considers a ‘crypto...

Sep 30 2022

Portland Trail Blazers Cut Jersey Patch Partner Deal With Staking Firm StormX

Sep 30 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins basketball nba sport sports

Amidst CeFi chaos, it's been a relatively quiet year for Seattle-based staking platform, StormX. Despite signing a multi-year deal jersey patch sponsorship with the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers last year, that deal has come to a close according to the team on Friday. StormX is yet to comment on the matter. Let's review the brief details that we're hearing through the wire in...

Sep 08 2022

Sorare Partners With NBA as Its Official NFT Fantasy Game Partner

Sorare, a French startup focused on building NFT-powered fantasy sports games, has inked a deal with the National Basketball Association (NBA), becoming the association’s “Official NFT Fantasy Partner”.

Sorare to Launch the First NFT-based Fantasy Basketball Game with NBA

Sep 08 2022 Published at CryptoTicker under tags  altcoin basketball crypto nba nft

-- SorareNBA (@SorareNBA) The first NFT-based fantasy basketball game. Sorare is a French Fintech startup that permits users to create their own digital Football teams. Launched in 2018, the firm first had the...

May 23 2022

Legendary Hall of Famer Magic Johnson to Release NFTs in Partnership with NBA Top Shot

May 23 2022 Published at Ethereum World News under tags  nba nba top shot nft nfts

Quick take: Earvin Magic Johnson is set to release his very first NFTs in partnership with NBA Top Spot. The NFTs with be in the form of an Anthology set reserved for iconic plays from NBA legends. Magic Johnson's NFTs will be available on June 7th and contain rare and spectacular moments of his career. The NFTs will be in 1,600 packs, each...

May 21 2022

Coinbase Sponsorship Draws Criticism From WNBA Fans Amid Market Collapse

Not everyone was thrilled by the news that Coinbase has teamed up with the WNBA. The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is one of America’s most popular sports leagues. Still, many basketball fans were upset about their league partnering with a crypto exchange company amid a market crash. Last October, the US crypto brokerage rapidly inking more sponsorships across pro sports became an...

Apr 16 2022

NBA’s New Discord Server Hints at Ethereum NFTs For the Playoffs

Summary: The NBA has launched a new Discord server to promote Web3 and NFTs ahead of the playoffs The National Basketball Association has also launched a Twitter feed solely dedicated to NFTs The NBA playoffs kick off today, and the Discord server will allow its first 10k members to add an Ethereum address by 5 pm ET to receive NFTs The National Basket...

Bitcoin Magazine Partners With NBA Stars For Ukrainian Relief

Bitcoin Magazine partnered with two NBA stars to drive humanitarian relief efforts for those affected by the Ukrainian conflict with a new “Shoe-R” code.Bitcoin Magazine is partnering with two Ukrainian NBA stars to raise funds for humanitarian efforts as a result of the war in Ukraine. The players will wear sneakers displaying a “Shoe-R”, which is a scannable QR code that takes...

Apr 14 2022

Bitrefill Partners With NBA Star For Bitcoin Smart Sneakers

Bitrefill partners with Spencer Dinwiddie to launch a smart sneaker capable of displaying the BTC price in real time with a node built into the shoe box.Bitrefill is partnering with NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie to launch Bitsneaks, a high-tech sneaker capable of displaying the real-time price of bitcoin. The sneakers have cellular internet connectivity with a 3G connection embedded into a...

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...

Dec 18 2021

Metaverse News: Decentraland (MANA) partners with NBA champion Stephen Curry

Dec 18 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  decentraland ethaud ethbkrw ethbrl ethbtc

The craze around virtual reality-based metaverse has started to make headlines in the mainstream, especially after Facebook's recent rebranding to meta. Now, the crypto market's leading metaverse project...

Dec 14 2021

Nov 16 2021

NBA Team Houston Rockets To Integrate Bitcoin Services, Be Paid In Bitcoin

NYDIG will enable bitcoin rewards and payment options for Houston Rockets fans and associates.The Houston Rockets have partnered with NYDIG in a sponsorship deal paid in bitcoin.NYDIG will become the franchise's official Bitcoin services provider and Bitcoin platform.The team will provide Bitcoin education programs for the community and bitcoin rewards and payment options for fans....

Nov 07 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Teams, leagues, and athletes across nearly every sports vertical you could think of are finding new partners with crypto firms. Each week, we bring a surface-level look at all things crypto and sports over the past seven days. Brooklyn Nets player Kevin Durant is forming a new investment vehicle. The UFC wants more, and is furthering their crypto relationships. And FTX is making...

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 25 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Oct 25 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  coinbase draftkings nba nft nifty gateway

This week kicked off with massive news in the world of sports and crypto. Some of the biggest names in both categories, Coinbase and the NBA, teamed up for a historic deal that put the sports league firmly in position to have a crypto partner for the first time ever. As usual, we're covering the latest in all the action across sports and...

Oct 21 2021

Coinbase becomes official partner of NBA as crypto goes mainstream

Oct 21 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption coinbase miami heat nba

Coinbase is now the official crypto platform to the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), according to an announcement made yesterday. Coinbase is now the official partner of NBA According to the announcement, the deal is geared towards increasing awareness...

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