Tag: nba

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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...

May 05 2021

Dogecoin Breaks Into Major League Baseball As Oakland Athletics Now Accepts It For Payments

Dogecoin's steady advance into the mainstream continued on Monday, with the Oakland Athletics baseball team announcing it would sell tickets for 100 units of the meme cryptocurrency. DOGE To The Moon The Oakland Athletics have joined the NBA's Dallas Mavericks by announcing today that they will...

Apr 28 2021

Golden State Warriors Become First Major League Team To Release NFTs

We’ve seen league-wide non-fungible tokens in sports through the likes of NBA Top Shot and Topps MLB, and we have seen athlete-owned NFT releases, including those from athletes like Rob Gronkowski, Patrick Mahomes, and Damian Lillard, among others. Now, we’re seeing the first professional sports team release of non-fungible tokens by way of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. The ‘Legacy NFT Collection’...

CEO Of Morton's, Bubba Gump Shrimp, Says Restaurants Will Start Accepting Bitcoin This Week

Apr 28 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business landry's nba payments

Tilman Fertitta, CEO of Landry’s, said that the vast majority of its restaurants will start accepting bitcoin, with some doing so this week.The chairman of Landry’s hospitality group, operator of restaurant chains like Morton’s steakhouses and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., said in a recent...

Apr 25 2021

Why Are Athletes Demanding To Be Paid In Bitcoin?

Apr 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture football nba nfl russell okung

What's factoring into the growing trend among professional athletes and sports teams to use bitcoin as a means of exchange?The Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA) recently made headlines when their owner Vivek Ranadive announced that in the near...

Apr 06 2021

Sacramento Kings to Offer Bitcoin Salaries to Players, Staff

Apr 06 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business nba sacramento kings

The NBA franchise is set to become the first major sports team to offer both players and staff the option to receive their salary in Bitcoin. Sacramento Kings Pivot to Bitcoin Sacramento Kings chairman Vivek Ranadive announced that he would now allow both his players and the staff to receive any part of their salary in Bitcoin. The official announcement should come out...

Mar 24 2021

FTX Exchange In Talks To Sponsor Miami’s NBA Stadium

Mar 24 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business ftx miami nba

As Miami seeks to position itself as the world’s Bitcoin hub, a cryptocurrency exchange is reportedly ready to sponsor its NBA stadium.The City of Miami is reportedly in the process of finalizing a deal with the FTX cryptocurrency exchange to sponsor the currently named AmericanAirlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat NBA...

Mar 12 2021

Dallas Mavericks Accepts Dogecoin, Mark Cuban Supports

In an unexpected move, Mark Cuban’s NBA team, the Dallas Mavericks, have announced its decision to start accepting Dogecoin as a means of payment for tickets and other club merchandise. In addition, Mark Cuban spoke of how he's having fun with Dogecoin during a recent interview. The Dallas Mavericks, via its official Twitter account,...

Dec 23 2020

Miami Heat’s Tyler Herro Lends Voiceover Chops to Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business dapper labs nba nfts sports

The Miami Heat's Tyler Herro is the first NBA player to provide a voiceover for a crypto game.

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