July 22, 2024

Basketball fans will be able to track NBA collectibles using blockchain technology

Basketball fans will be able to track NBA collectibles using blockchain technology

Basketball fans will soon be able to purchase or trade digital itemsNational Basketball Association (NBA) collectibles on the blockchain.

The NBA, in partnership with the National Basketball Players Association and the creator of CryptoKitties, Dapper Labs, intends to launch a blockchain platform called NBA Top Shot.

A new project scheduled to launch onfall, will offer digital collectibles such as the "3-D Kevin Durant Snapshot" or the "Joel Embassy Dunk" for sale. In addition to commerce, users will be able to track the results of the games of the new season, which begins in 2020.

Please note that Kathy Tedman, Head of Departmentmarketing at Dapper Labs, claims the new service will be much broader than CryptoKitties and is not going to be limited only to “cat collecting”. The new platform will bring together sports, entertainment and television.