NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has announced the launch of its collection of non-fungible tokens in collaboration with the Eternity Chain. Titled “Shaquille O’Neill: The Eras of Dominance Collection,” the collection will feature five different NFTs highlighting scenes from the four-time champion’s careers at the Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic and Miami Heat, and is available for purchase. will be available. 15 October. NFTs will run on Ethernity, a platform that has launched NFTs for athletes in the past, including the collection of recently retired boxer Manny Pacquiao.
coindesk reports That buyers of digital collectibles will also win additional benefits. These include the opportunity for a private video call with Shaquille O’Neal, a custom pair of shoes, and a dinner table reservation at one of his concerts.
Back in May, the athlete praised Ethernity on Twitter when Ethereum The Layer 2 platform launched Muhammad Ali’s collection of NFTs, possibly indicating a possible collaboration. talking to CNBC In early September, Shaquille O’Neill stated that he did not intend to venture into cryptocurrency Before having a clear understanding of how cryptocurrencies work. But O’Neill made his formal entry at the end of the month when he bought two Creature Worlds NFTs, one of which still has profile pictures of basketballers on Twitter.
In the meantime, Ethernity Chain is trying to add more athletes. NFT and inspire adoption. The marketplace platform launched NFT earlier this year with Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi in August this year under the collection labeled Mesiverse. That launch alone made and sold out around $3.2 million in sales in an hour.
The NFT market for basketball fans is actually quite extensive. For example, NBA Top Shot is an official blockchain-based platform launched in 2019 and is dedicated to sports fans who want to buy, sell and trade handpicked versions of exclusive, officially licensed video highlights .