Tag: NBA Top Shot

Challenges have become a key aspect of the NBA Top Shot collecting experience, even more so during the 2021 playoffs. (Image: NBATopShot.com)

NBA Top Shot Blankets Playoffs with Packs, Moments, Challenges

The NBA playoffs have produced a laundry list of upsets, buzzer-beaters, and memorable moments leading up to the Finals. That’s given NBA Top Shot plenty of material to work with throughout the playoffs, and more than a few opportunities to try out some new ideas as the NFT platform continues […]

Sports NFTs are broadly dropping in price, but some products – like Topps MLB Premium Packs – are managing to hold their ground rather well. (Image: AtomicHub)

Sports NFTs Suffer in the Wake of Falling Crypto Prices

The price of Bitcoin fell from a high of more than $63,000 in mid-April to a low of less than $32,000 at various times in June. Ethereum peaked at over $4,100, only to fall to under $1,800 on Saturday. And while cryptocurrency prices have begun to rebound, the damage seems […]

A variety of NFTs are for sale on the AtomicHub digital marketplace. (Image: AtomicHub)

The NFT Bubble May Have Broken, but Sports Collectibles Show Some Resilience

Anyone closely following the NFT space has noticed that the market has cooled in recent weeks following a burst of interest in non-fungible tokens earlier this spring. But a recent story by Protos examined just how far interest in these products, including some sports NFTs, has actually fallen. According to […]

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have experienced dramatic price drops in recent days, impacting the prices of sports NFTs like Topps MLB as well. (Image: Dado Ruvic/Reuters)

Cryptocurrency Plunge Sends WAX, Topps MLB NFT Prices Tumbling

Over the past week, cryptocurrency prices have dropped significantly. As of Monday afternoon, Bitcoin had fallen nearly 27% over the last seven days, while Ethereum fell 19% over the same period. Smaller cryptocurrencies also felt the pinch, and that meant falling prices for Topps MLB NFTs as well. WAX, the […]

NBA Top Shot offers a dynamic, integrated website for users, while the Topps MLB sports NFTs require a bit more crypto knowledge to fully enjoy. (Image: NBATopShot.com)

Sports NFTs: Comparing NBA Top Shot to Topps MLB Collectibles

When it comes to sports NFTs, there are two names dominating the discussion right now: NBA Top Shot and Topps. Those who follow soccer know Sorare has also made a splash, and teams like the Golden State Warriors are beginning to enter the space as well. But in the United […]

NBA Top Shot moment prices have dropped precipitously in recent weeks, but each pack still contains value for buyers. (Image: NBA Top Shot)

NBA Top Shot: Is the Era of Free Money Over for Investors?

By any objective measure, prices for NBA Top Shot moments are still high. As I’ve talked about before, opening a new pack still guarantees investors a profit, something that can rarely be said about sealed product for physical collectibles. But there’s no doubt that prices on the Top Shot marketplace […]

NBA Top Shot has made waves in the collectibles community, with some early, limited-edition moments selling for outrageous prices. (Image: NBA Top Shot)

NBA Top Shot: Welcome to the Wild World of Digital Basketball Collectibles

If you’re interested in basketball, blockchains, or have simply been on the internet in the last two months, you’ve almost certainly heard of NBA Top Shot. Simply put, it’s a site that produces licensed digital collectibles that are akin to virtual basketball cards. But that one-sentence description doesn’t begin to […]