When a major announcement was made last month about NFTSTAR's exclusive license agreement with two-time NBA MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and his three brothers, Thanasis, Kostas and Alex, it was applauded largely by the members of the tech community who are also sports lovers.
Giannis recent NFT deal is just another win for tech in the world of sports
NFTSTAR will now partner with the Antetokuounmpos to trade NFTs
The deal meant that NFTSTAR will now develop, sell, and trade NFT collections authorized by the Antetokounmpo brothers, and the brothers will become global ambassadors and shareholders of The9 Limited and NFTSTAR which will launch officially on December 17.
This move comes after the tech company's previous partnership with global sports athletes like PSG star Neymar Jr, Real Madrid legend; Luis Figo and Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-Min as well as NFL star Christian McCaffrey.
The tech company's deal with the Milwaukee Buck's continues the growing trend of athletes delving into tech and how much of an influence the Greek superstar has in Basketball.
NFTs seems to have garnered a lot of interest around the world ever since it's arrival in the blockchain space since 2017.
It had not been fully understood but only crept back into the scene at a much higher value gaining prominence among multi tech spaces so much so digital artists are earning at an incredible rate on the NFT market and what's even more interesting is that you don't have to be a digital artist to invest in it as it's a global means of earning income once you invest in it.
Already, Tech had since entered the world of sports and had been met with a lot of controversies over the past couple of years ; most notably with VAR in football which till today is still being debated on especially involving how it affects match results.
And it had also seen a couple of other global sports stars such as five time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo who became the first footballer to be paid in bitcoin earlier this year and get aquainted with Cryptocurrency as well as NFL superstar Odell Beckham. Jr who announced last month on social media that his next salary would be paid in the digital currency.