• The creator of CryptoKitties has teamed up with the NBA (via Shutterstock).
    Ethereum,  Technology

    NBA, CryptoKitties creator team up

    Basketball-themed digital collectables, gaming will bring hoops stars onto the blockchain

    The company behind viral blockchain hit CryptoKitties has signed a deal with the NBA to create basketball-themed digital collectables.

  • Bitcoin,  Ethereum,  Innovators,  People

    You’ll be able to buy NBA tickets with bitcoin next season

    Any team you want, as long as that team is the Dallas Mavericks

    Serial entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban tickled the crypto community at a time when many could use a laugh: on Monday night, Cuban revealed that Mavericks fans will be able to buy their tickets with bitcoin starting next season, October of this year. It’s hard to say how premeditated this decision is when word is coming via Cuban’s Twitter account. A pseudonymous crypto-trader persona named Batman Cash asked the A-list reality TV and business star,  “Mark, when will I be able to purchase Mavs tickets with bitcoin?” Cuban’s response was quickly to the point: “Next season.” He clarified things in a later comment to CoinDesk: “We will be…