4-time NBA champion and serial entrepreneur Shaquille O’Neal is releasing his personal assortment of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in partnership with Ethernity Chain, the corporate introduced Monday.
The discharge, titled “Shaquille O’Neal: The Eras of Dominance Assortment,” will run on Ethernity, an Ethereum layer 2, and will likely be out there for buy on Oct. 15.
The gathering options 5 completely different NFTs depicting scenes from three of the cities O’Neal performed in throughout his profession – Los Angeles, Orlando and Miami.
Consumers will likely be entered to win a pair of customized measurement 22 footwear and a private video name with O’Neal himself, in addition to a dinner desk at O’Neal’s music pageant.
Ethernity has beforehand launched athlete-partnered NFT collections with NFL working again Ezekiel Elliot and famed boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao.
After telling CNBC in September that he’s ready to “get a full understanding of what [cryptocurrency] is” earlier than investing, O’Neal made his foray into the NFT house final week when he bought two Creature World NFTs, making one his profile image on Twitter.
In late August, Warriors level guard Steph Curry bought a Bored Ape Yacht Membership NFT for 55 ETH and used it as his Twitter avatar.
Again in Might, Shaq did give a shoutout to Ethernity’s Muhammad Ali drop, in a doable prelude to his present tie-up.
— SHAQ (@SHAQ) Might 1, 2021