Stephen Curry partners with the sports apparel brand, Under Armour, to launch ‘Genesis Curry Flow’ Non-Fungible Token(NFT) in 3 different Metaverse platforms.
The star point guard of The Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA), has launched a new NFT collection, portraits of himself, on 17 December 2021. These NFTs were launched as a residuum of his record-breaking 3-pointer in last week’s game at Madison Square Garden; this was in the honor of all the 2,974 3-pointers he has converted throughout. With this 3-pointer shot, he broke the record of the NBA legend, Ray Allen who had a previous mark of 2,973 converted 3-pointers.
In an interview with ESPN, Stephen curry said,
“I’m truly grateful to be able to share this moment with all of the fans, the entire Bay Area community and everyone who has supported me throughout the years,”
Now, Stephen Curry has Partnered with Under Armour to drop 2,974 pairs of ground-shattering sneakers to commend his record-breaking shot.
According to sources, the collection will earmark the 2,974 NFTs which happen to be the exact digital copies of the ‘Curry Flow 9’ sneakers made by the sports apparel brand, Under Armour, that Curry wore when he broke the record.
Under Armour and Stephen Curry’s ‘Genesis Curry Flow’ NFT launched into Metaverse at 8 pm EST
Under Armour, the sports apparel brand that made the sneakers worn by Curry in his game on 14 December 2021, took to Twitter to announce the launch of the record-breaking sneakers’ NFT in the metaverse.
According to Under Armour, the Genesis Curry Flow NFT is the first wearable, multi-podium sneaker. These can be worn virtually, in various pixel styles, across three different metaverses, namely, Gala Games, Decentraland, and The Sandbox. The launch of this NFT marks Under Armour’s first step into the NFT world.