If you are a daily follower of sports news, then you must have heard about the headlines that Philadelphia has managed to grab. Well, to be more exact, the Philadelphia 76ers have had a lot of headlines to grab with their star players and coaches for a period of time or so. However, this month they have even better news to share with everyone. The organization has announced this week that they will launch a Legacy NFT Collection, for the first time. In fact, they have got into a partnership with their official jersey patch sponsor ‘Crypto.com’ for various reasons.
So, this is indeed big news for the supporters of NBA Philadelphia. If you are looking to get more information on this matter then you are at the right place for sure. In this article, we will share everything about this incident and how important it can be.
We know that NFT or what we also know as the non-fungible token is a unit of data that we store on a digital ledger or blockchain. So, it certifies that a digital asset is unique and cannot be interchanged by any means. Therefore, you can use this non-fungible token to represent collectible items like audio, video, photos, and similar types of digital files.
So, the Sixers this week has unveiled the first of these 13 drops within the collection in their official patch sponsor’s website Crypto.com.
What Did The President of The Business Operations For Sixers Said on This Matter?
So, we know that it’s Chris Heck, who’s the president of the business operations for the sixers of Philadelphia. He has said that each of the collectibles will coincide with an amazing moment in ‘Spectrum-era franchise history’. In other words, the drops will coincide with each of the team’s thirteen spirits of 76 for sure.
Heck, said on 76er’s success, “NFTs are an exciting new collectible space and one through which we’ll pay homage to great moments in franchise history.”
The First Drop in The Spectrum Arena
On this note, it’s worth mentioning that the fans of 76ers are going to love the first of the 13 drops at Spectrum Arena. In fact, it celebrates the inaugural game at this Spectrum Arena that was played in the year 1967, 18th Oct. The NBA Philadelphia Sixers after winning the NBA championship for the 1966-67s season moved the home games from the Civic center to the spectrum in South Philadelphia. So, the team Sixers won their first game at this new ground. They defeated Los Angeles Lakers 103-87 in an amazing game in front of a large 9k crowd.
The Legacy of The Sixers: How does NFT Commemorate This Legacy?
Well, it’s certainly amazing that each of these NFT showcases one of the 13 commemorative tickets. It was the famous Brazilian Artist Black Madre who designed and animated these things.
If we follow the sources, then we can break down the legacy of this collection into three tiers and all of them are rare: Original, Banner, and Signature. So, are you feeling excited to know what’s in the bag for 76er? Well, all the drops will have one original series. Moreover, there will be 49 mystery packs and a total of 50 collectibles per drop.
These packs will also generate at random and each of them includes one piece of collectible art. They would be either of the banner series or of the signature series, depending on your luck. Moreover, you can also virtually unwrap them or keep them or trade them on the Crypto marketplace if you wish to.
Furthermore, it’s also worth mentioning that the Original series will be one of the one-of-one auction items and it will be available for about 48 hours following each drop. The winning bidders will get amazing deals such as fan access, 76ers memorabilia, and of course, awesome experience.
76ers Legacy 01: "The Debut".— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) November 3, 2021
The Philadelphia 76ers announce the launch of the team’s first-ever Legacy NFT Collection, in partnership with Official Jersey Patch Sponsor @CryptoCom.
The Gifts & More
So, we have already discussed a few things that the lucky bidders will get. In addition to that, the Original series collectors will also experience an ultimate fan experience for two at the 76ers training complex in Camden. To elaborate, the team’s chef will prepare special lunch for them and also arrange special meet & greet opportunities. In addition, they will also get an exclusive opportunity to see the Sixers in action at practice.
Furthermore, those who have purchased NFT will also get a gift package. In addition, it will also include an original piece of the Spectrum court and the jersey.
So, what happens if a collector is able to collect all 13 Banner series NFTs? Well, then they will have the right to redeem a few things. For example, they will get an original piece of the spectrum court and a custom jersey. Moreover, they will also get a nice massage from a 76ers legend. In addition, they will also get VIP access to the Sixer’s event.
So, if you are a fan of the 76ers then it must be great news for you. Moreover, a portion of the proceeds generated from the collection sales will largely benefit the Youth Foundation of Sixers.