With a win in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again. The series win marked the Warriors’ fourth since 2014-15 and a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT holder. Another teammate, who owns a Bored Ape, became an NBA champion for the first time.
What happened: The Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 103-90 Thursday night to win the NBA Finals four games to two in the best-of-seven series. The games aired on ABC, a unit of The Walt Disney Company SAY.
Two Warriors members own the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs, one of the most prestigious and beloved NFT collections.
Steph Curry owns Bored Ape #7990, which he bought in August for 55 Ethereum ETH/USDor about $180,000 at the time.
Curry’s Bored Ape has the following traits, and the number of apes that have the same traits:
- Yellow background: 13% monkeys
- Tweed suit: 1%
- Zombie eyes: 3%
- Blue fur: 5%
- Bored mouth: 23%
Andre Wiggins has Bored Ape #8324, which has the following characteristics:
- New punk blue background: 12%
- Sleeveless logo t-shirt: 1%
- Bored eyes: 17%
- Gray fur: 5%
- Small smiling mouth: 3%
Wiggins bought his Bored Ape in December for 57 ETH.
Curry had 34 points, 7 assists and 7 rebounds
Wiggins had 18 points, 5 assists and 6 rebounds pic.twitter.com/4GqzFLomR7
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Why it matters: Curry joined the Bored Ape Yacht Club before claiming serums for Mutant Ape Yacht Club. Curry used his serum and now also holds a Mutant Ape Yacht Club and two claimed Otherdeed for Otherside NFTs.
Curry also owns Bored Ape Kennel Club #9538, which has cheetah fur and the appropriate basketball hoop trait.
Curry and Wiggins are among the large number of athletes and celebrities who own Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs. Earlier this year, the holder of Bored Ape Von Miller won a Super Bowl with the Los Angeles Rams, giving the Bored Ape community a Super Bowl winner and an NBA champion in the same year.
Curry wore Bored Ape products in the pregame of several NBA playoff games. Curry was also seen wearing a new product that will be available to holders of his own NFT collection from FTX, which paid tribute to his record 2,974 three-pointers made.
Curry scored 34 points in Game 6 and won NBA Finals MVP. During the NBA Playoffs, Curry averaged 27.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game.
Wiggins averaged 16.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game in the NBA playoffs.
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