Denver Nuggets NBA superstar Nikola Jokic’s 1/1 Unique card was successfully auctioned on the Sorare platform yesterday, and the final price was 36.65 ETH (approximately $73,400).
The sale was the sixth-largest NBA player card transaction ever recorded on the Sorare platform. Buyer @blockchainYNWA currently owns 11 unique NBA player cards, including Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis and Los Angeles Clippers’ Paul George.
The top five unique cards currently on Sorare are “Greek Freak” Giannis Antetokounmpo (113.888 ETH), Anthony Davis (48.888 ETH), LeBron James (44.9082 ETH), Luka Doncic (40.444 ETH) and Kevin Durant (36.1801 ETH).
The Sorare platform, which is gaining popularity among sports memorabilia collectors and investors, allows users to buy, sell and trade officially licensed digital player cards using blockchain technology. Each card represents a unique piece of digital art, verified on the blockchain, and can be used to participate in various fantasy football and basketball games on the platform.
The scarcity and uniqueness of these digital cards, combined with the growing demand for NBA and other sports-related digital assets, has resulted in huge transaction volumes and record prices on Sorare.
Known for his extraordinary skills as a versatile center and playmaker, Nikola Jokic has been a key player for the NBA’s Denver Nuggets. He was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2020-2021 season, becoming the first player in Nuggets history to receive this honor. Jokic’s presence on the court, and his growing popularity with fans, has translated into high demand for his digital player card on platforms like Sorare.
The recent sale of Jokic’s Unique card for 36.65 ETH reflects the growing interest and value associated with NBA player cards on the blockchain platform. Buyer @blockchainYNWA already owns multiple Unique cards from other NBA stars, a testament to the growing trend of digital asset investing in the sports memorabilia market.
The digital player card market is expected to continue to grow as the NBA and other sports leagues adopt blockchain technology and digital assets, and Sorare is at the forefront of this emerging trend.