From the dominance of NBA Top Shot to Sorare’s partnership with the MLB, the intersection of NFTs and sports has been rich with innovation these past few years. While there’s many ways to monetize the new technology, many athletes are approaching NFTs from a personal enjoyment stance.
In many ways, NFTs are the evolution of art collecting from the physical world to the digital world. Instead of hanging pieces on their living room walls, athletes are showing off expensive art purchases through Twitter and other social media platforms. Here’s an abbreviated list of some professional athletes who enjoy collecting NFTs.