The NBA and NBPA team up with Sorare to launch a free fantasy basketball game

The NBA and NBPA are joining Sorare in the first officially licensed NFT Fantasy Basketball game, which launches this fall! Register today at sorare.com/nba

New York The National Basketball Association (NBA), the National Basketball Association of Players (NBPA) and Sorari today announced a multi-year partnership that makes Sorare the official NFT Fantasy partner for the NBA. Sorare will release the first free and officially licensed collectible digital fantasy basketball game, which will be released this fall for the 2022-23 NBA season.

The game will provide fans with a new opportunity to interact with the league and compete through a unique fantasy gaming experience that provides users with the ability to create a collection of NFT-based digital collectibles that represent their favorite players and teams to earn points based on real-life performance of NBA players. As part of the partnership, Sorare will have the right to use the official NBA and team logos across its products.

“Our partnership with Sorare will give NBA fans a whole new way to interact with our teams and players,” said NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. “With Sorare’s emerging NFT fantasy platform, we see great opportunities to expand our community of fans and grow NBA basketball around the world.”

“Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world, and we are excited to bring fans even closer to their favorite teams and players through Sorare: NBA,” said Nicholas Julia, Sorare Co-Founder and CEO. “The National Basketball Association has been at the forefront of digital experiences and collectibles, and our game gives basketball fans the ultimate sports entertainment experience, where they can play as GM, own their game, and foster real-world connections.”

“Sorare has created an innovative gaming experience that creates a whole new way for fans around the world to interact with our players and learn more about them,” said Tamika Tremaglio, CEO of NBPA. “We are very excited about this partnership and the impact that Sorare will have on the growth of players and the game globally.”

The new gaming experience is based on Sorare’s 2 million registered users in 185 countries, including markets across Europe and Asia where the company is experiencing rapid growth in its soccer game. This represents Sorare’s third partnership with an American sports league, furthering the company’s expansion in the United States

The Sorare: A free NBA fantasy game that takes advantage of collectibles backed by non-fungible technology launches this fall. To register for the waiting list, visit sorare.com/NBA.

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