June 7, 2022
In case you missed it, ALT shared some big news last week. ALT Mint is coming. Just another way we’re evolving collecting to add a new level of utility and liquidity to your investments. Find out more at ALT.xyz/mint
And now on with the news(letter).
It’s official. LeBron James is the first-ever active NBA Player to become a Billionaire, joining Michael Jordan (who joined the $1B club as a Hornets-owning retiree) as the only hoopsters on the list.
We’re just about halfway between the Super Bowl and the start of the 2022 NFL season, but last week finally saw the release of 2021 Panini Prizm Football. And while you’re busy tracking down cards from one of the hottest rookie classes in recent history, take a look at this list of the most iconic cards from every NFL team.
Four For Fore
Last week, four of the NFL’s top QBs teamed up to play a little two-on-two action with vets Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers beating (relative) youngsters Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen. Putts, trash talk and some classic Charles Barkley quotes ensued. What more could you want?
Hot & Old
As the alternative asset space heats up, more and more items are becoming sought-after collectables. Cards and video games, duh. But your old walkman and Tamagotchi? See what else made this list of retro tech making noise.
Whole Lotta Poké
Ever wondered which Pokémon cards are the 10 most expensive ever auctioned? Here’s a handy list.
The Champions League season recently came to an end, and whether you’re looking to revisit the best moments of the season, or wonder what all the fuss was about, here’s a list of 10 lovable things that happened.
Ridiculously Nice Kicks
Think NFTs have had killer ROI in the last year? Prepare to say OMG, as sneakers have been even stronger, with select Nikes having a resale premium of more than 145,000%.
Not Edible Tokens
Front Of House is a new group that just released restaurant-focused digital collectibles for tech-focused foodies. Surely the rewards will be delicious in more ways than one.
Louis x Virgil x Nike
In case you missed the Brooklyn exhibit featuring 47 styles of late design icon Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1’s, here’s a peek at some of the legendary kicks that were on display.
Is Apple getting into the NFT trading card game? Some people seem to think that’s the next step for their popular Memojis.
These Are the Assets You’re Looking For
You love Taco Tuesdays, but are you ready for Obi-Wan Wednesdays? Each week, Disney plans to drop new toys, clothes, comics and more in honor of the new Obi-Wan show on Disney+.