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NBA Top Shot Weekly Summary (Week of 4/5/21)

We've seen a lot of the challenges end this week, with the remaining ones ending today. Last week on Top Shot started pretty chill, but ended with a bang. Let's recap.


April 5, 2021 (Monday)

  • MGLE Challenge 21 for Booker has ended with 173 collectors completing the challenge. Current lowest ask for the Booker reward is $4,200.

  • MGLE Challenge 22 for a Christian Wood reward went live and is ending within the hour! To complete this challenge, users need to collect the MGLEs for Bogdanović, Drummond, Bol Bol, Curry, Edwards, Zion, Robinson, Bazley, and Simmons.

  • Cool Cats Challenge 3 has ended with 6,751 completing the challenge. Lowest ask for the Jokić reward is $140.

  • Seeing Stars Challenge 2 has ended with 4,567 collectors completing the challenge. Current lowest ask for the LBJ reward is $674.

  • Challenge rewards will now be distinguished in collection and marketplace by a red star.


April 6, 2021 (Tuesday)

  • Rising Stars Challenge 2 reward for a Zion Williamson Moment has been distributed to the 802 users who completed the challenge. The current lowest ask for the reward is $1,200.


April 7, 2021 (Wednesday)

  • Top Shot underwent maintenance for almost a full day

  • Top Shot held office hours (now twice a week!). Missed it? Listen to the audio here.


April 8, 2021 (Thursday)

  • Gifting is back with new requirements! A brief summary: collectors should have at least 20 Moments, had their first NBA Top Shot transaction at least 30 days prior, and held the Moment for at least 7 days. Read more about the updates here.


April 9, 2021 (Friday)

  • Top Shot held the second Office Hours for the week. Missed it? Listen to the audio here.

  • Surprise! Pre-order packs were delivered to all collectors, a whole week or so in advance of the expected delivery date. On that note, I created a Youtube video of my pre-order pack opening!


April 10, 2021 (Saturday)

  • Top Shot released Community Roundup #10 talking about FAQs from the community and highlighting an avid collector. Read the whole post here.

  • Top Shot posted Dev Diary #10 talking about all the new features on the website. Read the diary here.


April 11, 2021 (Sunday)

  • The Holo Drop is here! Top Shot announced the drop for the Holo Icon to be on April 12 at 1 PM PDT. The drop came with new requirements. Collectors need to have held at least: 15 Moments OR 2 rare Moments OR or 1 legendary Moment at the time of the snapshot. Some collectors also qualify if they have spent at least $999 in the marketplace AND have 1 moment in their collection.

  • Top Shot introduced Rebound Packs! If you queue for the Legendary drop and do not get a Legendary pack, you may still have a chance at purchasing a base pack.

  • Top Shot announced the new Showcase Contest! Most collectors should have a chance to at least win a $20 Dapper credit by obtaining 20 Showcase likes. The Top 50 showcases will get 1 Early Adopters Pack, the Top 10 will get 1 Rising Stars pack, and the Top 3 (chose by Top Shot) will get 1 Holo Icon pack. Collectors can start creating and liking showcases for the contest at 12 PM PDT on April 12. Read more about the rules here. Read about how to create showcases on my blog here.


Before you go, here's some market info:

As of April 12, at 9:53am, for the first time since I started these recaps, NBA Top Shot has been superseded by CryptoPunks in Crypto Collectible sales volume this past week. Top Shot made $15.4M in sales--a 45.25% decrease from last week's--with over 45,000 buyers and 192,000 transactions. Data from cryptoslam.io.


...and a content spotlight:

Very relevant and hot-off-the-press: @Taylor_Stein breaks down his price predictions for the Holo Icon pack moments. Read the full article here.

Until next week! Holler on Twitter @topshotnoobie.

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