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NBA Top Shot Weekly Summary (Week of 5/3/21)

What a huge week for community and giving. Let's recap:


May 3, 2021 (Monday)

  • I celebrated my birthday and got filled with so much love from and for the community! Read more about my thoughts here. @StephSutto planned such a fun and epic birthday bash on stream. Watch the replay here and learn more about me via a game of Kahoot!

  • Top Shot dropped the Hustle & Show packs.

  • Hustle & Show Challenge 1 went live for a Giannis reward. Hustle & Show moments needed to complete the challenge include those for: Bazemore, Caruso, Chiozza, Smart, Sexton, Hampton, Gober, and Bey. The total cost to complete the challenge is currently $251.

  • Some players had their current 35k CC Moments turn LE as new 35k CC base sets moments were minted for them. Full list here:


May 4, 2021 (Tuesday)

  • Base Pack Release 33 reservations started and was set to end on Wednesday, May 5 at 9 AM PDT. The reserved packs can be purchased from May 7 at 11AM PDT to May 8 at 5PM PDT. Read more about pack reservations here.

  • Top Shot held Office Hours. View the notes from this @TheFirstMint Twitter thread here.


May 5, 2021 (Wednesday)

  • Base Pack Release 34 reservations started and was set to end on Wednesday, May 12 at 9 AM PDT. The reserved packs can be purchased from May 14 at 11AM PDT to May 17 at 11AM PDT. Read more about pack reservations here.

  • Top Shot reached new records with over 1M registered users. More from @BennyGiang's Twitter post:


May 6, 2021 (Thursday)

  • MGLE Challenge 26 for a DeRozan reward went live. Moments needed to complete the challenge include the MGLE Moments for: McConnell, Carter-Williams, Valančiūnas, DiVicenzo, Hart, Beasley, Ibaka, Oubre Jr., and MPJ. The total cost to complete the challenge is currently $1,825.

  • A couple more 35k CC Moments turned LE as new 35K CC Moments were minted for the following players:

  • Jacob announced that there will be no new Cool Cats challenge this week and hinted at a challenge twist to be revealed next week.


May 7, 2021 (Friday)


May 8, 2021 (Saturday)

  • @StephSutto, along with Cody Zeller and other members of the community (me included!) held a charity stream to raise funds for USO. The community raised over $1,500 in cash and $15,000 in Moments. Learn more about the campaign here. Missed the stream? Watch it here.


May 9, 2021 (Sunday)

  • Top Shot announced the Throwdown pack to be dropped on Monday, May 10 at 2PM PDT. Requirements? A collector score of 220!

  • Top Shot released Collector Score -- a new experimental system for pack drop requirements. Read more in the blog here.


Before you go, here's some market info:

As of May 9, at 9:43pm, for the first time since I've started writing this blog, NBA Top Shot has fallen to the third spot in Crypto Collectible sales volumes, behind Meebits and CryptoPunks. Top Shot made $12.2M in sales--a 28.71% decrease from last week's--with over 65,000 buyers and 388,000 transactions. Data from cryptoslam.io.


...and a content spotlight:

@jennifer_sutto talks about some things that can get you banned from Top Shot. Learn more about what those are in this informative video:


Until next week! Holler on Twitter @topshotnoobie.

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