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NBA Top Shot Weekly Summary (Week of 6/7/2021)

Updated: Jul 11

Last week on Top Shot was filled with new features, packs, updates, and even some drama. Let's recap all you need to know before coming into this new week.


June 7, 2021 (Monday)

  • Top Shot dropped the Premium Pack S2 (Drop 3) at 3pm PDT. Over 19.5k collectors qualified and queued for this very-discounted drop. Those who weren't able to purchase one of the 5,346 packs were given a chance to purchase a rebound base pack.

  • Throwdowns S2 Challenge 5 for a Zach LaVine reward went live. Moments required to complete the challenge are the Throwdowns Moments for Sumner, Nurkić, Robinson, Bamba, Porziņģis, Caruso, Okoro, Martin Jr., and Westbrook. Total cost to complete the challenge as of 6/13/2021 is $882. The challenge ends on 6/14/2021 at 10am PDT.


June 8, 2021 (Tuesday)

  • Top Shot introduced Moment Tracker, a new way to visualize Moments distribution. You can now see how many of a particular Moment is owned by collectors, hidden in packs, or still up for future distribution in the Moment's purchase page.


June 10, 2021 (Thursday)

  • Top Shot announced the Holo Icon Drop. The drop will be on June 17 at 2pm PDT, and will cost $230. The kicker? The Collector Score needed to qualify is 7,500.

  • Top Shot introduced new bonuses to help increase Collector Score for the Holo Icon drop. Aside from Marketplace spend and Nine Lives Lounge bonuses, the new bonuses include the Set Completion, Series Team, Full Team, and Challenge Completion + Reward Owned bonuses. Learn more in this blog.


June 11, 2021 (Friday)

  • The Season 2 Release 1 Playoff packs queue opened to everyone who reserved one.

  • 2021 NBA Playoffs Challenge 1 went live for a Trae Young reward. Moments required to complete the challenge are the the Playoffs Moments for Toppin, Capela, Collins, and Barrett, and the S2 Base Set Moments for Rose, Randle, Huerter, and Bogdanović. Current cost of the set as of 6/13/2021 is $334. The challenge ends on 6/14/2021 at 10am PDT.

  • 2021 NBA Playoffs Challenge 2 went live for a Paul George reward. Moments required to complete the challenge are the the Playoffs Moments for Porziņģis, Jackson, Leonard, and Dončić, and the S2 Base Moments for Hardaway Jr, Brunson, Morris, and Beverley. Current cost of the set as of 6/13/2021 is $291. The challenge ends on 6/14/2021 at 10am PDT.

  • @Taylor_Stein posted a blog regarding the cheapest way to complete a set and increase collector scores, and shared some spicy discoveries on some bottleneck Moments and their owner.


June 13, 2021 (Sunday)

  • The Ladies Night crew returned with a new guest -- @topshotswickie! We talked hats, NFTs, Top Shot, and everything else in between. Missed it? Watch the recap here.



Before you go, here's some market info:

Axie Infinity takes the lead this week! As of June 13, at 11:38pm, NBA Top Shot takes the second spot with another increase in sales volume from the week before, making $13M in sales--an 86% increase from last week's--with over 36,000 buyers and 544,000 transactions. Data from cryptoslam.io.


...and a content spotlight:

This week's spotlight is on this very useful Google Doc from Top Shot for everyone trying to collect bonuses to increase their scores. Included in the spreadsheet are Player Checklists, Players List by Team, Full Players List by Series, and Unique Players Per Team.

Until next week! Holler on Twitter @topshotnoobie.

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