Grand Rapids Drive followers and companions can now buy tickets, merchandise and sponsorships utilizing cryptocurrency.
The basketball group is accepting Bitcoin as its preliminary cryptocurrency. It’s a decentralized digital forex saved on the blockchain. Blockchain expertise permits every bitcoin to be distinctive whereas additionally validating every transaction with a novel blockchain distinction. The Drive are partnering with Opennode, a Bitcoin fee processor.
“Our crew is worked up to supply this chance to each followers and companions,” stated Steve Jbara, president and co-owner of the Grand Rapids Drive. “We now have watched as cryptocurrency — particularly Bitcoin — has soared in worth and recognition over the past a number of months, and we imagine it’s right here to remain. Our crew is able to work with crypto in our day by day operations.”
The Grand Rapids Drive is one among two groups within the NBA G League to simply accept crypto fee choices.
“Our group continues to develop, evolve and elevate,” Jbara stated. “This addition is one other thrilling announcement for the 2021-22 NBA G League season.”