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Kevin Durant, NBA Top Shot Present Curated “Game Recognize Game” Set

The first-of-its-kind drop, which arrives Feb. 3, includes six highlight Moments selected and narrated by KD himself.

Continuing their momentum from last week’s national ad campaign and KD Starter Pack drop, NBA Top Shot and Kevin Durant are collaborating on a brand new, player-curated set called “Game Recognize Game.” The first-of-its-kind set will be released in a new type of pack that will make premium NFT Moments more accessible to every user, Dapper Labs and Thirty Five Ventures’ Boardroom announced on Monday.

With Game Recognize Game, Durant makes history as the first athlete to curate a set of NBA Top Shot Moments. 

Featuring six plays, hand-picked and narrated by KD himself, the Moments will be released in a game-changing pack drop on Feb. 3. 

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In Boardroom’s NBA Top Shot 101 guide, we detailed how there were Common, Rare, and Legendary tiers of packs and Moments that vary in scarcity. The most accessible drops, Common Drops, have only featured Common Moments. For a limited time, that format is changing. In partnership with KD, NBA Top Shot will be combining multiple tiers of rarity in single-pack drops throughout February – starting with KD Certified Packs on Feb. 3.

In the KD Certified Packs, you’ll find not only Durant’s curated and narrated Moments, but also KD Moments spanning other Series 3 NBA Top Shot sets and an opportunity to get a Rare and/or Legendary Moment.

From now until February 10th, fans who have not yet joined NBA Top Shot can still get a free Durant Moment — narrated by KD himself — when they sign up for a Starter Pack by clicking here.

“Our focus has always been to bring fans closer to the best players they love and idolize, in the most authentic ways possible,” said Dave Feldman, Senior VP, Marketing at Dapper Labs. “Having Kevin Durant, one of the best players to ever touch a basketball, personally curate a set of some of his fellow superstars and their plays, and work with us to tell his story of the NBA landscape in this Game Recognize Game pack, connects fans with a legend in a way that’s never happened before. We’re excited for the launch of not just the Game Recognize Game set, which will include other top players in the future, but for NBA Top Shot’s amazing next step in our multi-year partnership with KD.”

The Moments in Game Recognize Game include highlights from Devin Booker, Stephen Curry, Anthony Edwards, Nikola Jokic, Donovan Mitchell, and Ja Morant. Shortly after the pack drop, NBA Top Shot will also launch a Challenge for users to collect Moments with KD’s own “Game Recognize Game” Moment as the challenge’s reward.

  • The Standard pack will cost $19 and include four Moments: Three Common Base Set Moments and One additional Moment from Common, Rare or Legendary. This pack tier is open to anyone on NBA Top Shot.
  • The Elite pack tier will cost $49 and include five Moments: Four Common Base Set Moments and one random Moment from either Common, Metallic Gold, or Holo Icon. The Elite pack is reserved for advanced NBA Top Shot fans.

For more details on how to qualify, head to the page by clicking here

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Shlomo Sprung
Shlomo Sprung
Shlomo Sprung is a Senior Staff Writer at Boardroom. He has more than a decade of experience in journalism, with past work appearing in Forbes, MLB.com, Awful Announcing, and The Sporting News. He graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2011, and his Twitter and Spotify addictions are well under control. Just ask him.