The Hiroshima Dragonflies, are a professional basketball team based in Hiroshima, Japan, has announced the launch of its NFT marketplace ‘DfDunk’.
The blockchain-based platform will allow Hiroshima Dragonflies’ fans to buy, sell, and trade numbered versions of gameplay scenes, highlights, images, short movies and trading cards, etc.
Hiroshima Dragonflies Community Lead Giselle revealed:
“We aim to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with the community as a basketball club that everyone can enjoy together, regardless of generation, gender, or nationality. We also aim for the healthy development of young people, sports promotion, and regional revitalization.”
Hiroshima Dragonflies was likely inspired by the experience of NBA Top Shot, an NFT model established by the NBA.
History of Hiroshima Dragonflies
In October 2014 they commenced competing in the Western Conference of the Japanese National Basketball League. In September 2016 they joined the B.League, the NBL's successor league, and currently play in the first division's Western Conference.