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NFT News: LeBron James to Enter the Metaverse

Jeff Pratt breaks down LeBron James’ plan to enter the metaverse after filing multiple trademark applications.

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LeBron James to Enter the Metaverse

Forget South Beach, LeBron James is taking his talents to the Metaverse.

As originally reported by trademark attorney Mike Kondoudis, the NBA superstar has filed to trademark the terms “LEBRON JAMES”, “LEBRON”, “CHOSEN1”, and “KING JAMES”.

According to the trademark filings, LeBron plans to launch NFT collections featuring his brand’s personal goods, such as shoes, clothing and more.

Besides the NFT drops, James will manufacture a variety of virtual experiences for users to enjoy, such as a virtual basketball court.

These trademark applications come weeks after James appeared in a Super Bowl commercial, implying his eventual intention to join the metaverse.

James is just the latest NBA star to launch a metaverse campaign as the concept becomes more mainstream.

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