Kevin Wayne Durant, an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, and his VC firm, Thirty Five Ventures, have filed 26 trademark applications for THIRTY FIVE VENTURES, KEVIN DURANT, EASY MONEY, SLIM REAPER, THE ETCS signaling plans to enter the metaverse and the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
According to the filings, submitted to the USPTO on May 19, the company plans to provide:
- NFTs and NFT backed media;
- Crypto collectibles;
- NFT and Crypto marketplaces.
The news was shared earlier today via Twitter by trademark attorney Michael Kondoudis.
The NBA's Kevin Durant and his VC firm have filed 26 trademark applications for— Mike Kondoudis (@KondoudisLaw) May 24, 2022
▶️ THIRTY FIVE VENTURES
▶️ KEVIN DURANT
▶️ EASY MONEY
▶️ SLIM REAPER
▶️ THE ETCS
✅ NFTs + NFT backed media
✅ Crypto collectibles
✅ NFT + Crypto marketplaces#NFTs #Metaverse #Web3community pic.twitter.com/yFbVt46fnh
Kevin Durant is not the only basketball player who is intrigued by the idea of entering the metaverse and exploring NFTs.
HEIR, the company founded by Michael Jordan and his son Jeffrey Jordan, applied for a trademark for “6 RINGS,” as part of its entry into the metaverse.