DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Mavericks fan Isaiah Stone received the most important money prize ever provided by the group after hitting a half-court shot at Thursday night time’s recreation.
Stone walked away with $100,000 in Bitcoin throughout the on-court promotion courtesy of crypto buying and selling platform Voyager Digital.
Underneath proprietor Mark Cuban, the basketball franchise was one of many first within the NBA to just accept crypto funds for tickets and merchandise. The Mavs first began accepting Bitcoin in 2019. Then, in 2021, it expanded to incorporate the meme-based token, Dogecoin.
After Stone hit the shot, Mavs forward-guard Luka Doncic threw his palms up, smiling as the group went wild. It was an excellent night time for the group throughout, with Doncic scoring 10 of his game-high 25 factors within the fourth quarter because the Mavs beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-99, after some wild swings within the first half earlier than turning right into a back-and-forth recreation.
#MFFL, Isaiah Stone, simply received the LARGEST money prize ever hit for an on-court promotion on the Dallas Mavericks courtroom‼️
— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) October 29, 2021