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NBA Top Shot 'Moment' E-Cards And The NFT Movement

You could argue that there are few activities more tactile than collecting sports cards. You take that tightly wrapped pack of sports cards, rip it open, pop that stale gum in your mouth, and leaf through a new set of cards.

That said, the next big thing in trading cards does not resemble that experience in the slightest. It’s part of the new NFT, or Non-Fungible Token, movement.

The Texas Standard’s Michael Marks explains.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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