Daryl Morey, the final supervisor of the Houston Rockets basketball staff, mentioned that he not too long ago purchased extra Bitcoin (BTC).
On Aug. 23, Morey tweeted “I simply purchased extra” in response a pro-Bitcoin tweet by Morgan Creek Digital Belongings co-founder Anthony Pompliano, who mentioned that Bitcoin permits buyers to keep away from the chaos of international markets.
Certainly, some commentators have urged that Bitcoin’s value can function an indicator of geopolitical turmoil and function a protected haven asset for people in economically or politically turbulent conditions.
Pompliano wrote that Morey ought to now be added to the lengthy checklist of celebrities, athletes and musicians which can be pro-Bitcoin.
Bitcoiners in skilled sports activities
As Cointelegraph Brasil reported earlier this month, Russel Okung, an NFL participant for the Los Angeles Chargers, is selling a sequence of native encounters meant to teach individuals on how Bitcoin works. Final week he tweeted that he could give away Chargers tickets to individuals coming to the “Bitcoin is_” convention in Los Angeles.
As Cointelegraph not too long ago reported, the Dallas Mavericks have turn out to be the second NBA staff to just accept Bitcoin as a method of fee for match tickets and merchandise. Introducing cryptocurrency fee choices purportedly grew to become a precedence for the staff when the staff proprietor, billionaire tech investor Mark Cuban, hinted at including crypto funds final 12 months.