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A Super Start to Series 3 🍿

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Featuring Spooky SZN, Top Shot Tip-Off, Fest?!, WNBA Catch-Up and More

Good Morning, NBA Top Shot Squad! Happy Tuesday — Hope you had an excellent weekend, and a big thanks to our man LG for filling in on the weekend Newsletter! Let’s get into all the action from the last few days:
P.S. — it’s spooky SZN, so I’ll be celebrating with some Halloween-themed GIFs to get us all in the right mindset throughout the month!
Some terrifying set names for Top Shot’s consideration:
  • Pumpkin Spiced Slams
  • Hobgoblin Handles
  • Spine-Tingling Strips
  • Cursed Crossovers
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Top Shot Tip Off 🏟
If you were around a few months ago, you’re probably aware that Top Shot knows how to provide fans with an epic experience. And it looks like Series 3 will aim to reach even higher in the IRL-space, with the festivities already kicking off on NBA’s opening day.
The details:
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🏆TIP OFF TAKEOVER🏆

How winners are chosen for Oct 19 in MIL:

SNAPSHOT
📸3x @Jrue_Holiday11 Finals Legendary Challenge Finishers
📸7x Holders of ALL @Bucks S2 Playoff Momes
📸7x Holders of @Bucks S2 Set

CONTESTS
🏅12x Showcase Challenge
🗣️9x Social Contest
📦1x Starter Pack https://t.co/OpwpJqepkO
Full details in the Top Shot blog. The pool of eligible collectors include several different groups, including challenge participants, set holders, the NLL and more. Speaking of challenge participants — completing the NBA Tip-Off Showcase Challenge will score a golden ticket for 12 lucky winners.
I like the wide variety of pools, rewarding different segments of collectors without forcing anyone into one path to earn rewards. Additionally, this is likely just the tip of the iceberg in terms of set/challenge utility. Can’t wait to see what goodies we see throughout Series 3!
Me, looking through my collection to see how I can possibly win a trip to opening night:
Another Fest? 🎊
What do we have here?
First Mint Fest was a banger — are we ready to run it back?
This tweet may mean something, it may mean nothing. NFA, DYOR.
WNBA Catch-Up ⛹️‍♀️
Last week was a WILD one, with some massive announcements (Run It Back, NFL x Dapper). Lost in the shuffle was some new updates to the WNBA collection, including the next drop in the set. Details on Thursday’s release:
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🚨WNBA BEST OF 2021: DROP #2🚨

🔹When: Oct 7
🔹Time: 11am PDT
🔹Packs: 75,000
🔹Collector Score: 10
🔹Price: $9

@WNBA TS Debuts from:
🏀Michaela Onyenwere
🏀Didi Richards
🏀DeWanna Bonner
🏀Napheesa Collier
🏀Kristi Toliver
🏀Natasha Cloud
🏀Kahleah Copper
📦30 Moments Total https://t.co/s3XYG5ssij
We also had the fifth WNBA Challenge expire yesterday, with 12,700 collectors scoring a Diamond DeShields Fandom moment ($24 low ask as of this writing).
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