The Bored Ape Yacht Club has another pro basketball player member as New Orleans Pelicans star, Josh Hart joined early Monday morning.
At 1:20 a.m Eastern time, notable NFT collector Pranksy tweeted that he had just completed a deal with the NBA player.
“Done Deal,” Pransky tweeted. “ Lets wecole NBA star @Joshhart to the @BoredApeYC! In an Ape for ETH& signed Jersey& More deal!”
Minutes after Pranksy’s post, Hart changed his Twitter profile to his new ape and shouted out Pranksy.
“Shoutout to the big homie @PranksyNFT for hooking me up with my first @BoredApeYC,” Hart tweeted.
Hart purchased his Bored Ape from Pranksy for 2 ETH, according to the Opensea records.
The Bored Ape Gazette reached out to both Pranksy and Hart for comment on the deal but both did not get a reply by the time of this articles publication.
As news broke of Hart joining the BAYC, many Bored Apes sent out tweets welcoming him to the club.
“Welcome Bro,” @RichVanger tweeted. “Changed your profile pic to your zombie as well!!! Def part of the #zombiefam.”