This NBA Player Has Quietly Been a Member Of The BAYC Since September.
Updated: Feb 8
NBA player Hassan Whiteside has quietly been a Bored Ape Yacht Club member for two months according to the basketball player’s Opensea account.
Whiteside is not the most active NBA player on social media. Whiteside has made one post in the last year, according to his Twitter feed.
While Whiteside hasn’t tweeted much, the Jazz player has changed his profile photo to a bored ape.
Whiteside’s Twitter profile photo is now Bored Ape #3133. Bored Ape #3133 is a five trait red fur ape with a wool turtleneck, sunglasses and a bored mouth. Whiteside purchased his ape on September 3rd for 48.5 Eth, according to Opensea data.
Bored Ape #3133 isn’t the only BAYC NFT that the basketball player has in his Opensea wallet. Whiteside also previously purchased Bored Ape Kennel Club Dog #4201, Mutant Ape #2028 and Mutant Ape #2945.
Whiteside signed with the Utah Jazz this offseason and is looking to make a difference on a team that many think could win it all. The Bored Ape Gazette will continue to Follow Whiteside this season, along with all the BAYC members in the NBA.
Be sure to follow Whiteside on Twitter @youngwhiteside