NBA Players Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala To Get Paid In Bitcoin


NBA players Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala will take a portion of their next salary in bitcoin and donate $1 million in BTC each to fans, the Golden State Warriors guard and guard-forward announced on Monday.

“I’m with bitcoin because I believe it’s the future of money,” Thompson said in an announcement tweet on Jan. 10.


Thompson and Iguodala have partnered with Cash App, the money transmitting and bitcoin buying application owned by financial services company Block, led by Bitcoin bull Jack Dorsey and previously known as Square, to facilitate their salaries’ conversion. The app will also intermediate the donations, which are already live in the announcement tweets.



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