Good morning, NBA Top Shot community! Happy Tuesday — hope you had an excellent weekend! Let’s get into all the action from the last few days.

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Quick Hits 👊

🔹 New moments were minted on Monday night! The 30 are part of the MGLE set, which means we could see a rare pack drop coming in the near future. Check the thread below for full details ⬇️

🔹 Some fun developments over this weekend, including Top Shot featured on the NBA tickets page! Is the Dapper/NBA marketing machine revving its engines?

Market Movers 📊

Wondering how the Cool Cats 4 drop impacted the market over the past week? Check out this thread, with charts from _GregMurray:

In other news… A #ShamsBomb sent some ripples across the Top Shot market:

After what looked like a season-ending injury (and an end to Ball’s potential Rookie of the Year campaign), his early return puts him right back into the conversation for the award. With many speculating that Rookie of the Year badges will eventually come to the platform, the news led to a surge of transactions on his three moments.

LaMelo Ball bag holders re-entering the chat:

P.S. — Don’t forget who the Cool Cats Master Challenge reward is… 

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