Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala To Take Part Of Their Salaries In Bitcoin
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Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala To Take Part Of Their Salaries In Bitcoin

Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala just became the latest professional athletes to get paid in Bitcoin, joining others like Odell Beckham Jr. 

“I’m BACK and changing it up: excited to take part of my paycheck in bitcoin thanks to Cash App! I’m with bitcoin because I believe it’s the future of money,” Klay Thompson wrote on Twitter. “Plus I’m giving out $1M in btc with @andre right NOW. Just follow @CashApp + drop your $cashtag below w/ #PaidInBitcoin.”

His teammate Andre Iguodala echoes the same sentiment as Klay Thompson and adds that he, too, will receive a portion of his salary in Bitcoin. And, what’s more, is that the move marks a belief that Bitcoin will be here for the long haul. 

“I’m excited to announce I’m taking part of my salary in BITCOIN c/o Cash App! Bitcoin is the future & me and @klaythompson are both believers & to make bitcoin even more accessible to you, we’re giving out $1M worth of bitcoin back to fans TODAY. Drop your $cashtag w. #PaidInBitcoin & follow @CashApp right now,” Andre Iguodala wrote on Twitter.

According to the announcement on Twitter, not only will the Golden State Warriors players receive a portion of their paychecks in Bitcoin, but they will also be joining forces to give away $1 million in the cryptocurrency in partnership with Cash App.

Golden State Boys Are Sold On Bitcoin

The Bitcoin world is lighting a trail and the Golden State boys are front and center. As AfroTech previously told you, Stephen Curry has also taken a comfortable position in the crypto world. Stephen Curry partnered with cryptocurrency exchange FTX Trading Limited back in September 2021 to demystify the crypto space and prove to his fans that crypto is accessible.