Games will adopt blockchain in 2022 through esports and P2E models: Report

In the past, earning money as a result of game titles was only attainable by uploading gaming video clips on the web, streaming video game articles and participating in competitively by esports. But in 2021, lots of recognized that by means of blockchain, avid gamers can earn dollars merely by participating in.

This craze may possibly keep on in 2022 as enjoy-to-make (P2E) organization versions turn out to be much more designed and blockchain adoption in esports becomes additional mainstream. In a report published by gaming insight organization Newzoo, the agency predicts that P2E designs will come to be much more practical in 2022 as gaming organizations attempt to adopt blockchain.

“Publishers may well use blockchain technological innovation to aid much more protected and legitimized player-to-player buying and selling within a centralized activity setting.”

In addition, the want to diversify earning streams could lead esports corporations to flip to blockchain-primarily based earning mechanisms by employing nonfungible tokens. Since of this, new esports business designs involving blockchain know-how are starting off to arise and will have additional developments in 2022, according to Newzoo.

Apart from these, the report exhibits that metaverse-linked game titles may well also turn into far more common as youthful players proceed to recurrent present “proto-metaverse” video games, these as Roblox, Fortnite and Minecraft.

Newzoo also predicts that “the model gold hurry for digital real estate is only just starting.” As firms continue on to see the opportunity opportunities inside of metaverse video games, much more

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2022 NBA trade deadline: Sixers, Nets plan to discuss a Ben Simmons for James Harden deal, per report

It sounds as though the Philadelphia 76ers may not have to wait until the offseason to trade disgruntled star Ben Simmons after all. Recent reports suggested that the Sixers wanted to wait until more star players were available this summer before exploring a trade centered around Simmons, but The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported on Friday that the Brooklyn Nets are open to discussing a trade ahead of the deadline where James Harden would be sent to Philly in exchange for Simmons.

This is a reverse from recent reports suggesting that Brooklyn did not plan on listening to any trade offers for Harden leading up to the deadline. But according to Charania, there’s a sense of urgency within the Nets’ organization this season, as they view it as a “critical year in Kevin Durant’s prime.” This report comes at a time when the Nets aren’t playing their best basketball. Durant is currently sidelined with a sprained MCL, and during that time Brooklyn has gone just 2-7 and is currently on a six-game losing streak. 

The Nets view a potential Simmons-for-Harden swap as an opportunity to get Brooklyn more depth, with Seth Curry, Tyrese Maxey and Matisse Thybulle all being potential add-ons to the deal. However, the Sixers reportedly would not include Maxey in a deal for Harden, per CBS Sports’ Michael Kaskey-Blomain. Philadelphia has been resistant in the past to trade Maxey, most recently when the team looked to acquire Harden originally from the Rockets. But with Joel Embiid playing at an MVP-level again, and the Sixers climbing up to the No. 3 spot in the Eastern Conference with a 31-20 record, Philadelphia clearly wants to take advantage of this season and almost certainly will be a piece that the Nets ask for in any return for Harden.

Simmons has

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Rockets open to Russell Westbrook for John Wall trade, but for a heavy price, per report

The Los Angeles Lakers would probably love a do-over on the Russell Westbrook trade right about now. They are a disappointing 22-23 through 45 games due in large part to Westbrook’s disappointing season, and on Wednesday, he was benched for the final 3:52 of their loss to the Indiana Pacers. With the trade deadline approaching, the Lakers would happily listen to offers for their declining point guard, but very few teams even have the necessary matching salary to make a deal feasible. Fewer would be interested in acquiring a 33-year-old with declining athleticism and no 3-point shot. 

But there is one team that is open to acquiring Westbrook, according to Marc Stein, and it’s a team he’s pretty familiar with: the Houston Rockets. The Rockets are uniquely positioned to make a Westbrook trade because they employ a player that was already traded for Westbrook once before: John Wall. Wall and Westbrook have identical contracts. Both are making roughly $44 million this season and have player options for roughly $47 million next season. Wall hasn’t played at all for Houston this season, so it’s not as though Houston would be losing much in swapping him for Westbrook. It would, in essence, boil down to trading one veteran they aren’t using for another.

But that doesn’t mean the Rockets are going to do the Lakers any favors. According to Stein, they are seeking a hefty price: the Lakers’ 2027 first-round pick. That is the next available first-round pick the Lakers can trade due to restrictions involving the Stepien Rule and all of the first-rounders they gave away in the Anthony Davis deal. No current player on the Laker roster is under contract until 2027, meaning that pick could potentially be quite valuable. LeBron James will turn 43 in 2027 and will

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Technavio’s Tennis Apparel, Footwear and Accessories Market Report in the US by Distribution Channel, End-user, and Geography Segments

Vendor Landscape
The market structure is expected to remain fragmented during the forecast period. Vendors of the tennis apparel, footwear and accessories market are focused on deploying different strategies such as implementing innovative and offering unique designs and quality to cater to the demands of the customers to compete in the market.

adidas AG, Amer Sports Corp., ASICS Corp., Fila Holdings Corp., Lotto sport Italia Spa, New Balance Athletics Inc., Nike Inc., PUMA SE, The Gap Inc., Under Armour Inc. among others are some of the few key vendors competing to maintain their market position in the market.

Various players in the market are engaging in launching differentiated products to up their game in the tennis apparels, footwear and accessories industry. For instance, The Asics Corp. offers Solution Speed FF tennis footwear which is specially designed with advanced TWISTRUSS technology to enhance speed and agility during gameplay. Similarly, Nike Inc. has various Nike Pro tops, t-shirts, hoodies and pullovers and other accessories for football, basketball, golf. Skateboard and tennis.

View more about the market’s vendor landscape highlights with a comprehensive list of vendors and their offerings.

Key Market Segmentation

  • Segmentation by Product: 
  • Offline: 
  • The offline segment comprises of hypermarkets, supermarkets, departmental stores are the most popular and preferred channels for a wide range of sports products, this is one of the key factors driving the tennis apparels, footwear, and accessories market in the US during the forecast period.
  • The offline stores for sports products and accessories allow the consumers a proper assortment under a single roof. Moreover, factors such as discounts and other variety of offers enhance the shopping experience and encourage the consumers to buy the products offline. This also allows the offline retail channels to apply competitive pricing by offering discounts.
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    Global Licensed Sports Merchandise Market Report 2022: U.S. Market is Estimated at $5.4 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $4.1 Billion by 2026 | News

    DUBLIN, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Licensed Sports Merchandise – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com‘s offering.

    Global Licensed Sports Merchandise Market to Reach US$27.2 Billion by the Year 2026

    Global market for Licensed Sports Merchandise estimated at US$22.3 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$27.2 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 3.4% over the analysis period. Apparel & Footwear, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 4% CAGR to reach US$10.4 Billion by the end of the analysis period.

    After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Toys & Games segment is readjusted to a revised 3% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 22.2% share of the global Licensed Sports Merchandise market. Sports apparel & footwear represents the leading segment, driven by the huge population’s growing inclination towards routine and fitness workouts.

    Merchandise footwear licensed by celebrities such as LeBron James and Michael Jordan have gained increased popularity among urban consumers worldwide. The sports toys & accessories segment is anticipated to grow rapidly due to the advancements in technology like 3D printing in a range of sports accessories improved the product appearance causing an increased the 3D printed licensed demand for sports balls, keychains, team flags, and celebrity figures.

    Effective sports marketing implementation assists in attaining organizations` and sports clubs` financial success. Sports tournaments and events commercialization have stimulated growth in the sports merchandise market. The state and government authorities are investing extensively in sports merchandise due to the government authorities` desire to promote sports events.

    Over the past years, rise in sports participation due to rising awareness

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    Global Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Market Research Report (2021 to 2027)

    DUBLIN, Jan. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Market Research Report by Product, by Therapy Equipment, by Application, by End User, by Region – Global Forecast to 2027 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

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    The Global Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Market size was estimated at USD 8,245.72 million in 2020, is expected to reach USD 8,944.13 million in 2021, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.83% to reach USD 14,915.43 million by 2027.

    Market Statistics:

    The report provides market sizing and forecast across five major currencies – USD, EUR GBP, JPY, and AUD. It helps organization leaders make better decisions when currency exchange data is readily available. In this report, the years 2018 and 2019 are considered historical years, 2020 as the base year, 2021 as the estimated year, and years from 2022 to 2027 are considered the forecast period.

    Competitive Strategic Window:

    The Competitive Strategic Window analyses the competitive landscape in terms of markets, applications, and geographies to help the vendor define an alignment or fit between their capabilities and opportunities for future growth prospects. It describes the optimal or favorable fit for the vendors to adopt successive merger and acquisition strategies, geography expansion, research & development, and new product introduction strategies to execute further business expansion and growth during a forecast period.

    FPNV Positioning Matrix:

    The FPNV Positioning Matrix evaluates and categorizes the vendors in the Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy Market based on Business Strategy (Business Growth, Industry Coverage, Financial Viability, and Channel Support) and Product Satisfaction (Value for Money, Ease of Use, Product Features, and Customer Support) that aids businesses in better decision making and understanding the competitive landscape.

    Market Share Analysis:

    The Market Share Analysis offers the

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