It’s nearly midnight on the night of NBA Top Shot’s drop of their WNBA Run It Back set. I’m in Saratoga Springs, New York with my wife for a mini-vacation while our parents share babysitting responsibilities for our nine-month-old daughter. It’s the first time we’ve gone anywhere in a while…


On Tuesday, August 10, I had a front-row seat, literally and figuratively, for the NBA Top Shot Summer League VIP Experience. …


On August 5 at 9 PM ET, First Mint Fest will conclude with the first-ever “Unofficial” NBA Top Shot Collector’s Choice Awards!

This community-chosen set of 10 awards will span categories that represent the full scope of NBA Top Shot Moments across both Series 1 and 2, and ultimately, it’s…


The best ideas can come at the most unexpected times.

The name “Packrip Ewing” sprung into my brain halfway through a slice of cheese pizza at 11:30 AM on a Friday. Yea, I eat lunch early. …


Hamburgers are delicious. They’re affordable, practical, and come in all different shapes and sizes. They’re fuel and comfort. They’re common base set pack drops. But sometimes you just want a fatty, bone-in, dry-aged 40 ounce porterhouse, cooked medium rare and swimming in butter. …


gm to all of my GMs out there, generally managing their way through life, NFT collecting, and hot takes about basketball!

I’m three sips into my first cup of cold brew of the day (first of many) and firing on all cylinders, much like some of the NBA’s best teams…


Mama’s TOO! Slices (Photo Credit: The New York Times)

Hello, NFT collectors! If you are traveling to New York City to attend the massive, constantly growing NFT NYC event from November 1 to 4, you’re going to need to eat. Lucky for you, I spent the past decade living in NYC and eating my way across the city.

I…


After months of hype, fanfare, and speculation, the NBA Top Shot team delivered their Series 3 roadmap on the evening of Friday, October 22, 2021.

Unlike Doc Brown and Marty McFly, where we’re going, we do need roads, and the new 2,887 word blog post plots the course of that…


Last night, 80 strangers who love basketball witnessed the Milwaukee Bucks start their path to a repeat with a dominating, wire-to-wire victory over the Brooklyn Nets from the vantage point of an all-inclusive luxury suite at Fiserv Forum.

Giannis almost had a first-quarter double-double, finishing with 32, 14, and 7…


Life Looking Through The Blinds

This is a story from Kelly Ann Owsiany, an Army veteran, wife, mother, and NFT artist. She is a self-taught abstract artist living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a collection of 1/1 art on OpenSea. Kelly and I spoke this week and I learned more about her path towards the NFT…

Packrip Ewing: A Blog About NBA Top Shot

Top 1% NBA Top Shot account, Knicks fan and collector, and ripper of packs. Writing for fun. Not financial advice. https://nbatopshot.com/user/@PackripEwing

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