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Kevin Durant, Logan Paul, Place Cuban, More Spend money on Goldin Auctions

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Goldin Auctions, which specializes in auctioning sports memorabilia and collectibles, has been supplied to a community that entails Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant and YouTube persona Logan Paul. 

Per Bloomberg‘s Lucas Shaw, Ken Goldin supplied a majority stake in Goldin Auctions to an investment community for $40 million. 

Durant and Paul are joined by Dallas Mavericks owner Place Cuban, actor Place Wahlberg and others in shopping for a stake in the public sale space. 

Shaw well-known the investment is designed “to support the company modified into the dominant player in the booming market for sports-trading cards.”

“Outdoors of the U.S., it’s a long way extraordinarily no longer going to buy cards,” Goldin told Shaw. “When that area is solved, and folks in Australia, Korea, Japan, China and Denmark—all these hot beds—can have straight forward acquire admission to to shopping and selling cards, you’ll demand an explosion in the market.”

Since being primarily based in 2012, Goldin Auctions has modified into one of the well-known main locations for selling and shopping for some of basically the most treasured sports memorabilia on the planet. 

Earlier this Three hundred and sixty five days, the company grew to modified into the first sell better than $30 million in merchandise at some point of a single public sale when such objects as two Michael Jordan rookie cards, 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card and a Panini Nationwide Treasures Anthony Davis NBA Logoman Rookie Patch Autograph were supplied. 

Final October, Goldin Auctions supplied the well-known T-206 Honus Wagner baseball card for better than $1.4 million. 

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