Bitcoin Comes to the NBA

By teaming up with BitPay, the Sacramento Kings basketball team will let fans purchase tickets and merchandise using Bitcoin.

"Backed by an impressive list of investors including the Founders Fund (the VC run, coincidentally, by several veterans of the so-called PayPal Mafia), Li Ka-shing from Horizons Ventures/Hutchison Whampoa and Shakil Khan, BitPay has been making decent inroads with mainstream brands that want to tap into some of the buzz around Bitcoin.

Just last week, Zynga started testing Bitcoin payments on some of its web-based games."

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