PUMA, LaMelo Ball, and Gutter Cat Gang Collaborate for Limited-Edition Hoops NFT

PUMA, in collaboration with NBA star LaMelo Ball and NFT collectible company Gutter Cat Gang (GCG), is set to release a limited-edition Hoops NFT called MB.03 ‘GutterMelo’. The NFT releases for purchase on OpenSea, on June 29th. This digital collectible also serves as a ticket to claim an exclusive physical version of the sneakers. Holders claim their physical sneakers during a one-month redemption period between July 18th and August 20th, 2023.


  • Puma, LaMelo Ball, and Gutter Cat Gang collaborate on limited-edition Hoops NFT ‘GutterMelo’ with physical sneaker redemption.
  • The MB.03 NFT provides a glimpse into LaMelo Ball’s expanding sneaker franchise, combining style and performance.
  • Gutter Cat Gang’s NFT project features 3000 cat avatars, offering exclusive perks and activities in the Sandbox metaverse.

digital puma LaMelo Ball sneakers


Gutter Cat Gang x Puma: LaMelo Ball’s Signature Web3 Legacy

The MB.03 is the third iteration of LaMelo Ball’s signature sneaker franchise with PUMA. It combines his unique style with PUMA’s NITRO foam technology for optimal on-court performance. The MB.03 GutterMelo NFT provides a sneak peek at the expanding franchise, with more releases planned for the fall.

The PUMA MB.03 GutterMelo NFT is to be available on OpenSea. The sale starts from 11:00 AM ET on June 29th for $175 USD. The design deviates from its predecessors but maintains the bold and distinctive look. It features a striking midsole pattern, quilted padding with the “Not From Here” motif. And of course, the Gutter Cat mascot on the tongue.


Once the exclusive “GutterMelo” colorway is no longer available after the specified time window, more colorways will be introduced in the coming months. Don’t miss out on securing this unique phygital collectible combination!

phygital sneakers from puma LaMelo Ball collab

About Gutter Cat Gang

Gutter Cat Gang is an NFT Collectible Project featuring 3000 cat avatars. These unlock exclusive activities and perks. It draws inspiration from the successful Bored Ape Yacht Club. The project launched on June 4 with a mint price of 0.07 ETH.

image of cat and rat illustrations gutter cat gang

The Gutter Cat Gang introduces procedurally generated cats with a total of 123 unique properties. These properties fall into different categories, such as furs, background, eyes, mouth, and shirts, each having varying levels of rarity. Additionally, the project is constructing an exclusive virtual town called Gutter City within The Sandbox metaverse.

This town offers exciting features like underground gambling, in-game events, and also catfight clubs, all aligned with the project’s theme. The talented graphic artist @VoxelBlaze is responsible for creating 3D Voxel Gutter Cats, allowing players to embody their NFTs within the Sandbox environment. What’s even better is that this experience is offered for free to all Gutter Cat NFT holders.

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