Published: October 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, October 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fresno State Basketball Players Hanna and Haley Cavender have partnered with Sleeper, the fastest growing organic fantasy sports company in United States. The collaboration marks the first paid sponsorship between a college athlete and a fantasy sports brand.
CAVINDER TWINS PARTNERS WITH FANTASY SPORTS APP SLEEPER IN FIRST OF ITS KIND DEAL
The Cavinders are not only two of the most talented basketball players in the country, they also enjoy two of the biggest social media followings among their peers. It was this combination of talent on the pitch and influence off the pitch that caught the eye of the Sleeper CEO Nan Wang and his team.
“Hanna and Haley are two of the brightest stars you will find, both on and off the pitch. We are thrilled to have them in the Sleeper family,” Wang said.
Sleeper has seen a meteoric rise since launching its Fantasy Leagues in 2018. In 2021, the company more than doubled its user base, surpassing 3 million active users, while posting a top 50 ranking. in the app. shop. Much of this success comes from the company’s innovative take on traditional games like fantasy basketball. In what the company calls “Game Pick”, users pick just one game per week for each starter to count toward their weekly score, reducing the amount of work required per user.
Sleeper’s mission since its inception has been to bring people together through sport, and this partnership is no different. As part of the collaboration, the Cavinder twins will run their own fantasy basketball league, together with friends and family, using the Sleeper platform.
“Teaming up with Sleeper made sense to us because it brings Haley and I closer to the things we love most in this world: our friends, our family and basketball. At Sleeper, it’s not just about win or lose your league, it’s about bringing people together and making memories. What more could you ask for in a partner?”
Cavinders fans will be able to follow the results of their newly formed fantasy league throughout the NBA season, as Hanna and Haley will post updates on their teams’ progress via social media.
ABOUT THE SLEEPER
Sleeper is a fantasy sports app focused on bringing people together through sports and games. With fantasy leagues spanning the NFL, NBA, college basketball, and League of Legends, Sleeper has become the fastest growing organic fantasy platform in the world, while achieving some of the highest levels of engagement per user. high in the industry. At Sleeper, it’s not just about sports; it’s about creating personal connections and lasting memories.
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