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2014-10-22 20:22:32

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Wheelchair Basketball Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulate legendary wheelchair basketball bench boss Tim Frick who today became the first Paralympic coach ever to be inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. The 2014 Induction Celebrations were presented by Canadian Tire at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, Ont. As head coach of the Canadian Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team from 1990 to 2009, Frick, of Pender Island,...

2014-10-22 12:27:16

"Basketball and Beyond with Coach K" will air weekly on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91 NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke University Blue Devils and the USA Basketball Men's National Team, will debut the 10(th) season of his weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball and Beyond with Coach K, tomorrow, October 23 (6:00 pm ET) on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO...

2014-10-20 16:24:49

Deal allows Upper Deck to tap into top European prospects and stars for new basketball trading card releases! CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upper Deck, the leader in high quality sports cards and collectibles, has announced an exclusive trading card agreement with Euroleague Basketball, a global leader in sports management and innovative organizer of elite competitions and events. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/LA94095LOGO The new deal allows Upper...

2014-10-17 00:20:56

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WorldVentures Foundation(TM), the philanthropic arm of WorldVentures(TM), and W.W. Woolfolk Boys & Girls Club in Atlanta collaborated today for the opening of the city's first DreamCourt. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony, held at the W.W. Woolfolk Boys & Girls Club, unveiled a state-of-the-art basketball court funded by the WorldVentures Foundation, Nancy Lieberman Foundation and Sport Court International....

2014-10-15 16:26:13

PHOENIX, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off of their annual training camp in New York, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters have signed six outstanding new players for their much-anticipated 2015 "Washington Generals' Revenge" World Tour. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152366 The Globetrotters will face a great challenge this year, as the infamous Washington Generals are more determined than ever to match the franchise's historic last victory over the...

2014-10-13 12:25:29

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been renowned as a top travel destination for families; however, throughout the last several years, the area has become a growing destination for sports tourism. With the addition of the new sporting complex opening March 2015, this burgeoning sports tourism market is on track to becoming a world-class destination for teams to compete. "Talented athletes have been coming to the Myrtle Beach...

2014-10-09 12:26:16

Special Shooting Clinic November 22 & 23 CANTON, Conn., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Sports Center announced today that renowned NBA shooting specialist, Dave Hopla, will hold a special basketball clinic for boys and girls, grades 3-12, on November 22(nd) and 23(rd). This advanced two-day program is designed to help basketball players improve their mid-range, three-point shooting and free throws. "We are pleased to continue to bring high caliber coaching and instruction to...

2014-10-06 16:24:45

PHOENIX, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the greatest athletes and entertainers on the planet, will bring their unrivaled family experience to over 250 North American cities as part of the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 "Washington Generals' Revenge" World Tour. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150474 The Globetrotters will face a great challenge this year, as the infamous Washington Generals are more determined than...

2014-10-03 12:23:29

- Two-Year Agreement Unites Two Brands with Deep Canadian Roots to Bring Fans Closer to the Game - TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the AIR MILES Reward Program today announced a new agreement to make AIR MILES an official marketing partner of the NBA in Canada. The agreement brings AIR MILES Collectors closer to the game of basketball through a series of unique, multi-channel experiences tipping off this month. "We are thrilled to partner with the...

2014-09-30 08:38:51

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Galaxy Corp. (OTCBB: NXGA), a leading developer of innovative content solutions and fully immersive Consumer Virtual Reality technology, is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into agreement with legendary college basketball coach Jim Boeheim to produce a Virtual Reality (VR) experience. Per the agreement, Coach Boeheim is opening the doors to his personal basketball court exclusively to Next Galaxy to participate in...


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2010-12-01 22:22:27

Basketball, a team sport, is a game where two teams of five try to score by shooting a ball through the top of a hoop. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. The hoop is 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard. Field goals score two points or three points if they score outside of the three-point line. The winner is the team with the most points at the end of the game; if there is a tie then the game goes into overtime. If any rules are broken they are...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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