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2014-08-25 12:24:52

LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coach John Calipari and The Calipari Foundation have joined with Global Sports Aid Network and Samaritan's Feet for a benefit effort entitled "Comedy Mania" to be held at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, on Thursday, November 20, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140825/139265 The event will begin at 7:30pm and is billed as a "night of fun for the whole family." Headlining the event will be comedian Bill Engvall from the...

2014-08-20 23:09:27

Miami Heat basketball tickets go on sale to the public today for 28 home games, and tickets are already top sellers at reliable online provider Ticketability.com. Miami Heat tickets for games at American Airlines Arena sell fast across markets, and many will find the seats they desire at a price they can afford from this company. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Ticketability.com can satisfy basketball fans with prices that will fit many budgets, and the website has a plentiful...

2014-08-19 08:25:48

U.S. Patent 8,796,716 Covers Use of Absorbent Materials on the Exterior of Athletic Garments ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- POINT 3 Basketball, a performance apparel brand dedicated to innovating on behalf of basketball players worldwide, today announced that the company has been granted U.S. Patent 8,769,716 on its invention of DRYV® Moisture Control Technology. DRYV is designed to provide an absorbent layer in moisture wicking performance garments, allowing wearers to...

2014-08-15 23:00:40

Connor Sport Court International (CSCI) is center court this weekend as Chicago becomes the epicenter of the sport of basketball. FIBA, USA Basketball, Nike and the Jordan Brand are joining forces to host a series of world-class events played outdoor on Connor Sports® hardwood surfaces and Sport Court® modular flooring at the 63rd Street Beach on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Connor Sport Court International (CSCI) is center court this...

2014-08-14 23:08:07

The new article on Vinamy.com, "You Got Game: How to Get 'LeBron James Stats' By Improving your Game", delivers very useful basketball tips which both beginners and longtime players of basketball can use to improve their athletic performances in a short amount of time. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world, perhaps even more so compared to twenty years ago, and just like any other sport, basketball also relies on...

2014-08-13 08:26:12

Fans Can Join Players in the Game as an Assistant Coach, Slam Dunk Judge, Ballboy and more on August 21, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IfOnly, an experiential marketplace that helps raise money for not-for-profit organizations, announced today that they have partnered with Roc Nation and their chosen charities, PitCCh In Foundation and RC22 Foundation, to offer an extraordinary VIP experiences at the Roc Nation Summer Classic Celebrity Basketball game....

2014-08-07 23:07:37

Max International recently hosted an event in Puerto Rico to promote its health-enhancing products and business opportunities to interested entrepreneurs. The Opportunity Meeting on July 26th was deemed highly successful, complimented by exhibition basketball games between local players, Max Associates, and featured guest Chris Mullin, an NBA Hall of Famer and Original Dream Team member. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Max International is excited to share the successful outcome of its...

2014-07-30 16:27:20

Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of USA Men's National Team and Duke Blue Devils, will preview 2014 USA Tour and FIBA World Cup NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the USA Basketball Men's National Team and the Duke University Blue Devils, will host a special USA Basketball preview edition of his SiriusXM show this Monday, August 4 (6:00 pm ET). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101014/NY82093LOGO The two-hour episode of Basketball and Beyond...

2014-07-29 12:29:13

As the NBA superstar returns to Cleveland, is America is ready to forgive and forget? LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a series of "decisions" and public relations nightmares, apparently all it takes to get back in the good graces of the American public is some cupcakes and returning to your hometown team. According to a recent consumer survey conducted by E-Score®, a leading consumer research service that provides information to media and entertainment companies,...

2014-07-25 23:01:20

Sport Court® provided and installed all basketball court surfaces for the recent Nike National Invitational Tournament (NIT) in Chicago at McCormick Place and the current United States Junior National Tournament (USJN) in Washington D.C. at the Verizon Center through July 25. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Sport Court® provided and installed all basketball court surfaces for the recent Nike National Invitational Tournament (NIT) in Chicago at McCormick Place and the...


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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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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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