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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...

2014-07-16 00:20:34

High School Stars Share Stage on Sports' Biggest Awards Week LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles tonight as Gatorade honored the top prep male and female athletes with the 12(th) annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards. Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year Karl Towns Jr. (St. Joseph High School/Metuchen, N.J.) was named the 2014 Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year...

2014-07-14 08:24:01

Klotz was a legendary basketball icon worldwide for over 60 years PHOENIX, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis "Red" Klotz- the iconic mastermind behind the Washington Generals, and a key figure as a player, coach and owner over more than 60 years of competition with the world famous Harlem Globetrotters- passed away Saturday, July 12, at the age of 93. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126567 Klotz passed peacefully in his sleep at his home in Margate, N.J., with his...

2014-07-13 23:02:36

Charity Exhibition and Opportunity Meeting Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Max International has recently announced that NBA Hall of Famer, Chris Mullin, will be the featured guest at its Charity Exhibition and Opportunity Meeting on Saturday, July 26th in Puerto Rico. Attendees will learn about Max’s health products and distribution opportunities. Chris Mullin will participate in two exhibition basketball games and perform in a 3 point shoot-out. Max International,...

2014-07-10 23:12:58

On Aug. 16 and 23, basketball players will test their skills against themselves and the best athletes in the 757. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Tidewater Performance, a division of Tidewater Physical Therapy, will join recruit757 next month to present the inaugural Basketball Showcase, a basketball skills event created to help high school seniors gain exposure to college coaches recruiting in the southeast Tidewater, VA region. A boys showcase event will take place on August 16...

2014-07-10 12:26:56

The world's leading streetball brand to visit major cities throughout the country, taking on the top local players at each tour stop; the best player at each stop earns a chance to win a contract worth $100,000 and a spot on the Ball Up roster LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Up, the leading streetball brand in the world and home to the most legendary names in the game, announced its 2014 summer tour schedule, which will visit major cities around the country and will...

2014-07-10 12:25:29

Seth Greenberg Basketball Camp July 21-24 CANTON, Conn., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Sports Center announced today that Former Virginia Tech Men's Basketball Coach and two-time ACC Coach of the Year, Seth Greenberg, will put on a special basketball camp for boys and girls grades 5-11. Now an ESPN college basketball analyst, Coach Greenberg has a well-known reputation for teaching the fundamentals of the game and bringing the best out of his players. The camp will run from...

2014-07-08 23:14:40

Frank N. Darras of DarrasLaw reviews the recent ceremonial draft and honor for Isaiah Austin. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The NBA had their sights on Baylor sophomore Isaiah Austin, but word came just before the draft that Austin has Marfan syndrome. This genetic disorder affects the body’s connective tissues, which are found throughout the body. Even though Austin has been playing basketball during his years at Baylor with no complications, Marfan syndrome has the potential to...

2014-07-08 12:25:21

Basketball Camp July 14th-18th CANTON, Conn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Sports Center of Canton, CT announced today the world famous Harlem Wizards will be hosting a special basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-13. The camp will be held July 14- 18. Founded in 1962, the Harlem Wizards have travelled the globe teaching kids the game of basketball and making the game fun. The camp will provide structured basketball games and feature skills development in the areas of...


Latest Basketball Reference Libraries

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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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