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2014-10-29 23:08:23

Latest innovation to the 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball line adds ability to count shots made and missed while comparing shot mechanics and shot accuracy. Dublin, OH (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 InfoMotion Sports Technologies (http://www.infomotionsports.com) announced today the release of its much anticipated 94Fifty SmartNet™ extension to its 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball product line. In doing so, the company has addressed one of its most requested features by its thousands of...

2014-10-29 16:26:59

Spurs ring represents the eighth NBA championship ring for Herff Jones INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 NBA Championship rings were presented to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, Oct. 28 as the team tipped off the 2014-15 season. Herff Jones is honored to have been chosen to create the 2014 NBA Championship ring for the San Antonio Spurs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141029/155311 The Championship ring contains more than three ounces of 14 carat white...

2014-10-29 16:26:42

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WorldVentures Foundation(TM), the philanthropic arm of WorldVentures(TM), Nancy Lieberman Foundation and Sport Court International teamed up on Tuesday for the opening of Chicago's first DreamCourt at the Morgan Park Boys & Girls Club. The opening ceremony unveiled a state-of-the-art basketball court funded by the WorldVentures Foundation, Nancy Lieberman Foundation and Sport Court International....

2014-10-29 08:29:28

Strategic partnership with MLSE solidifies Sport Chek's position as the city's top retail destination for all things basketball #MyNorth puts city's basketball fans in control of campaign creative through user generated content and crowdsourcing Retailer launches new We The North clothing line from adidas, exclusive to Sport Chek and MLSE stores TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Timed to coincide with the tip-off of the Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) regular season, Sport Chek (@SportChek)...

2014-10-28 16:25:24

Globetrotter player surprises nine-year-old boy and his family at home with official Globetrotters gear and lifetime tickets PHOENIX, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters announced today that nine-year-old Joey "Dribbles" Kearney, on behalf of his mother,Leigh-Mary Hoffmann, has been officially recognized as the one millionth fan on Globetrotters social media--a distinction that carries with it the surprise of a lifetime....

2014-10-28 12:28:24

Latest 'Approved' Spot Features the J Wall 1, Available Exclusively at Foot Locker NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL), the New York-based specialty athletic retailer, today debuted its latest commercial featuring NBA star John Wall and his first adidas signature basketball shoe, the J Wall 1, available exclusively at Foot Locker. The latest ad breaks with the start of the NBA season and is part of Foot Locker's series of "Approved" commercials....

2014-10-28 08:30:48

Bob Akmens Sports called "the world's best sports handicapper" by About.com and every search engine MYAKKA CITY, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the years, Bob Akmens and his Basports.com have 72 #1-finishes in different national contest categories in NCAA & NBA Basketball. Basports.com has won more basketball handicapping contests than any other professional handicapper. Yet, that's only a small fraction of their 322 #1-finishes in all national handicapping contests...

2014-10-23 16:26:37

- Study from Wahl and STATS shows beards dominate the hard-court, in more ways than one - STERLING, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basketball is a game of statistics, and with the 2014-15 pro season about to tip off, one stat that's impossible to miss is the sheer number of beards on the court. According to a new study from men's grooming leader Wahl, conducted by STATS, eight in 10 players sported facial hair last season and that number is expected to grow--pun intended--this...

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...


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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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