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Ben Affleck To Star in Hoops Film ‘The Way Back,’ Releasing In March

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Looking to join the pantheon of classic basketball-themed films (Hoosiers, Glory Road and Coach Carter come to mind, though it’s been a while since a really good one has come out), Ben Affleck is set to star in The Way Back, due in theaters from Warner Bros. in March. In ...

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Ticketbud Partners with the American Basketball Association

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The American Basketball Association was relaunched in 1999 and now includes over 150 teams across the United States. Traditionally ABA game tickets have been sold locally offline or as cash sales at the gate, limiting the ability of teams to grow their fan base and ticket sales. Each year the ...

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Las Vegas Big Time Tournament Announces Streaming Platform

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The Las Vegas Big Time Tournament (www.bigtimelasvegas.com) has partnered with bdG Sports (www.bdglobalsports.com) to create an online streaming platform for the summer tournament formerly known as the Fab 48. The platform will stream nearly 1,000 games of the boys 15U-17U divisions with websites for both general fans and college coaches. ...

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CBS Sports, BIG3 Agree To Exclusive Television Deal

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BIG3 and CBS Sports announced today that the professional 3-on-3 basketball league, founded by producer, actor, and music legend Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz, have agreed to terms that will bring live basketball to CBS and CBS Sports Network. The 2019 season will open on the CBS Television Network in primetime on Saturday, June 22 (8:00 PM, ...

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Duke, Final Four Bound Auburn and Virginia Lead A March Madness Month Of Thuuz Sports Most Exciting Rankings

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Thuuz Sports, the most powerful automated video highlights production platform for worldwide sports, today announced their March Top 10 most exciting games, with both March Madness and the NBA taking most of the attention of fans around the country. Despite an Elite Eight loss to Michigan State, a game on ...

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BBTV and NBA Launch NBA Playmakers Youtube Channel

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) and digital entertainment company BroadbandTV (BBTV) today announced their new YouTube channel, NBA Playmakers, which features a slate of original shows starring NBA players and digital influencers. The NBA Playmakers channel is composed of original programming that mixes digital celebrities and their fanbases with NBA players ...

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NBA Announces First Betting Data Partnerships In The U.S. With Sportradar And Genius Sports

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced its first betting data partnerships in the U.S. Beginning this NBA season, Sportradar and Genius Sports will have the non-exclusive rights to distribute official NBA betting data to licensed sports betting operators in the U.S. As more states legalize sports betting, Genius Sports ...

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The Historical Basketball League Hires NBA Champion David West

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The Historical Basketball League (HBL) is the first college basketball league to compensate and educate its players based on their market value. Today, the HBL (@hb_league) took a major step towards its 2020 launch by announcing the hiring of two-time NBA champion David West as the league’s first COO. West will oversee the ...

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The first, definitive biography of La Salle basketball icon, Tom Gola

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Tom Gola is a Philadelphia Big Five basketball icon who led La Salle College to the National Invitation Tournament championship in 1952 and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship in 1954 and holds the NCAA record for most rebounds in a career. He helped the Philadelphia Warriors win the ...

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Cheribundi Expands ESPN Sponsorship Of Bowls, Hoops

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Did you know that Cheribundi is the leading producer of tart cherry juice products in the U.S.? The upstate N.Y. company wants to make sure that millions of fans know it, as it has extended its sponsorship with ESPN by adding seven College Football Bowl Games and six NCAA college hoops ...

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