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Kobe Bryant Impacted Sports Tech Like A Champion Sports Techie

Dear Basketball, created and narrated by Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is forever remembered in infamy now as an international basketball legend but you may not realize he was into sports tech from his youth until passing away at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash last Sunday in the Southern California San Fernando Valley. The tragic accident claimed the lives of nine souls including his daughter Gianna, as well as a fellow Whittier College Poet, Sarah (George) Chester, and her daughter Payton, also 13 years old as was Kobe and his wife Vanessa’s second eldest child...

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Atlanta Hawks And Intel Sports Share True View 360-Degree Tech Experience At State Farm Arena

Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena Partner with Intel Sports to enhance viewing experience

The Atlanta Hawks and Intel Sports invited me to witness the unveiling of Intel’s ‘True View’ platform at State Farm Arena last Friday. Fans can see it in action tomorrow night, Nov 20, when they host the Milwaukee Bucks during the Peachtree Night home game. NBA owners do not like when a venue is not full, it’s not a good look for the league so here comes sports technology to the rescue as executives, management and staff experiment with implementing different solutions, systems and products to enhance the live sport experience should your team not be in the top tier of attendance. The professional basketball fan experien...

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Zion Williamson Ranked An 81 In NBA 2K20 Release On 2KDay, Got Next!

Zion Williamson First Look 81 NBA 2K20 Rating

NBA 2K fans and gamers are looking forward to watching and becoming Zion Williamson when NBA 2K20 releases around the world on 2KDay, September 6, 2019. The number one pick of this year’s NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans, Zion is considered a generational talent the likes of current superstars Lebron James, Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo. His NBA 2K ranking of an 81 makes him the highest rated rookie since 2011. The multiyear partnership with video game publisher, Take-Two Interactive Software, ensures his likeness into the video game, his presence at events aimed at consumers, brand initiates and social media activations. The Sports Techie community blog is virtually pumped up to play, Got Next!

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Sports Betting Data During NBA Finals Drives Content and Fan Engagement

Today, you don’t have to make a trip to Las Vegas to place a NBA Finals sports bet or risk a relationship by making wagers with your friends.

Did anyone bet on the Golden State Warriors to be in five straight NBA Finals? Probably not since Las Vegas casinos would have certainly leaked this amazing sports wagering news by now after shorthanded DubNation swept the Portland Trail Blazers in 3 straight second half comeback games for the ages culminated by triple-double performances by Steph Curry and Draymond Green in game 4, a first in NBA Playoffs history by two players on the same team...

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BallStreet Trading Open For Sports Trades

BallStreet Trading, Inc. is a real time peer-to-peer prediction market that allows fans to trade the win probability of the live events they are watching

BallStreet Trading, Inc. developed a brand new off the shelf game to trade stocks while watching sports. Their peer-to-peer prediction market app allows fans real-time fan engagement in the form of win probability during live events with a decentralized exchange. Price of shares and virtual currency is driven by buyers and sellers in market numbers. By trading sports, they create security around a future, buy the Jets at $22, they play well and sell for $40...

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It Takes a Village to Raise Great Athletic Prodigies

It Takes a Village to Raise Great Athletic Prodigies

For the local scene of the training pool in sports, funding might not be that easy, unlike in the big leagues.

Everyone loves watching sports – that is just a worldwide fact. One way or another, we are a fan of the athleticism shown in any given sport. It can be basketball, volleyball, football, any sport! Sometimes we are not necessarily a fan of the sport to start with, but suddenly we are die-hard fans just because of the marvel of a certain player or athlete. The Sports Techie community blog loves how tech helps not only train these youngsters but also delivers HD sport video clips and entire games right to your digital devices. These athletes do not just pop out of the blue and are suddenly amazing players at their game or sport...

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Bet On The NBA Champion Now

Bet On The NBA Champion Now

Place a bet on the 2018 NBA Champion winner now to lock in the best odds using sites like Amazing.Bet. Because as of right now, not even the Golden State Warriors are a lock to three-repeat after going through a recent three game losing streak enabling the Portland Trail Blazers to take over the number one seed in the Western Conference if the 2019 playoffs began today. The recent spat between all-everything Kevin Durant and all-attitude Draymond Green has caused a team rift the size of a California fissure when mixed in with the six games and counting groin injury to former MVP, Steph Curry. The West is loaded while the Eastern Conference has maybe five teams that could pull off the finals upset, at least on paper...

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WinView Scores Blake Griffin To Promote Commodification And Gamification By Sports Fans

Blake Griffin and In-Game Predictions Platform WinView Games Flip the Script by “Taking Shots” at Fans Predicting Live Sports

Multi-million-dollar campaign features NBA All-Star Blake Griffin in content series playing off the “commodification” of professional athletes and the “gamification” of everyday life.

WinView and NBA All-Star Blake Griffin partnered to promote their sports tech platform that allows fans to predict during live sports events and action. To play the contest, simply make in-game predictions and win cash money prizes. This new sport marketing partnership features a 3-part series of video clips that are funny, informative and help define the now, in terms of how a modern day fan can interact through the app on each play they predict...

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State Farm Arena Ready For Atlanta Hawks Opening Night

State Farm Arena Transformation With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena Transform With Sports Tech Enhanced Features

State Farm Arena opens tonight when the Atlanta Hawks play the Dallas Mavericks after a $200 million arena refurbish of which $142.5 million came from Georgia public funding, something I am fully against because billionaire owners don’t need the money, right. This is touted as the second-biggest facility redesign in NBA history after MGS in New York. My son and I went to the “Welcome to the Neighborhood” Open House Party which was free to the public last weekend and had a good time indeed which bodes well for fans this evening and throughout the 2018/19 season. Unfortunately, with the new sponsor and all the technology-driven bells and whistles like the fan...

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Sports Betting vs. Online Casino Games: A Comprehensive Comparison

In-play sports betting vs. Roulette

We all love online entertainment, and gambling over the web is one of the many ways we can indulge ourselves in real-time, right from all forms of sports bets to a wide selection of online casino games. We love online entertainment so much that industries like the online gambling industry which you can play here today, has massively grown in the last few years, now using more advanced technology. In the Sports Techie community blog guide, we are going to compare these two popular online gambling mediums. Keep in mind that aside from the various similarities we will discuss here, these two still share another common factor, and that is free bets which are given when players sign up with popular bookmakers and online casinos...

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