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Legends Media & Entertainment (LME) Platform Launched By NBA Alumni

NBA ALUMNI LAUNCH LEGENDS MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT TO UNIFY STORYTELLING EFFORTS

The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is launching Legends Media & Entertainment (LME) to expand their storytelling reach through a technology platform designed for NBA and WNBA players to use for production, distribution and for measuring each compelling story. NBPRA membership includes former NBA, ABA, WNBA and Harlem Globetrotters. More than 1,000 NBA and WNBA players make up the core of this group of former professional basketball players. The Sports Techie community blog is written by a hoops nut so this story is extra exciting to share during the COVID-19 pandemic sport slowdown...

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How the Digital Revolution is Changing the Sports World

NBA teams can tweak their playing habits through wearable sensors that measure important in-game statistics – Photo by JC Gellidon via Unsplash

The sports world is perched on the cusp of a digital insurgency, and everyone who matters is participating, from the NFL to the NBA. The Sports Techie community blog believes COVID-19 has changed digital strategies for sports properties, media, teams, and athletes, making the accelerated prioritization of sports tech a must if it wasn’t already so before the virus spread around the world in late 2019 and early 2020...

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Will Live Sports Ever Be The Same Because of COVID-19?

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Live sports have changed because of coronavirus and may never be the same again, right? No one truly knows the answer as to COVID-19 best practices since this is a new pandemic...

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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 experience is sports tech loaded with engagement, interactivity and flat ou...

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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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