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Spier Jr William: Basketball return device. Parrot Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, June 4, 1974: US3814421 (51 worldwide citation)

In a basketball goal assembly, a ball return chute positioned beneath a hoop in ball-receiving relation thereto, the ball return chute being formed of a lightweight, substantially shape-retentive material. The chute has an upper ball-receiving opening, a lower ball discharge opening, and a curved bo ...


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Raymond F Tonkel: Cushioning and impact absorptive means for footwear operative component. Kangaroos U, Paul M Denk, February 21, 1989: US04805319 (51 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to the encapsulation of a cellular insert, formed of various woven cellular components, or fabricated to a grooved design formed of a series of linearly woven strands, each of which presents various voids or cavities within their formed structure, and then foamed in place wit ...


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Richard C Davis Jr: Indwelling urethral catheter. Griffin Branigan & Butler, February 21, 1984: US04432757 (50 worldwide citation)

An indwelling urethral catheter (10) includes a flexible catheter drainage shaft (18) defining a drainage canal with a valve (32) mounted therein. The catheter is mounted in a urethral canal by means of a bladder-located Foley-type balloon (22) and an inflatable balloon lead shaft (24) which extends ...


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Chapman Lucian L, Robinson Robert E: Ball training and game device. Sports Combo, August 31, 1971: US3602504 (49 worldwide citation)

A ball training and game device for outdoor or indoor use comprising a standard adopted to be supported in the ground or on the floor for the support of multiple ball training or game devices of exchangeable character and in which the standard is composed of telescoping tube sections adapted to be c ...


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James N Fitzsimmons, Michael A Niver, David A Allen: Portable base for basketball backboard support pole. Huffy Corporation, Michael Best & Friedrich, May 4, 1993: US05207407 (47 worldwide citation)

A base for a basketball support pole comprising, in combination, a plurality of walls arranged at an angle to each other and forming a polyhedron shaped body, support structure within the body defining an elongated opening extending into the body at an angle to the vertical and for receiving a suppo ...


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Roy Dixon: Shock absorbing shoe with adjustable insert. McHale & Slavin P A, August 13, 1996: US05544431 (47 worldwide citation)

The instant invention is an improved sport shoe having a spring biased heel with operator insertable foam inserts for varying the biasing ability of the heel. The foam inserts are colored allowing instant determination of the type of activity the shoe is suitable for. The inserts allowing the wearer ...


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Bearson Benhard M, Klungtvedt Orrin C: Adjustable basketball goals. October 16, 1973: US3765676 (46 worldwide citation)

A basketball goal is carried by upper and lower pairs of arms which are pivotally connected to a support to permit vertical adjustments. The adjustment is effected by means of a screw attached to the support and extending downwardly to a threaded tube which extends through a ring member carried by t ...


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David White: Adjustable basketball goal. James C Nemmers, July 26, 1983: US04395040 (46 worldwide citation)

An adjustable basketball goal is mounted on a parallelogram supporting structure that permits the goal to be adjusted to different heights from 6 to 10 feet. The goal is raised and lowered by threaded members between portions of the supporting structure that provide sufficient mechanical advantage s ...


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Richard C Davis Jr: Indwelling urethral catheter and method. Griffin Branigan & Butler, September 21, 1982: US04350161 (45 worldwide citation)

An indwelling urethral catheter (10) includes a flexible catheter drainage shaft (18) defining a drainage canal with a valve (32) mounted therein. The catheter is mounted in a urethral canal by means of a bladder-located Foley-type balloon (22) and an inflatable balloon lead shaft (24) which extends ...


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Frank L Andersen: Basketball backboard support apparatus. Equalizer, M Ralph Shaffer, May 18, 1982: US04330101 (44 worldwide citation)

A new and improved basketball backboard support apparatus wherein, to stationary support structure, a unique basketball backboard support structure is coupled. Specifically, stationary support structure is provided which can be attached to and/or suspended from a vertical upright, a wall or other su ...



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