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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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Kirk R Fisher: Modular flooring recreational use. Edgar W Averill Jr, May 18, 1999: US05904021 (45 worldwide citation)

A modular flooring surface freely supported on the upper surface of a flat floor. The modular flooring surface is made up of shaped tiles which snap together to form a playing surface for sports such as roller hockey, tennis, basketball and the like. The tiles of the flooring surface are preferably ...


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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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Bearson Benhard M: Vertically adjustable basketball goal. Goals, June 22, 1971: US3586324 (44 worldwide citation)

A basketball goal is carried by upper and lower pairs of parallel arms which are pivoted to a support so that the goal may be vertically adjusted by means of a flexible cable passing over a pulley carried at the top of the support. The goal is held in adjusted position by a lever which is pivotally ...


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Lonny R Matherne, Barry D Mower, Kelly Taylor: Portable basketball system. Lifetime Products, Madson & Metcalf, January 3, 1995: US05377976 (43 worldwide citation)

A portable basketball system with a ballast-fillable base configured to house the component parts of the basketball system is disclosed. The basketball system includes a base, a backboard, a basketball goal, a pole, and means for affixing the backboard and goal to the pole. The base includes molded ...


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Edward Pardi: Self-adjusting basketball goal. Jayfro Corporation, Kane Dalsimer Sullivan Kurucz Levy Eisele and Richard, July 28, 1992: US05133547 (43 worldwide citation)

A basketball goal includes an upright member and a backboard assembly and connecting members for mounting the backboard assembly to the upright member. A pivoting member is used to pivot the backboard assembly to raise or lower the rim. Locking members are also provided to secure the backboard into ...


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Max D Smith: Basketball backboard apparatus. Indian, Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, January 10, 1984: US04424968 (43 worldwide citation)

A basketball backboard apparatus is disclosed herein which includes a sandwich board comprising rigid front and rear panels and a resilient intermediate layer received therebetween in a sandwich relationship. Rivets are received through apertures in the sandwich board to secure the board members tog ...


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Nelson F Newcomb, Nelson F Newcomb Jr: Illuminated playball. C Yardley Chittick, January 11, 1977: US04002893 (43 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a hollow self-supporting ball, in the form of a football, basketball, volleyball, etc. made of translucent plastic material and having an internal source of illumination of such intensity that the ball may be used in the dark. A battery powered light source is mounted within ...


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Raymond F Tonkel, Alexander L Gross: Cushioning and impact absorptive means for footwear. Kangaroos U, Paul M Denk, April 14, 1987: US04656760 (42 worldwide citation)

This invention pertains to the encapsulation of a cellular insert, in the form of cellular components, formed of woven material fabricating such cellular components that present voids or cavities therein, or which may be formed from spirally or helically wound strands of a polymer having a hardness ...



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