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Alan D Walker, Joseph F Baltronis: Basketball with polyurethane cover. Lisco, May 10, 1994: US05310178 (44 worldwide citation)

An improved basketball comprising an interior spherical bladder formed principally of synthetic butyl rubber with a thickness of about 0.82 millimeters; an intermediate layer of monofilament strands formed of nylon and wound around the bladder to a thickness of between about 0.3 and 0.7 millimeters; ...


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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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Dean L Nims: Basketball. Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, August 24, 1982: US04345759 (43 worldwide citation)

A ball used in sports that is normally propelled to a target includes markings for sighting of the ball to the target by aligning the markings on the ball with the intended line of travel and then focusing on the markings as the ball travels to the target and observing the markings to determine the ...


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Kirk R Fisher: Modular flooring recreational use. Edgar W Averill Jr, May 18, 1999: US05904021 (43 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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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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Max D Smith: Basketball backboard apparatus. Indian, Woodard Weikart Emhardt & Naughton, January 10, 1984: US04424968 (42 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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Linkwood Williams: Portable basketball goal assembly. Richard C Litman, October 27, 1992: US05158281 (42 worldwide citation)

A portable basketball goal assembly which includes an anchor, a goal post, a backboard, and a basket. The mass of the anchor is variable to promote mobility. The anchor includes a nonpermeable receptacle which facilitates the storage of a volume of substance, such as water. The container may be eith ...


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Edward G van Nimwegen, David C Winter: Basketball backboard. Lifetime Products, Madson & Metcalf, April 16, 1996: US05507484 (42 worldwide citation)

A preferred embodiment of a basketball backboard is blow-molded from polyethylene. The backboard includes a front layer, a back layer, a plurality of offsets, and an edge wall which are homogeneously secured to one another during the blow-molding process and which together define an interior volume ...


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Gianni Kail: Conducting games of chance using predicted sum of scores. Supra Engineering, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, January 18, 2000: US06015345 (40 worldwide citation)

A weekly or other regularly scheduled game of chance is conducted in conjunction with a series of seasonal sporting events, such as baseball, football, hockey, U.S. and international basketball and volleyball games, in which a number of specific games are identified on a printed or electronic game c ...


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Edward Pardi: Self-adjusting basketball goal. Jayfro Corporation, Kane Dalsimer Sullivan Kurucz Levy Eisele and Richard, July 28, 1992: US05133547 (40 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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