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Pulley Harvey E: Support structure for basketball board and hoop combinations. Equalizer, April 9, 1974: US3802702 (40 worldwide citation)

Basketball hoop and board support structure constructed for mounting to an upright standard. The support structure basically comprises a three dimensional parallelogram having nominally parallel but adjustable parallelogram bars and also vertical, forward and rearward elemental frame structures. The ...


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Lonny R Matherne, Barry D Mower, Kelly Taylor: Portable basketball system. Lifetime Products, Madson & Metcalf, January 3, 1995: US05377976 (39 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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Ernest L Thornell: Adjustable height toy basketball goal. Spang & Company, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, December 27, 1988: US04793611 (39 worldwide citation)

Portable, lightweight-construction toy basketball set made of releasably interlocking plastic parts for ease of assembly and disassembly in which backboard structure and a base support are interconnected by an elongated upright standard. An elongated upright is provided which is divisible into separ ...


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Stephen F Nye: Method and apparatus for adjusting a basketball goal. Lifetime Products, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, November 1, 1988: US04781375 (39 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for adjusting the height of a basketball goal comprising a telescoping support pivotally mounted to form a diagonal within a deformable parallelogrammatic structure. The telescoping support has an outer cylinder slidably connected over a concentric inner cylinder. The inner cylinder has ...


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Philip Anastasakis: Basketball goal. Bryce Jones, Rogers Bereskin & Parr, September 26, 1989: US04869501 (39 worldwide citation)

A movable basketball goal has a base and first and second support members extending up from the base. Each of the first and second support members comprises two separate elements, one of which is pivotally attached to the base. The other elements are pivotally attached together at their upper ends. ...


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McNabb James R: Basketball retrieval and return device. December 4, 1973: US3776550 (39 worldwide citation)

A large basket shaped framework enclosed by an outer covering is positioned beneath a basketball basket. A chute leads from the bottom of this framework to a basketball return mechanism. The return mechanism comprises a motor driven rotating projecting arm and a transfer arm for transferring a baske ...


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Albert Cazares, Holland R Gibson Jr: Basketball gripping glove. Matthews & Associats, November 21, 1989: US04881275 (39 worldwide citation)

A new and improved basketball gripping glove or gripping glove for any similar size spherical object or ball to be worn by a Basketball player or other athlete. The glove is constructed of a wrist anchor strap with a plurality of five elastomeric bands extending therefrom the other end of the bands ...


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Vance Rycroft: Basketball game amusement device. Anthony R Lambert, March 19, 1996: US05499821 (39 worldwide citation)

A basketball game amusement device includes a base and a partition to divide the base into a first court and a second court. A first basket is positioned on a first side of the partition facing the first court. A second basket is positioned on a second side of the partition facing the second court. ...


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Raymond F Tonkel, Alexander L Gross: Cushioning and impact absorptive means for footwear. Kangaroos U, Paul M Denk, January 23, 1990: US04894933 (38 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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Paul D Estlund, Kenneth F Estlund: Break-away basketball goal. Francis B Francois, August 13, 1985: US04534556 (37 worldwide citation)

A basketball hoop is provided with supporting arm structure which is pivotally connected to a backboard, so that the hoop is movable downwardly from a normal, horizontal position to a break-away position. A detent mechanism is arranged to releasably secure the hoop in its normal horizontal position, ...



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