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Vernon W Friesen: Adjustable basetball goal. Bill D McCarthy, January 31, 1989: US04801142 (37 worldwide citation)

An adjustable basketball goal with a lift cable and winch for raising and lowering the basketball goal. The cable provides for raising and lowering the goal for use by basketball players of various heights, and includes a height indicator assembly thereon for indicating the height of the basketball ...


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Ricky R Sowers: Pole support apparatus having tank base. H Gordon Shields, May 12, 1992: US05112023 (37 worldwide citation)

Support apparatus for a pole includes a hollow base for receiving water, the weight of which supports a vertically extending pole, and the pole may be used for water sports, such as water basketball or water volleyball adjacent to a swimming pool. The pole extends into the base and is notched on the ...


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Wallace E Hanson: Display carton and blank therefor. Champion International Corporation, Evelyn M Sommer, October 26, 1976: US03987893 (37 worldwide citation)

A one-piece paperboard blank for erection into a display carton capable of supporting an article, such as an inflatable basketball, football, etc., in a manner that opposed surfaces of the article are exposed includes solid top, bottom, and side panels, while the back panel is defined by specially c ...


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Timothy C Swain: Basketball training device. Cort Flint, August 4, 1992: US05135217 (37 worldwide citation)

A training device (10) for developing proper shooting techniques for basketball players in which the wrist is held in the proper cocked position prior to shooting and returned to that position subsequent to shooting through the use of a yieldable tensioning member (C) secured between the upper arm a ...


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Monroe Cohen, Gale Dorothea: Automatic basketball game having scoring indicator and time limitation. Shoot The Hoops, Allen D Brufsky, March 22, 1977: US04013292 (37 worldwide citation)

A basketball game having a coin operated switch to release basketballs to a player and to initiate a timing circuit. The player attempts to convert as many baskets as possible during the time interval of the game. The basketball hoop has means to indicate when a score has been made. Visual display m ...


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Caveney T John: Basketball retrieval apparatus and method. Pearson & Pearson, August 26, 1975: US3901506 (37 worldwide citation)

A novel, portable, foldable, ball-retrieving apparatus and method for use in conjunction with a basketball backboard and hoop and comprising a pair of side frame deflectors pivotally arranged on a main back frame adapted for mounting on a conventional backboard. Depending from these side and back fr ...


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Tsung Ming Ou: Basketball. Top Ball Trading, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 8, 2000: US06099423 (37 worldwide citation)

A basketball includes a ball bladder, a plurality of cloth pieces, and a plurality of rubber patches. The ball bladder has an outer surface, which is formed with a rib network that divides the outer surface of the ball bladder into a plurality of areas and that has a top surface. Each of the areas h ...


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Dale A Shaffer, John W Kay, Maurice H Basquin: Encapsulated basketball backboard. Harmeson Manufacturing Co, Lowe King Price & Becker, October 23, 1984: US04478415 (36 worldwide citation)

A basketball backboard includes a substrate core member fabricated from reconstituted wood products bonded together with a water resistant resin to form a substantially rigid core structure. A first plastic shell member including a flat first portion corresponding to the front surface of the substra ...


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Stephen F Nye: Method and apparatus for adjusting a basketball goal. Lifetime Products, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, February 21, 1989: US04805904 (35 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for adjusting the height of a basketball goal. A basketball goal is pivotally connected to a rigid vertical support by two parallel support members thereby forming a parallelogrammatic structure. A support arm containing a slot with a plurality of notches is pivotally connected to one o ...


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David S McMahan, Richard Tso, Jackson Lee: Novelty basketball goal producing sound effects on made shot. Express Yourself, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, November 12, 1991: US05064195 (35 worldwide citation)

A novelty basketball goal producing a predetermined pattern of sound effects, such as crowd cheers and applause, responsive to a made shot. The goal includes a force activated sensor suspended within the net of the goal by the wires which connect the sensor to the sound effects generating means. The ...



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