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8647220 Basketball training device  
A basketball training device having at least one elongated and vertically extending post with at least two longitudinally spaced openings. At least one elongated arm has one end insertable into one...
8617008 Training devices for trajectory-based sports  
Methods and apparatus related to improving player performance for trajectory-based sports are described. In particular, sporting devices are described that can be utilized to improve player...
8579733 Direct prize-dispensing game with crane dispenser  
A direct prize-dispensing game dispenses prizes using a crane assembly under control of the game player. The player participates in an underlying game of the prize-dispensing game that is...
8465382 Electronic basketball shooting coach  
An Electronic Basketball Shooting Coach device is used to recondition the mind helping people maintain the proper elbow angle range when shooting a basketball. The self-contained device is worn on...
8460131 Method for training a basketball player  
The disclosure describes a method and apparatus for training a basketball player proper movement of a player's feet. The method includes positioning a stand at a generally central location in front...
8439773 Basketball shooting target  
The invention is directed to a novel and unique basketball shooting target removably connected to a basketball goal. The target is an object that includes a female member having a female member...
8409036 Muscular memory training apparatus and method  
A muscular memory training apparatus and method of the present invention is used for training basketball players to shoot a ball to a ring from fixed distances. The apparatus provides numerous...
8333663 Game device, method of controlling game device, program, and information storage medium  
To provide a game device capable of allowing a user to feel a difference in state of mind between a player of a winning team and a player of a losing team when defending. A selection unit (56)...
8277340 Basketball training device  
A basketball training device that mimics an opposing player during practice. The training device has a weighted base set on caster wheels. A vertical support extends upwardly from the base. A slide...
8206246 System and method for improving a basketball player's shooting  
A system and method for improving a player's efficiency in shooting by providing a player with various shooting challenge routines at which a player makes either a total number of shots or a total...
8197362 Basketball free throw practice guide  
The Basketball free throw practice guide includes a flag that extends vertically from an assembly that attaches onto a basketball rim. The assembly includes a flag base, support, and main base that...
8177667 Intra-digital orthosis for use in shooting a ball such as a basketball  
An intra-digital orthosis for use in shooting a ball such as a basketball comprising: index and ring finger receptacles each having an aperture; a middle finger backstop; and first and second...
8152660 Basketball training device  
A basketball training device that simulates the presence of a defensive player more specifically the hand of a defensive player so as to provide practice shooting a basketball with at least a...
8113969 Magic arc  
The purpose of the shooting aid is to provide the basketball player with a visual trajectory of the correct path from the free throw line to the basketball hoop. The unique Tubular Arc Guide design...
8079494 Delivery system  
A product delivery system for delivering a product from a storage area to a dispensing area, such as for use in a vending machine. The product delivery system may include a vacuum holding device, a...
8075424 Sports training device  
A sports training device comprising a stand alone unit comprising a ball securing member attached to a telescopic member. The ball securing member comprises a collar, one or more arms attached to...
8075425 Method for teaching a user proper crossover dribbling using a basketball dribble device  
A basketball dribble device is provided that has two legs, with each leg; and a rigid cross-member extending between the tops of the legs. A method of teaching a player to cross-dribble uses the...
8038549 Basketball shooting training aid and method for its use  
The present invention provides a shooting aid apparatus for basketball players including a device worn by a basketball player to aid the player's shooting forearm to be kept parallel to the...
7955082 Basketball training device and method  
A portable basketball training device and method for creating visual distractions adjacent to an elevated transparent basketball backboard in the vicinity of the rim to facilitate increasing a...
7942763 Basketball rim visual target device  
A visual target device includes a target object and a suspension member or cord. The visual target device can be suspended within a basketball rim to provide a point of focus for a basketball...
7927237 Return machine for spherical gameballs and transport apparatus incorporating the same  
The present disclosure relates to a basketball return machine which may be utilized with either a goal unit or a stand-alone basketball goal. Either or both of the basketball return machine and...
7854668 Laser ball shooting aid  
A signal projecting device wearable on an athlete about to throw a projectile, such as shooting a basketball. The device incorporates a leveling sensor arranged to provide an input signal to the...
7841957 Basketball return apparatus with track extender and deflector  
The present disclosure provides for a foldable, portable, apparatus for use as an operant conditioning basketball shooting practice aid by retrieving and returning shots at the hoop. The apparatus...
7771293 Basketball shooting training aid and method for its use  
The present invention provides a shooting aid for basketball players including a device worn by a basketball player to aid the player's shooting forearm to be kept parallel to the centerline of the...
7736247 Base support for a sport training obstacle  
A training device for use as a playing field obstacle during athletic training exercises. The training device includes a weighted base supportable on an underlying ground surface. The base has at...
7713149 Basketball backboard target  
A static aiming target for perfecting basketball bank shots appears to move horizontally and vertically along a backboard as a player moves back and forth across the court and towards and away from...
7658689 Ultimate defender  
A training assistance device capable of significant height adjustment has at least one adjustable, and preferably, two adjustable arms to allow it to simulate a defender in a variety of sports...
7625304 Straight shot  
A method is provided for improving a basketball players's shooting skills. A basketball player's shooting skills are improved by aligning a shooting arm with a mirror containing a guiding chaser...
7597635 Oversized basketball rim device  
An oversized basketball rim device for retrofitting onto an existing standard sized basketball rim attached to a backboard of a raised goal which increases an opportunity of making a basket when...
7594662 Gift acquisition game device  
A prize-capturing game apparatus 10 comprises a prize storage portion 14 in which a prize 18 is stored. A drop inlet 26 for dropping the prize 18 gripped by a movable body 24 is disposed on the...
7553245 Apparatus for a basketball net for displaying advertisement, making sounds and creating eye catching visual effects  
An apparatus on a net of a basketball hoop for displaying advertisement, making sounds and creating eye catching visual effects when a basketball passes through the net, which comprises a plurality...
7510492 Basketball return net with pivot wings  
A basketball return net assembly that allows the net to be positioned to return the basketball in a set direction. The assembly may attach to a basketball backboard and can be adjusted to point the...
7491140 Basketball return device  
The inventive system relates to a basketball training aid system including a cord-like basketball net having a central vertical axis, the net characterized by a plurality of cord segments and...
7488264 Basketball practice enhancer  
An improved basketball training device is presented. It has a bearing attached to a basketball goal, as well as either a facsimile hoop for attaching on the market chutes or a folding chute. This...
7427244 Basketball training device  
A basketball training device adapted to be detachably mounted directly on a basketball goal to provide a target at which the player aims and strikes with the basketball in order to improve the form...
7311618 Basketball rebound training apparatus  
The present invention is a basketball rebound training apparatus including a rebound unit and an installation tool. The rebound unit includes a dome portion as well as a rim mount structure...
7247105 Convertible game apparatus  
A reconfigurable multi-sport, game apparatus is disclosed. The reconfigurable multi-sport, game apparatus includes multiple, separate target portions and a ball return portion. The multi-sport,...
7223186 Apparatus, assemblies and methods for training athletes  
An athletic training assembly and methods suitable for use in training basketball players. The training assembly allows a ball to be suspended at a selectable height by a suspension member that is...
7201676 Game apparatus  
A sports-themed game apparatus convertible from a storage configuration to a deployed configuration, and vice versa is disclosed. The sports-themed game apparatus includes a rim and a defense...
7175549 Basketball training method to improve jump shooting  
A basketball training aid and method requires a player to jump to sufficient height to see a basket over a curtain, and to shoot over the curtain. The training aid comprises an easily adjustable...
7097589 Safety jump training apparatus  
A safety jump training apparatus designed for safely mounting on a wall to permit an athlete to safely measure their vertical leap. The safety jump training apparatus includes a jump measurement...
7090598 Basketball training device  
A basketball training apparatus for use with a basketball goal is secured to a backboard, the apparatus including a blocking element secured to the backboard. In an embodiment, the blocking element...
7041015 Basketball shooting aid  
A basketball shooting aid having visually distinctive designs, configurations and colors for the purpose of sending immediate visual feedback to the athlete, informing the athlete whether the...
7008337 Basketball return device  
A basketball return device is formed of an injection molded device which is formed as a resilient deflector including a spine extending the length of the device. The spine has a pair of upper and...
6945882 Basketball training and game device  
A portable combination timer/calculator for basketball players and coaches that is used for indicating the elapse of selected time periods and recording the number of attempted baskets, made...
6881161 Basketball training apparatus  
A basketball training apparatus for improving shooting skills and accuracy on all playing levels. The basketball training apparatus is adapted for use with a basketball rim placed above a playing...
6780129 Basketball game system  
A frame supports as a base a plurality of goals rotatably. The goals are arranged asymmetrically with respect to the vertical axix from the view point of a player. Some goals hide others. When a...
6770001 Vacuum crane game with beaded targets  
A crane game with a vacuum head adapted to pick up objects with a smooth extraction surface is disclosed wherein the objects, or targets, include perturbations such as bead shaped projections or...
6746348 Basketball backstop net assembly and kit therefor  
The present invention provides a backstop net assembly and kit for use in combination with a basketball hoop assembly, which comprises a multi-socketed mounting block, a plurality of net extension...
6712722 Basketball shot training device  
A basketball shot training device including a platform having a lower surface and an upper surface. The lower surface is positionable on a flat recipient surface. The upper surface receives a...
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