SnapSports News

SnapSports® provides key assist to NBA All-Star Jam Session 2015

June 11th, 2015
Fans enjoying SnapSports Maple XL flooring during the 2015 NBA All-Star Jam Session

Fans enjoying SnapSports Maple Revolution flooring during the 2015 NBA All Star Game

Following a successful 2014 NBA All-Star Jam Session and a record breaking NBA Nation Summer Tour partnership, SnapSports has been selected by the NBA as the Official Court of NBA House Presented by BBVA Compass which will be held during the 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend.

15,000 sqft of our TuffShield® Maple Revolution® athletic surfacing, chosen by the NBA due to the real wood look, performance, durability, and superior safe play ratings, will make up the courts used for the NBA House events presented by BBVA Compass.

“SnapSports has been great to work with throughout the last year, their level of expertise and commitment to customer service are unmatched,” said Adi Wilk, NBA Director of Events. “SnapSports Sports Flooring exemplifies the safety, performance, and quality that is important to the NBA.”  SnapSports is proud to be a part of the largest and most comprehensive NBA fan experience in the world.

“The NBA is recognized as the world’s premier basketball organization and is home to the world’s elite players and coaches,” said SnapSports CEO Jorgen Moller. “We are all very proud that the NBA recognized the technological advantages found throughout our sports flooring line and chose SnapSports as their partner of the future.”

SnapSports® and NBA Nation Tour End Record Setting Summer with Motor City Bash

June 11th, 2015
Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during NBA House Tour

Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during NBA Nation Tour in Detroit

It’s the end of summer and that means light jackets, back to school, and the end of the 2014 NBA Nation Tour, presented by Sprint. The NBA Nation Tour is the largest NBA mobile experience. This year the tour had a record attendance of over 3 million fans visiting 8 cities with their final destination Detroit, MI for the Arts, Beats, and Eats event. This labor Day finale will feature pistons legends Rich Mahorn and Earl Cureton, the Detroit Pistons Dancers and the high-flying dunk squad ‘Flight Crew’. These and other fan-friendly activities will take place on SnapSports® Outdoor Bounceback® ShowTower® surfacing, the official court of the NBA Nation Tour.

“SnapSports and the NBA Nation Tour have had a fantastic summer, we could not be mored pleased with each of the tour events,” said Jorgen Moller, SnapSports CEO. “Having our patented outdoor courts used by the NBA professionals and over three million NBA fans illustrates exactly what SnapSports is about: bringing top rated, safe surfaces to any backyard or facility with families and athletes at any level.”

SnapSports first partnered with the NBA during the 2014 All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, providing over 100,000 square feet of athletic surfacing for the NBA Jam Session. This partnership continued when SnapSports was selected as the Offical Court of the 2014 NBA Nation Tour. It was important to the NBA that they choose a surface that would guarantee safe play for millions of fans while still playing like a professional floor. SnapSports is proud to be recognized as the only surface in the industry with shock absorption system built right into the understructure. Both Snapsports and the NBA are ecstatic with the outcome of the 2014 Summer Tour.

“The NBA was proud to partner with SnapSports for the 2014 NBA Nation Tour,” said Patrick Sullivan, NBA Vice President of Events. “The quality, performance, and guaranteed safety of SnapSports surfacing played a big part in the success of the NBA’s largest mobile experience.”

SnapSports® and the NBA Nation Tour Ready for Bay Area Basketball

June 11th, 2015

NBA Nation Tour and their custom SnapSports Outdoor Game Courts will continue to bask in the beautiful California sun as we head to San Francisco this weekend , July 25th-26th , to get in some Bay Area Basketball. With an estimated attendance of over one million fans visiting Union Square, the NBA needed a surface that promised easy installation and guaranteed safety for participants of all ages and skill. SnapSports Outdoor BounceBack® ShockTower® surface answered the call. SnapSports is the only modular surface that features a built in shock absorption system to take any game to the next level.

“When it comes to NBA fan events, quality, performance, and safety are the key. SnapSports surfaces are portable, high performance courts and the NBA is excited to partner with SnapSports for the 2014 NBA Nation Tour.” –Patrick Sullivan, Vice-President Events, NBA

Come and join us for the NBA’s largest mobile basketball experience. The Union Square Event will include the Sprint Ultimate Shot, the NBA Fan Combine, and the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown where amateur dunkers can earn cash prizes and the chance to compete during 2015 All-Star Weekend.

Along with Free admission, The Union Square Event will offer adults and kids alike the chance to dribble, dunk, and show off their skills on the high performance SnapSports surfacing. SnapSports is thrilled with the success of the tour so far and is excited to be able to partner with the NBA.

SnapSports® 2014 Summer Heats up with the NBA In Sacramento

June 11th, 2015
NBA kids shooting around at NBA Nation Tour

Kids taking jumpers at NBA Nation Tour

The summer is heating up as SnapSports® custom Outdoor BounceBack ShockTower® Basketball courts, traveling with the 2014 NBA Nation Tour presented by Sprint heads west; stopping in Sacramento, CA July 11-13. SnapSports is excited to be chosen at the official flooring of the 2014 NBA Nation Tour.  The 2014 NBA Nation Tour is the largest traveling NBA experience with an expected attendance of over 200,000 people. The tour will also have featured contests, clinics and player appearances aimed to please all ages and skill levels.

With an action packed weekend full of dunking and shooting hoops, the NBA needs a versatile surface that performs in all temperatures and climates making SnapSports® BounceBack ShockTower® the easy choice.

SnapSports® Has Home Court Advantage During AAU’s Big Mountain Jam 2014

June 27th, 2014

Salt Lake City, the home of SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces, welcomes the Amateur Athletic Union’s (AAU) 2014 Big Mountain Jam! This three-day tournament, comprised of over 300 teams will, will be played on 28 SnapSports Indoor ShockTower® surfaces chosen for top ratings in performance and ease of installation. We are excited to be able to participate in an event right here in our own back yard.

“To partner with such a world class event hosted in our own backyard is an incredible opportunity; our team is looking forward to catching a great weekend of competitive basketball action.” – Jorgen Moller, CEO SnapSports

AAU, now in its 23rd year of tournament hosting, is recognized as one of the premier event operators in the country hosting over 40 tournaments a year. Big Mountain Jam continues to grow with teams traveling from Utah, Nevada, California, Idaho, Colorado and Canada

AAU tournaments are professional events that are fun and guaranteed safe for athletes of all ages. For the safest surface on the market, Big Mountain Jam chose SnapSports Indoor ShockTower®, the only modular surface with a shock absorption system built into the under-structure of the floor.

Athletes, coaches, and AAU Officials alike look forward to competing on the tournament surfacing and SnapSports is looking forward to being there for all the action!