Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014
Connor Sport Court International (CSCI) is center court this weekend as Chicago becomes the epicenter of the sport of basketball. FIBA, USA Basketball, Nike and the Jordan Brand are joining forces to host a series of world-class events played outdoor on Connor Sports® hardwood surfaces and Sport Court® modular flooring at the 63rd Street Beach on the shoreline of Lake Michigan.
The World Basketball Festival will feature two CSCI courts that will showcase elite men’s basketball players. On the Connor Sports hardwood, members of the 2014 USA Basketball Men’s National Team will face off on a Connor Sports QuickLock portable basketball court as they train for the 2014 FIBA World Cup (also to be played on Connor Sports QuickLock portable courts). While on the Sport Court basketball court teams from the FIBA 3x3 World Tour will compete in the Chicago Masters’ event for their shot at the World Tour finals in Tokyo.
“We are thrilled to be a large part of the exciting slate of world-class basketball events in Chicago this weekend,” said Andrew Gettig, Connor Sport Court International Vice President of International. “The FIBA 3 x 3 World Tour event and the Nike Jordan Brand World Basketball Festival will showcase Connor Sport Court International’s industry-leading ability to provide the best and most unique flooring surfaces for the best basketball events in the world."
Connor Sport Court International is the Official Court of FIBA 3x3 basketball and of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Follow the FIBA 3x3 World Tour and the FIBA Basketball World Cup to see more exciting action on Connor Sport Court basketball courts throughout the summer.
About Connor Sport Court International / http://www.connorsports.com
More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court International surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Founded in 1872, Connor Sport Court International has established themselves as the standard for professional and collegiate sports. Hardwood used in the courts is from a renewable resource, with the U.S. growing six times more hardwood than is harvested each year. Sport Court® is a registered trade mark of Connor Sport Court International. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance. Connor Sport Court International is proud to be the only sports surfacing company in the world that is independently audited and verified as “Zero Waste” and fully ISO 9001:2008 certified.