Author: COTW Contributor

Celebrating 40,000 Courts with FIBA

Since 2007, Courts of the World and all its users have been adding courts to the global basketball court map. Last week, the FIBA Endorsed Basketball Court Finder achieved the milestone of 40,000 courts!

To mark the occasion, owner Ryan O’Leary and Head of FIBA’s Equipment & Venue Centre, Bart Prinssen, visited the Patrick Baumann Playground in Mies, Switzerland, near the FIBA’s global headquarters.

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Must Hoop : Kalemegdan in Belgrade, Serbia

Looking for a place to hoop? Then you are in the right place. Welcome to Belgrade, Serbia the land of basketball. Welcome to the city where the winners are born. Welcome to the city of two fearless rivals, Crvena Zvezda and Partizan. Welcome to Kalemegdan, the cradle of Serbian basketball, and our featured “must hoop” basketball court.

The Historic Fortress with Two Basketball Areas
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The Beauty of Outdoor Basketball

A basketball in hand, the hoop in my sight, and the breeze of the day to carry me forward. Call it “The beauty of the outdoor basketball court”. You know that feeling when you shoot the ball and hear the “swish!” sound repeatedly? It truly is second to none, isn’t it? (first is hearing the same sound in NBA 2K). You feel like your favourite player on the outside court, you know, the Steph Currys, Lebron James, maybe even a Giannis for you lanky athletic people out there. When we are outside we have the complete freedom to leave out all there on the court (literally) time and time again.

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